307 likes. It is the life of an in-demand percussionist. Armed Forces. Government Organization. The Maple Leaf Brass Band is a diverse group, ranging in age from 14 to 80. (Honours) in neuroscience. Founded in 1969, the band members with great pride, continue to represent the ottawa fire services, the city of Ottawa and Canada. The Ottawa Community Concert Band (OCCB) gratefully acknowledges the financial support of: Portobello Retirement Residence, Soloway Jewish Community Centre, Wakefield-LaPeche Community Centre, Extendicare West End Villa, The Westwood, Perley & Rideau Veterans Health Centre, St Vincent's Hospital. Nepean Concert Band Currently under the direction of Terry Duncan, the band has a membership of approximately 60 volunteer musicians, from all walks of life. Governor General's Foot Guards. Search. Location: Ottawa Grace Manor (1156 Wellington Street West) ... community at large come to this annual tree lighting ceremony and enjoy the sounds of Christmas from The Salvation Army Brass Band along with a Community Carol Sing. And he has been involved in many more defunct ones over his career. Maple Leaf Brass band-Hallelujah-Ottawa-2016. Keigan MacDonnell – French horn Keigan Macdonell is an undergraduate student at Carleton University, where he is completing a B.Sc. Currently, Christine performs on French horn with the National Capital Concert Band and the Manotick Brass Ensemble in Ottawa. Loading... Close. Watch Queue Maple Leaf Brass band-Hallelujah-Ottawa-2016. Skip navigation Sign in. The band performs in and out of Ottawa and averages over a dozen performances a year before audiences of 200 to 8000 people. The Polished Brass Quintet is an Ottawa-based brass ensemble that has been entertaining audiences for over 20 years. The Dirty Catfish Brass Band’s aim is to inspire, create and instigate – but, mostly, they just want you on your feet. All these other commitments aside Essoudry’s current primary focus is on his brass band … Bringing traditional marching brass band style of music at a wide variety of events for the enjoyment of all. Undeniably tight, yet reckless as hell, The Dirty Catfish Brass Band (DCBB) deals in powerful phrasing and performances drenched with rhythm. The Ottawa Brass Initiative. We have members who are truck drivers, computer programmers, teachers, small business owners, martial arts instructors, government workers, students and professional musicians. Check out our concerts page for upcoming performances. Band of the Governor General's Foot Guards. The band was deployed in 2018 and 2019, with the goal of strengthening the relationship between Latvia and NATO by performing for, and with Latvian citizens. Manotick Brass arrived in the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador on September 14 and spent the next 11 days visiting and playing at communities on the Avalon and Bonavista Peninsulas. The Ottawa area percussionist is involved in seven active ensembles of all shapes and sizes. The Ottawa Brass Initiative. The first stop was St. John’s, the provincial capital, after which the ensemble travelled to Dildo and eventually the town of … This video is unavailable. TOBI is a collective of brass musicians dedicated to inspiring a passion for music and brass instruments through performance and educational outreach. We have been invited to the Festival of Brass hosted by Canada’s premier brass band, The Hannaford Street Silver Band, in Toronto. Musician.