Music Among Friends
Gianetta Baril Harp
With the Bok Brass Quintet
Sunday, March 18, 2018
$35 Adult | $25 Senior [65+] | $10 Student | BUY TICKETS
This concert is dedicated to the memory of Armand Baril.
Juno Award-winning harpist Gianetta Baril has had a distinguished solo career for over 30 years, receiving
consistent praise for her dramatic artistry and spectacular technique. Career highlights include performing as Canada’s representative to the World Harp Congress and as a soloist for the Queen, Prince Charles and the late Lady Diana. Since returning to Canada, she has continued to perform a wide variety of solo and chamber music recitals.
Bok Brass is one of Edmonton’s finest chamber ensembles, with over 120 years of combined performing experience from its members. Formed in 2015, Bok Brass performs a wide range of music, ranging from standard brass quintet works, to transcriptions and new commissions.
Joel Gray, trumpet: A well-known figure in the Edmonton music scene, Joel is a music instructor at MacEwan University. He performs regularly with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, the Edmonton Jazz Orchestra and the Tommy Banks Big Band.
Russell Whitehead, trumpet: Russell holds a Master’s degree in Performance from the University of Michigan. He has played Principal Trumpet for the Saskatoon Symphony and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestras.
Megan Evans, horn: Hailing from Vancouver, Megan Evans serves as Assistant Principal Horn with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. She performs regularly in recital, and in 2012 was a featured soloist with the ESO.
Alden Lowrey, trombone: After initial training with Ken Read at the Alberta College Conservatory of Music, Alden received a Bachelor of Music from the University of Alberta, where he studied with John McPherson.
Hannah Gray, tuba/bass trombone: Hannah studied music at MacEwan University and the University of Alberta. She has performed with a wide variety of music ensembles including the Tommy Banks Big Band and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.