There will be an outdoor acoustic piano and some great entertainment scheduled from 10-4:00pm. In between scheduled performers we invite you to take part in creating music.
There will be the opportunity to learn some improvising techniques with teachers from Motif Music Studios (www.motifmusicstudios.com ) (even if you have never played the piano before!) or drop by to play a song that you have in your fingers and would love to share with others.
|10:00am||Rachel Fuller (clarinet) & Amie Webster (piano)|
|11:00am||Nathania Schmaling: A young student and teacher with a passion for Classical music.|
|12:30pm||Ralph Barrat will be joining us for the start of the afternoon. Come and enjoy his jazz styling at the piano.|
|3:00pm||Erik Eriksson will be rocking into the later afternoon with his unique style of blues and rock n’ roll piano. You won’t want to miss the fun.|
|3:45pm||Torin H will be joining us to wrap up a terrific day at the ‘Piano Corner’|
- Ralph Barrat
Ralph Barrat is a jazz singer and piano player from the Comox Valley. Currently performing around the Island at weddings, restaurants, and seniors centres as a soloist or in a duo, he can also be found in many jazz groups such as the Ralph Barrat Group, Sax & Violins!, and the Georgia Straight Big Band.… More » »
- Erik Eriksson
Blues keyboarder Erik Eriksson’s musical motto – E=music² - captures the spirit of his music, an amalgam of contemporary blues and 1950s rock and roll.
Influenced by rock and roll greats Little Richard, Ray Charles and Jerry Lee Lewis and taught by Canada’s premier blues keyboarders Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, Julian Fauth and David Vest, Erik “the Big E” Eriksson engenders enormous enjoyment with his ten fingers on his eighty-eight keys.… More » »