JUNE   2018
Orchestra photo (above):
Larry Folliott 

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Come join us
for an afternoon
in the country 

A relaxing Sunday afternoon in the country, with an eclectic array of music, taste-tempting finger food, a glass of wine, a stroll through perennial gardens you dream of having . . .
What could be more fun?
So make your plans now for Cows & Classics, the Stratford Symphony Orchestra's annual summer music celebration and fundraiser on Sunday, June 24, at the David and Annamarie Murray farm west of Stratford.
The music will include:
  • A quartet of SSO horn players (Andrew MacDonald, Randi 
    Patterson, Tony Snyder, Devon Martene) performing Heinrich Hubler's Concerto for Four Horns in F, plus other selections 
  • Chloe Weir, who will sing three humorous songs, plus a classical selection. Chloe just last month won the open voice category at the provincial music festival competition. She was also the national open musical theatre champion in 2017.
  • Maddox Keller, a 15-year-old singer and a regular performer at the Mitchell Music Festival and the Kiwanis Festival of the Performing Arts in Stratford for the past eight years. He will sing three musical theatre numbers.
  • Tony White, an actor and performer, who will "croon" some familiar tunes
Tickets ($20) are available at the event, as well as on the SSO website and at Blowes Stationery and Fanfare Books in Stratford. The event begins at 1:30 p.m. 
(Please bring a chair for each member of your party.)
To reach the Murray farm from Stratford, drive west on Highway 8 toward Mitchell. Turn left on Road 155 and proceed to 3844.  
(Drive around the Local Traffic Only sign, since the construction is beyond the Murray farm.)

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