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  • Successful Newfoundland Tour!

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    Manotick Brass arrived in the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador on September 14 and spent the next 11 days visiting and playing at communities on the Avalon and Bonavista Peninsulas.  The first stop was St. John’s, the provincial capital, after which the ensemble travelled to Dildo and eventually the town of Bonavista. Manotick Brass presented […]

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  • Celebrating Canada 150

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    Our new program to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary  titled “A Canadian Odyssey” was launched at very successful concert on June 24,2017 at Knox Presbyterian Church, Manotick.   This was an evening of all Canadian music which took the audience on a musical journey through confederation visiting each province as it came into the Canadian Confederation.  […]

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  • A Toast to the Bard

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    January 25th is the birthday of the Scottish Bard Robbie Burns and we celebrated the event with an all Scottish musical program.  Our first concert took place in Richmond where we played for a luncheon organized by ROSSS, who support seniors in Southern rural Ottawa.  On Robbie Burns Day we presented our Scottish program to […]

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  • “Songs of Christmas”

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    Our new Christmas CD titled “Songs of Christmas” was launched at a CD Release Concert held at Knox Presbyterian Church in Manotick on Saturday November 26, 2016.  Adding to the celebration were the Knox Church Choir and pianist Nathaniel Sargent.  The CD has been well received and sales have been brisk.  You can order your copy of […]

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  • Magnificent Manotick Musicale!

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    Once again Manotick Brass delighted the audience at this year’s Manotick Musicale held May 7 at the United Church in Manotick.   The ensemble’s upbeat music was complimented by their stunning costumes simulating a colourful marching band.  The theme of the 2016 Manotick Musicale was the musical “Bye Bye Birdie” which was inspired by the phenomenon […]

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  • Salute to the Emerald Isle!

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    This year Manotick Brass celebrated St. Patrick’s Day in style with a program full of Irish ballads and pub songs.  As a result of their successful tour of Ireland in 2014 Manotick Brass has an extensive repertoire of authentic Irish tunes.  These include some of the favourite songs heard in many Irish pubs as well […]

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  • Carols at Sunset

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    On December 6, 2015 Watson’s Mill in Manotick’s Heritage Square was standing room only for the annual traditional “Carols at Sunset” led by the Manotick Brass Ensemble.  For some forty five minutes the audience sang along to a selection of Christmas Carols and songs.  There was something for all ages and the children present were […]

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  • The Pearly Band

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    The Pearly Band took to the stage on May 2 as part of this year’s Manotick Musicale, an annual fund raising concert for Rural Ottawa South Support Services (ROSSS) in Manotick.  The theme for this year’s show was the story of Oliver Twist, the orphan boy created by Charles Dickens and his band of juvenile […]

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  • Manotick Brass in Ireland

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    The members of the ensemble and their spouses left Ottawa on Sunday September 14, arriving in Dublin on Monday September 15 for a two week playing trip in Ireland.  Monday was taken with settling into the Premier Apartments in Sandyford, our home for the next six days.  The following day, Tuesday, the group travelled from […]