Strings Fest 2020: Celebrating Black Composers

Event Date and Time: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Event Type: 
McIntyre Performing Arts Centre
135 Fennell Ave E
Hamilton, Ontario

Strings Fest 2020 Now in our 9th year, this annual FREE event brings together 100+ local string players from the Bel Canto Strings Academy, ranging in age from 6-75 and in level from beginner to advanced, performing alongside Mohawk Music college musicians and local professionals. This year's theme is Celebrating Black Composers and features music by Florence B Price, Francisca Chiquinha Gonzaga, Ignatius Sancho, Scott Joplin, Thomas "Blind Tom" Greene Wiggins, Lionel Ritchie, Ben E King, Michael Jackson, local artists Jaedon Daly and Liam Taylor and more.