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The Columbus Orchestra

The Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra invited our own Maestro Paolo Busato to conduct their latest concert, on February 5, 2017 at 3pm in the Columbus Centre. Entitled, Viennese Waltzes, Overtures and Arias, the Maestro conducted Tenor, Rocco Rupolo and Soprano, Sydney Baedke in their stunning performances.

The Columbus Centre Rotunda was sold out on two levels with standing room only and pieces were met with thunderous applause and standing ovations.

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The Columbus Concert Band

LiveoThe Columbus Concert Band won First Place and a Platinum Award (scoring over 90%) at the Kiwanis Music Festival 2017 with their performance of, "In a Persian Market", (Albert W. Ketèlbey). Conducted by Maestro Livio Leonardelli.

Now, the CCB is going provincial! The CCB has been recommended to compete at the OMFA (Ontario Music Festivals Association) Provincials by our Kiwanis adjudicators Dennis Beck and Michele Fortin. The band will be competing in the Class 4 Category of Community Bands, and we will be submitting a recording of our Kiwanis performance along with a second recording of our choice. What a great validation of all our hard work and effort!