Schedule-at-a-Glance

This Schedule will be updated regularly. Be sure to check back for the most current information!

Admission to Festival concerts is free to Festival registrants, and the Patrick Wedd concert on Thursday afternoon will be free to the public as well. All concerts except the Monday Wickerham concert are open to the general public, and admission will be charged.

For ticket prices and ordering, see the Concert Tickets page.


Sunday, 10 July, 2016 (Pre-Festival Events)

8:00 pm
Silent Movie: “Safety Last”
1923 Harold Lloyd film, accompanied by entertainer Spencer Evans
Hotel, Gibraltar Room (2nd floor). Seating limited to 100 persons.
Cost: $10 for Festival registrants, $15 for the public

Monday, 11 July, 2016 (Day 1)

8:30-10:00 am
National Council Meeting
St. George’s Cathedral Hall
10:30 am-12:00 noon
Workshop choices
Accessible Organ Music (Peter Nikiforuk) — St. George’s Cathedral
Functional Vocal Training: vocal registers and healthy, reflexive warm-ups for choirs (Holly Gwynne-Timothy) — St. George’s Cathedral Hall
12:00 noon
Bach’s Lunch
St. George’s Cathedral Hall
2:00 pm
Buses leave the Hotel for the Kingston Korean Church
2:30 pm
Dave Wickerham Theatre Organ Concert
(This event is reserved for Festival Registrants only. Dave will be giving a public concert on Friday evening, with tickets available here.)
Kingston Korean Church
4:30 pm
Buses return to the Hotel
DINNER on your own
8:00 pm
Capital Chamber Choir Concert  (see the Concert Program)
St. George’s Cathedral
President’s Reception to follow at the Hotel, 2nd floor Ballroom

Tuesday, 12 July, 2016 (Day 2)

9:00-10:30 am
Annual General Meeting
Hotel, Gibraltar Room, nd floor)
10:30 am-12:00 noon
Felix Hell Workshop:
Articulation — The Great Paradox in Music

St. George’s Cathedral
LUNCH on your own
2:00 pm
Buses leave the Hotel for St. Mary’s Cathedral
2:30 pm
Mark McDonald Concert  (see the Concert Program)
St. Mary’s Cathedral
3:30 pm
One bus leaves the Hotel for St. Mary’s Cathedral
3:45 pm
All buses leave St. Mary’s Cathedral for Belleville
5:00 pm
Catered dinner provided at
Sans-Souci French Restaurant in Belleville
7:30 pm
Rachel Mahon Concert  (see the Concert Program)
Bridge Street United Church, Belleville

Wednesday, 13 July, 2016 (Day 3)

8:00 am
Early bus leaves the Hotel for Heathfield
(for those participating in the Convocation Rehearsal at 8:30 am)
9:30 am
Buses leave the Hotel for Heathfield
10:00-11:30 am
Convocation - Adrian Foster, organist
Sisters of Providence Mother-house, Heathfield
11:30 am
Buses return to the Hotel following Convocation
12:00-2:30 pm
Thousand Islands River Cruise and Banquet
Entertainment provided by the Spencer Evans Jazz Trio
The cruise boat will leave from Crawford Wharf at the foot of Brock Street. (This is a 7-minute walk from the Hotel; the bus will be available for those who need it.)
PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE! The tour must end at 2:30, and if the boat is delayed by latecomers, it means the cruise will be shortened!
2:30 pm
Buses leave the wharf for the Hotel and for
Chalmers United Church (for those attending the Academy Concert)
3:30 pm
Academy Concert
Chalmers United Church
or:
Workshop choices
Anthem Reading (Darrell Bryan) — St. George’s Cathedral Hall
Preparing for Written Exams and Keyboard Tests (David Cameron) — St. George’s Cathedral, Choir Room
DINNER on your own
8:00 pm
Isabelle Demers performing the Godfrey Hewitt Memorial Concert  (see the Concert Program)
St. George’s Cathedral
A Cash Bar Reception will follow at the Hotel, 2nd floor Ballroom

Thursday, 14 July, 2016 (Day 4)

9:00 am
Isabelle Demers Workshop:
Practising Efficiently — or how to spend as little time as possible in the practice room!
St. George’s Cathedral
10:30 am-12:00 noon
Workshop choices
Awareness Through Movement (Susan Yee) — Hotel, 2nd floor Ballroom B
Music and Architecture (Peter Coffman) — Hotel, Gibraltar Room (2nd floor)
The Influence of Clothing and Dance on Baroque Music (Edgar Tumak) — Hotel, 2nd floor Ballroom A
LUNCH on your own
2:30 pm
Patrick Wedd Mini Concert  (see the Concert Program)
(NOTE: There is no admission charge for this concert.)
St. George’s Cathedral
3:30 pm
College Service
Men and Boys Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa
Matthew Larkin Director, Patrick Wedd, Accompanist
St. George’s Cathedral
DINNER on your own
7:15-7:30 pm
Buses leave the Hotel for the Isabel Bader Centre
8:00 pm
Felix Hell performing the Mervin Mowry Costigan Memorial Concert  (see the Concert Program)
The Isabel Bader Centre
Followed by a Closing Reception back at the Hotel, 2nd floor Ballroom

The Isabel - Front EntranceThe Isabel Bader Centre - Front Entrance

S5 Box