The 18-voice St. James Anglican Cathedral Choir is made up of professional classical singers, conducted by Vicki St. Pierre. In the photo, they are performing at the Diamond Jubilee Gala at Roy Thomson Hall, hosted by the Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, and Mrs. Ruth Ann Onley.
Guitar virtuoso Ken Whiteley returns to New Hamburg Live! to star in our Gala, Wednesday, May 29, 7 p.m. Ken is a popular part of the Festival, having performed in our gospel concert (twice) and at the jazz night in 2012. This year, he does what he does best -- well, one of many things he does best -- as he breaks out the bluegrass riffs.
Denise Pelley will perform at the London Pro Musica Gospel Concert, Sunday afternoon, June 2. Desnise most recently performed here at the New Hamburg Live! 2012 Christmas concert, a benefit for Wilmot Family Resource Centre.
London Pro Musica performs in a dynamic gospel concert on June 2, directed by Vicki St. Pierre and with special guests Denise Pelley, Stephen Holowitz, Earl Filsinger, Junior Riggin and Robert Menegoni. (Photo by Jim Kost)
Performs in recital with Lucas Harris on Friday, May 31. Choir conductor for choral workshop, Saturday, June 1, 1:30 p.m., and chorale in concert Saturday evening, June 1, 7:30 p.m. Vicki also conducts the St. James Cathedral Choir (Thursday, May 30, 7:30 p.m.) and London Pro Musica (Sunday, June 2, 3 p.m.)
Pianist Charlene Nafziger will join Ken Whiteley and his band at the Gala, May 29, and will accompany the mass choir for the choral workshop Saturday afternoon, and their performance with Ashley MacIsaac on Saturday evening.
Bassist Junior Riggin will perform in the London Pro Musica Gospel Concert, Sunday, June 2, 3 p.m. He is also a member of the band for The River Rolls, which will be presented live in several locations in 2013.