Date(s) - 16/12/2016
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mint Music Yonge & Dundas
On Friday December 16th beginning at 6:00 pm The Toronto Guitar School and Mint Music presents our Student and Teacher Concert and Social at our Yonge and Dundas Street Location at 116 Bond Street.
Come out and meet other students, teachers, musicians and music lovers for a fun-filled evening of entertainment and song. We have got a great program of professional entertainment lined up so mark it in your calendar and bring your friends. Mint Music and Toronto Guitar School students and teachers will perform between 6-7:30 PM. Admission is Free however space is limited so if you are planning to attend please RSVP on the meetup and email us at email@example.com so we can add you to the guest list and reserve you a seat.
FRIDAY DECEMBER 16th – PROGRAM
5:30 PM – Soundcheck for performers on Main Level, Socializing, Light Food and Refreshments on Lower Level
6:00 PM – Toronto Guitar School and Mint Music Performances – FREE but R.V.S.P in advance to confirm your attendance and reserve your seat.
7:30 PM – Toronto Guitar School and Mint Music Potluck and Social in Lower Level
8:00 PM – Sikuris of St. Lawrence – South American Christmas Concert. Sikuris of St. Lawrence is led by Toronto Guitar School instructor Rodrigo Chavez. Tickets are available through Toronto Guitar School and Mint Music for students and friends of the school at a special discount. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
10:00 PM – End of Program
KC is an established singer/songwriter in Toronto, having written and recorded 100+ original songs in his career thus far. Since 2007, he has been the leader/singer/guitar player of an 8 piece band called KC Roberts & The Live Revolution (KCLR). KCLR has released 5 full length records, played festivals and shows all over Canada and the U.S, Sold over 3,000 CD’s in Japan, acquired hundreds of thousands of youtube views on their channel, and have a large and loyal fan base across the country. A large portion of KCLR’s fans are musicians, who enjoy the bands writing, arrangements and musicianship. The band unique approach, as well as KC’s writing and arranging, inspire many of the young and older musicians to pursue their instruments and playing in deeper ways. KC is the principal songwriter and musical director of the band, having written most of the horn lines, bass lines, grooves, melodies and chordal harmony and all the lyrics and guitar parts in the band’s catalogue. They just recently finished a 20 day west coast tour starting in Edmonton and ending in L.A. KC’s music is regularly played on CBC radio.
Brazilian multi-instrumentalist André Valério is in high demand as a guitarist, composer and arranger. André ‘s versatility has taken him around the world to perform in important music festivals and venues in Canada, the Netherlands, Mexico and Brazil. His interest in music began at a very young age after listening to Brazil’s most enduring musical genres, Bossa Nova. Inspired to compose and arrange since he was a teenager, for many years André studied classical guitar, jazz and latin music among other styles. His deep passion for music led him to learn six instruments: acoustic guitar, piano, mandolin, cavaquinho, bass and electric guitar
Glen Alan is an professional musician, composer, recording producer and a passionate music educator. Glen graduated with his Grade 8 Piano Certificate from the Royal Conservatory of Music and his Vocal Performance Diploma from Humber College with First Class Honours. Glen has recorded 2 CDs to date and has been playing and recording music professionally in numerous bands and vocal groups for well over 25 years.
A committed humanitarian and environmentalist, Glen’s original material spans a wide range of styles and influences exploring the gamut of human emotion from separation, loss, love, humour, hope and inspiration. Glen Alan’s ‘singing and songwriting style has been compared to Steely Dan, Ben Folds, Queen, the Beatles and Brian Wilson.
Glen Alan has performed and recorded with locally and internationally recognized artists such as Brian Dickinson, Dylan Bell, Tony Nesbitt-Larking, Suba Sankaran, Christopher Plock, Max Senitt, Natalie McMaster, Mark Dubois, Tim Bovaconti, Chris Birkett, Lenny Soloman, Steve Hunter, Jackie Richardson and many others…
For samples of Glen’s music, please visit his Reverbnation profile at http://www.reverbnation.com/glenalan