Aug 13

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016 11:30 AM HONOURING EDNA KNOCK

Continuing its custom of celebrating renowned Westman musicians and teachers, Augustfest sponsors a luncheon honouring Edna Knock. Purchase tickets for this event in advance at Brandon University School of Music office. Luncheon held at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016 3:00 PM A MUSICAL DETECTIVE STORY

Readings from Clinkerstone, a novel by Brandon-born Michael Kearns which explores how memories are stamped on the music people perform or create. After a chance meeting with its composer, musician Sean Gallagher searches for the missing movements of a melancholy piano sonata. The presentation closes with the sonata as imagined by composer Adam Gorb.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016 7:30 PM HIGH STANDARDS

James McLennan and Millicent Scartlett join the Augustfest String Quartet in an evening of favourites from the Great American Songbook, as arranged by Laura Jones.