SCHWEITZER / BACH BENEFIT EVENT
Musica St. James, the community concert series of St. James Anglican Church, in association with the Canadian Friends of Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti, presents The Words of Albert Schweitzer and the Music of Johann Sebastian Bach on Friday May 10th 2013 @ 8:00 PM, at St. James Anglican Church. This evening features Christopher Dawes, organist / director of music, and the musicians and readers of St. James Anglican Church. All tickets: $25.00 each. Reception to follow. All funds raised will benefit the Canadian Friends of Hopital Albert Schweitzer Haiti.
SPRING DANCE CELEBRATION
Please join Jane and Lynn for a Spring dance celebration at St. James: “The Wonder of Water”. You are invited to dance on Friday, May 10th, from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM and on Saturday, May 11th, from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.The cost for Friday night is whatever you’re moved to donate to the Dundas Circle. The cost for Saturday is $40.00 for 3 sessions of dance and an Energy Spa after lunch. Please bring a bag lunch and supper for meal times, or visit the many restaurants in Dundas for your noon and evening meals. Music and steps will be available. Our registrar is Donna Rutherford and she can be contacted at: email@example.com. Join us!
The next edition of ‘Happenings’, our parish newsletter, will be published towards the end of May. It will also be the last newsletter before Jim’s ministry as rector of St. James (spanning 15 years) comes to an end. You are invited to include as many brief tributes to Jim as you care to submit. They should be no more than a sentence or two, as in, ‘I/we appreciate especially Jim’s…..’. Please send your appreciations to: firstname.lastname@example.org, or leave them at the office in Peter Davison’s mail-slot. Closing date for all submission to the next newsletter is May 10th.
Join us this Sunday, May 12th @ 4:00 PM for this month’s service of Jazz Vespers, featuring Patricia wheeler on sax, Stacie McGregor on piano, John Veretta on drums, and the usual suspect on bass. A favourite side musician in numerous jazz and commercial ensembles, saxophonist Patricia Wheeler has performed across Canada and the United States with such diverse groups as MC Company, the Ron Davis trio, Grooveyard, and the Mississauga symphony. She has contributed to the pit orchestras of teh Shaw Festival and Talk is Free Theatre, and as a long-standing member of the Juno-award winning Neufeld-Occhipinti Jazz orchestra, has shared the state with Don Byron, Sam Rivers, Phil Nimmons, and Ray Anderson. Her compositions and arrangements have been performed by jazz orchestras, concert bands, choirs and soloists, and her jazz octet recording, “The Absolute Faith Orchestra” was released to critical acclaim. Patricia holds a PhD in music from York University, where her scholarly work on the music of Henry Mancini was recently nominated for a 2013 President’s Dissertation Award.