Winkler Prins Harmonie is an award-winning concert band formed bystudents, teachers and alumni of the Winker Prins Veendam school in Veendam, Holland. They have toured and participated in music festivals in Switzerland and Hungary, and recently in Liberec in the Czech Republic. They toured in Western Canada previously in 2000. Winkler Prins Harmonie formed in 1977. As part of its fortieth anniversary celebration, the band is touring Western Canada with stops in Maple Ridge, Kelowna, Kamloops and Alberta. Their repertoire covers a wide variety of genres, including arrangements of film music, musical theatre, pop and classical music and, traditional band music. These highly skilled and entertaining musicians will impress lovers of wind ensembles with their polished musicianship.
Kamloops Community Band is pleased and proud to host Winkler Prins Harmonie in concert on Wednesday, April 26, 7:00 pm at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre Theatre, 1250 Rogers Way. Tickets are available through Kamloops Live! Box Office, 1025 Lorne Street (250.374.5483 or online at kamloopslive.ca). Ticket prices are $15 pre-sale or $20 at the door. There will be a 50/50 draw to help support the Kamloops Community Band.