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Wye String Ensemble

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Promoting Culture in the Community 

The Wye String Ensemble's 2018 YearEnd Concert

WHEN: Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Agora in Sherwood Park, Alberta

ENSEMBLE DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR: Murray Vaasjo


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Faculty String Quartet Concert at Strathcona County String Music Camp Concert, September 8, 2017

 

[featuring Anna Kozak (violin I), Neda Yamach (violin II), Martina Smazal (viola), Julie Amundsen (cello)]

 

The faculty string quartet is playing Movement IV of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's String Quartet No. 17 in B-flat major, K. 458, nicknamed "The Hunt". It is the fourth of the Quartets dedicated to Haydn, and was completed in 1784.

10th Anniversary Strathcona County String Music Camp Concert with Michael Massey conducting

(Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., Van Es Camp and Conference Centre, South Cooking Lake, Alberta)

String Music Camp Concert September 10, 2017

 

 

Introduction to the 10th Anniversary Strathcona County String Music Camp Concert by MC, Miriam Lewis

Introduction to Suite in B-flat major "Les Nations" TWV 55:B5 by Georg Philipp Telemann by Conductor Michael Massey

Suite in B-flat major "Les Nations" TWV 55:B5

Introduction to Cooking Lake Suite by Composer and Conductor Michael Massey

Cooking Lake Suite (3 movements) Composed and Conducted by Michael Massey

Introduction to Sumer is Ikumen In (Quentin Doolittle) by Michael Massey

Fantasy on Sumer is Ikumen In by Quentin Doolittle

 

 

Wye String Ensemble in concert with Murray Vaasjo Conducting>

Mark your Calendars now for the Wye String Ensemble's YearEnd Concert

 

WHEN: Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE: The Agora in Sherwood Park, Alberta

ENSEMBLE DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR: Murray Vaasjo


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Wye String Ensemble YearEnd Concert Photos and Recordings
June 19, 2016
The Agora in Sherwood Park, Sherwood Park, Alberta
Ensemble Director and Conductor: Murray Vaasjo

Wye String Ensemble in concert with Murray Vaasjo Conducting>

 

Wye String Ensemble YearEnd Concert with Murray Vaasjo conducting


Wye String Ensemble String Music Camp Concert
September 13, 2015
Van Es Camp and Conference Centre, Cooking Lake, Alberta
Camp Director: Murray Vaasjo

String Music Camp Concert September 13, 2015>

 

String Music Camp Concert with Michael Massey conducting

 

Rondeau by Henry Purcell

Introduction to Concerto Grosso No. 6 (George Friedrich Handel) by Michael Massey

Concerto Grosso No. 6 George Fredrich Handel (with soloists Joan Rodgers (violin), Anne Robinson (violin) and Frances Elgaard (cello)

Introduction to Serenade (Emmanuel Moor) by Michael Massey

Serenade (two Movements) by Emmanuel Moor

Introduction to Sentimental Sarabande (Benjamin Britten) by Michael Massey

Sentimental Sarabande by Benjamin Britten

Introduction to Six Easy Pieces (Bela Bartok) by Michael Massey

Six Easy Pieces by Bela Bartok

 

 

Wye String Ensemble Concert
June 14, 2015
The Agora, Sherwood Park, Alberta

Conductor: Murray Vaasjo

 

Mayan Suite in 4 movements by Laverne Stone

Concerto Grosso No. 2 by Locatelli (with soloists Joan Rodgers (violin), Anne Robinson (violin), Martin Molzan (viola) and Mindy Lamont (cello).

'Domine Deus', an aria from Vivaldi's Gloria (featuring soprano Elise Noyes as soloist accompanied by Joan Rodgers (violin) and Mindy Lamont (cello); and 'Hark the Echoing Air', an aria from Purcell's opera, The Fairie Queen (with soprano Elise Noyes)

'Se Nom Mi Vuol Amar' and 'Non E Piu Tempo', arias from Handel's Opera Tamerlano featuring soprano Elise Noyes

Symphony No. 21 by Mozart

 

 

Festival of Trees Concert November 14, 2013


Wye String Ensemble Concert
February 22, 2015
Wye Hall, Strathcona County

Conductor: Murray Vaasjo

 

Brandenburg Concerto - 3 movements, J.S. Bach

Concerto for 2 violins in D-, J.S. Bach (Featuring soloists Arwen Thysse and Saara Belliveau)

Concerto for 4 Violins, A. Vivaldi (Featuring soloists Joan Rodgers, Anne Robinson, Meaghan Peters, and Saara Belliveau)

Suite in C+ (No. 1) BWV 1066, J.S. Bach

 

 



 

 




 
  
 

String Music Camp 2013 Concert

Murray Vaasjo (Introduction and Welcome)

Michael Massey (Introduction and Bach Overview)

Fugue (JS Bach)

Michael Massey (Introduction to Chaconne)

Chaconne (Telemann)

Michael Massey(Introduction to Little Suite 2 by Platz)

Little Suite 2 (Platz)

Michael Massey Introduction to the Reel (Dunhill)

Reel (Dunhill)

Michael Massey Introduction to the Reel (Grieg)

First Meeting (Grieg)

Michael Massey Introduction to Suite for StringsFugue (Rutter)

Suite for Strings (Rutter)