Free concert for Toronto families!

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Violin sensation Chris McKhool gets children up and dancing, clapping, laughing and singing songs. Chris plays many musical styles (jazz, blues, classical, Rumba, flamenco, funk, world beat, East Coast fiddling and more) to engage children and parents in the world of music. With Fiddlefire! kids scat-sing, become a rhythm section and join Chris on stage to play rare percussion instruments. Participation both from their seats and onstage is encouraged as Chris and his band explore music from around the world!

Saturday April 25, 2 pm
Cosburn United Church
1108 Greenwood Avenue, East York, ON M4J 4E6
For parents and children    FREE

https://www.facebook.com/events/877316598981555/

“CELEBRATE!” in Ajax ST. FRANCIS CENTRE – SAT DEC 13

JUNO Award Nominee and 3x Parents’ Choice Award winner, Chris McKhool, celebrates the multicultural mosaic with his award-winning show, “Celebrate! Holidays of the Global Village”, at St. Francis Centre, December 13, 2014, 3pm!  “Celebrate!” is an interactive and playful musical journey into the myriad of holidays, customs and festivities enjoyed in our country showcasing songs about Christmas, Carnival, Chanukah, Chinese New Year, Diwali, Eid, Kwanzaa, First Nations traditions, Ramadan and many more! Children can visit with Santa after the show!

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Come cheer on the runners!

I will be performing my kids show Sunday Oct 19 at 10 AM supporting the MusiCounts Cheering Section for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, located at the Leslieville Farmers’ Market!  We will be there for two reasons; to cheer on the marathon runners and to celebrate the work of MusiCounts, Canada’s music education charity! Check out http://www.musicounts.ca/

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thank you Levitt!

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May 13, 2014, Prologue Peel Showcase

Register now for May 13, 2014, 7 pm, Prologue Peel Showcase, featuring the very best in music, dance, theater, spoken word for Young Audiences. Free admission,RSVP to jon@prologue.org, Meadowvale Theatre, Mississauga ON. Beverages from 6:00 PM

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Symphony of the Kootenays hosts a World Premiere!

Against the backdrop of southeastern British Columbia’s dramatic mountain scenery, the Kootenay region is one of the smallest populations in Canada to support a symphony orchestra. This weekend, the Symphony of the Kootenays, led by conductor Jeff Faragher, will present a world premiere event in Cranbrook, BC with acclaimed musician Chris McKhool and Sultans of String!

Chris McKhool's Fiddlefire!

 

Chris McKhool’s FiddleFire! Program has long received rave reviews as an introduction for world music to young audiences. Never before has FiddleFire! been backed by a full symphony orchestra and McKhool’s Sultans of String bandmates.  Rebecca Pellett was commissioned for three new arrangements of songs specifically for this show.  FiddleFire! gets children and families dancing, clapping, laughing and singing songs in an energetic and eclectic mixture of world music. The show is presented in a dynamic, interactive way geared to engage youth. Now it’s ramped up with symphonic sound!

Show time is 2:00 pm Mountain Standard Time at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatreon Sunday Feb 2, 2014.

The Symphony is also playing with Sultans of String for adult audiences on Saturday February 1, 2014 at Cranbrook’s Key City Theatre.

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Performing with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

What an amazing time we had performing all week with theTSO, under the direction of Maestro Shalom Bard. They were incredible, and I love Roy Thompson Hall!W TSO at RTH