Win Tickets to Spring Forward Into Flight

Saturday, May 3, 7:00pm
First Church of the Nazarene, 65 Richard Way SW
Tickets: Adults, $25; students and seniors, $20; children 12 and younger, free

As part of Calgary Boys’ Choir’s flight-themed 2013-14 season, this exciting multimedia concert features all levels of the Calgary Boys’ Choir in classical and modern songs about flight and things that fly.

Boys will be singing flight-themed songs including Mendelssohn’s “O for the wings of a dove,” a traditional First Nations’ “Fly like an Eagle” with drumming and choreography, “Be like a bird” by Edmonton composer, Sheila Wright, and Pink Floyd’s “Learning to Fly” with 6 Minute Warning, a Canadian male a cappella sensation. 6 Minute Warning is renowned for its exceptional singing - tight harmonies, seamless phrasing, thrilling lead-solos, and intricate beat-boxing. The group inspires audiences both young and old with a repertoire ranges from rock, pop, jazz, classical, and choral music.

Calgary Culture is giving away one pair of tickets to the show!

To enter, please fill out the form below. Contest closes at 4:00pm on Thursday, May 1.

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Chris Reimer was a talented Calgary musician, performing in groups including Women, Azeda Booth, Veritas and Gold as well as his own solo work. He passed away in 2012 at the age of 26 and Quickdraw Animation Studio has come up with an incredible way to keep his spirit alive. It is creating  a non-narrative animated short with several animators. Each animator will be given two of Chris's drawings to use as a starting and ending frame. They can do what they want with the in-between frames, and each animator's final frame will be the starting frame for the next animator. When it is completed, it will honour Chris through his own art and music as well as work that he inspired. Funds from this campaign will go toward paying the animators who have contributed their time and talent for free without asking for compensation.

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