College Events


2012/2013 College Year

Sunday September 15, 2012, 16:00
Home of Geoffrey and Olivia Thornburn
Fall Barbecue
Sunday December 9, 2012, 14:30
Windrift QuintetRoyal Jubilee Hospital
Christmas at Pemberton Chapel
Windrift Woodwind Quintet with Geoffrey Thornburn, organ
Music of Haydn, Mozart, Strauss and Joplin
Admission by donation, refreshments available
Co-sponsored with The RJH Nursing Alumnae Association
Saturday January 5, 2012, 12:00
Home of Jean Pearce
Epiphany Potluck Lunch with presentation by Nicholas Fairbank on his trip to the Arctic
Saturday February 9, 2013, 14:30-16:00
David Palmer St Luke Cedar Hill Anglican Church
Creative Hymn Playing Workshop by David Palmer from Windsor ON
From traditional hymns to songs with a pop feel to world music, we will explore techniques of building on the notes on the page: embellishing and enriching the basic harmony, varying the texture, realizing a lead sheet, and developing plans of registration.
Cost: $10
Saturday February 9, 2013, 19:00
Casavant opus 400 (1910) Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
The King Frolicks!!David Palmer plays the 3000-pipe Casavant organ
Program highlights:
  • Toccata and Fugue in D minor - Johann Sebastian Bach
  • "Jig" Fugue - Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Musical Clocks (excerpts) - Haydn
  • Gospel Prelude "Jesus Loves Me" - William Bolcom
  • Ragtime Lullaby - William Albright
  • Toccata - Eugene Gigout
  • Battle Capers - Rosalie Bonighton
  • Britannia Waives the Rules (with footy songs) - Simon Lesley
  • Cat Suite - Denis Bédard
  • The Squirrel - Powell Weaver
  • Kiya Pup Strut - Robin Dinda
  • Carillon-Sortie - Henri Mulet
Admission: $15; children, young adults 25 & under free
Saturday May 25, 2013
Home of Jean Pearce
12:00 Potluck luncheon
13:30 Victoria Centre Annual General Meeting
August 11-15, 2013
Ottawa, Ontario
Orgelfest 2013 National Convention of the RCCO
Early registration rates are in effect until May 15.