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Event Archive - 6th Annual Winter Solstice Concert: Cari Burdett, Sara Marreiros, Richard Moody, Adrian Dolan, Anne Schaefer, Alex Rempel , Marisa Coco Jackson

Wed. December 21st 2016 - Wed. December 21st 2016 Oak Bay United Church (All Ages)
7:30PM doors at 7PM
Tickets at: Ivy's Bookshop
Presented by: Cari Burdett, Lila Music Centre
Cari Burdett, Sara Marreiros and friends are returning this year to present the 6th Annual Winter Solstice Concert. This beautiful Cowichan Valley tradition is a family-fun event that weaves together eclectic music with movement and voice, providing warmth and peace on the longest night of the year. This years event will be visiting Mill Bay and Victoria.

“Every year we offer an array of different songs and 2016 will not disappoint!” explains Burdett. The show will offer Christmas favourites, some gorgeous folk and jazz songs performed a cappella, and a fun collection of 50s classics with a twist. It will be a joyful offering of exceptional winter acoustic music.

The line-up for 2016 includes internationally acclaimed musicians Richard Moody (violin), Adrian Dolan (piano, accordion, guitar), Anne Schaefer (piano, guitar, vocals), Alex Rempel (bass, vocals), vocalists Sara Marreiros and Cari Burdett, and dancer Marisa Jackson.


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Cari Burdett

Cari Burdett lives through music. She mixes dashing personal energy, passion for community, and love of collaboration into her diverse musical outpourings as a vocalist, producer, teacher and collaborator. Cari has a significant background in operatic and vocal training. She graduated from McGill University and earned her Master’s of Music Per... more info

Sara Marreiros

Sara Marreiros embodies the Canadian mosaic. Her evocative, soulful voice, echoes folkloric forms from her father’s Portuguese village roots, and haunting songs of loss and longing are equally steeped in her mother’s passion for jazz improvisation. Galen Hartley guitar, Kelby MacNayr drums, Travis Short bass, Dan Weizenburger Portuguese guita... more info