We are just a few days away from the Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg’s 120th Anniversary Celebration on Sunday, the 3rd of May 2015 at the Hotel Fort Garry!
“Tea with James” – featuring James Ehnes, violin and Andrew Armstrong – piano – will be a musical event to remember! We have SOLD OUT! Thank you for all the support our organization has received over an amazing timeline, and we look forward to celebrating many more years with you!
Our season kicks off on October 18th, 2015 with an amazing quintet – WindSync – featuring a Winnipeg born flautist Garrett Hudson, who will be remembered as a WMC Scholarship winner, and a finalist in the 2008 WMC McLellan Competition. This quintet is not to be missed!
November 22, 2015 – 38th Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition Winner – this year featuring strings – Winner – Joshua Peters – violin with pianist/accompanist Katherine Dowling.
December 27, 2015 – WMC Scholarship Winners’ Recital – 6 winners from the competition will perform, and receive scholarship monies totalling $13,500. The winners will be announced May 9th 2015 at Eva Clare Hall, Marcel Desautel Faculty of Music, U of M, 65 Dafoe Road. Free admission to watch the auditions on this date from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please come out and listen to some incredible Manitoba talent and provide an audience for the performers.
April 3, 2016 – Maxim Bernard, piano, he will celebrate the anniversary of a legendary performance, given 30 years ago by Vladimir Horowitz in Moscow, with works by Mozart, Rachmaninoff, Liszt, Schubert and others. Exciting indeed!
WMC McLellan Competition
April 22nd 2016 – is also the much anticipated finals for the WMC McLellan Competition for Solo Performance with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra – held biannually with scholarships totalling $20,000 – supporting artists who are performing at an advanced level and aiming toward a performance career in classical music.
Save the date for this exceptional event! Interested artists have until the 1st December 2015 to apply for this competition! The application is available online now!
Season Subscriptions: Earlybird – $80 until August 15th 2015 then Regular subscriptions $90. Student $20. Send cheque or money order to: WMC, 529 Laidlaw Blvd., Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3P 0L2. Individual tickets available from McNally Robinson Booksellers or at the door (cash or cheque only). Students $5 at the door. For a season brochure or to order a subscription phone 204-944-9431.
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