Sidney Concert Band announces November 7 concert for Remembrance Day – Saanich News


Members of the Sidney Concert Band perform at the 2019 Salute Our Veterans concert. (Sidney Concert Band)

Sidney Concert Band announces Remembrance Day concert on November 7

The Tribute to our Veterans concert will take place at the Mary Winspear Center

The Sidney Concert Band will hold its annual Tribute to our Veterans concert on November 7, in honor of Remembrance Day.

Director Bruce Ham will conduct the band at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney, and the concert will feature music and marches from Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for the Common Man and Oscar Peterson’s Hymn to Freedom, to You’ve Got a Friend in Me, with singer Nicola Hesnes. The evening’s theme will also include a thank you to healthcare workers and frontline workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The Sidney Concert Band looks forward to entertaining you soon and will resume practice this fall with all appropriate health protocols in place for the safety of musicians and the community,” the concert band said in a statement.

Tickets are $20, available online at or by calling the box office at 250-656-0275.

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