Founding of NHBT

Dan Kapp founded the New Horizons Band of Toronto in 2010 In the Spring of 2010, Dan Kapp founded the New Horizons Band of Toronto. He became its first music director in September of that year. In 2016, he saw the group incorporated and established a Board of Directors. In 2018, he was named Director […]

Bandfest 2020 – An Amazing Success!

The weather was more than cooperative this year as six of our bands took to the stage at Christ Church Deer Park. Bandfest is a unique, informal performance opportunity that allows our members to get comfortable on stage (some for the first time) and perform for fellow members, and friends and family. This year we […]

Chamber Suites 2020

Sunday March 1st, 7-9:30 pm  Chamber Suites is where NHBT members perform in some of the many small ensembles that have formed and play for each other, our families and our friends.

Holiday Concert at St. Philip’s Church Dec 12, 2019

For the seventh year in a row, members of NHBT have performed at St. Philip’s Church in Etobicoke as a part of our round of festive holiday concerts. This year members of the morning Symphonic Band took to the stage in front of a large audience of church congregation members, friends, and family.  Sing-along hymns, […]

Holiday Concert at New Horizons Tower Dec 10, 2019

NHBT members from the evening Symphonic band and musical guests from our other bands presented a fun program of holiday music at the New Horizons Tower Community Home on Tuesday December 10th. Over 35 musicians played to a full house of enthusiastic audience members.  Friends, young and old, joined together in song and performance.  It […]

Community Tree Lighting and Concert by NHBT Wind Ensemble Dec 7th

‘Twas a night in December and all through the park, many creatures were skating and and enjoying hot chocolate in the dark! Then the band began to play and the evening really took off! Members of our Wind Ensemble and friends took on the challenge of playing outdoors for two hours on this very cold […]

Beginner Bands Holiday Concert – Dec 2nd

December 2nd was a great evening for NHBT!  Our Beginner I, Beginner II, Beginner Big Band, and Intermediate Big Band took the stage to perform our first concert at our SNI home! All of the bands played well and the sanctuary venue was a lovely, inspiring, and positive space for performance.   Friends and family also […]

A Night to Remember ~ Nov 8th 2019

On Friday November 8th, 2019 the NHBT Wind Ensemble joined actors from Theatre Scarborough to present “A Night to Remember”.  This special performance was originally conceived by our Director Emeritus, Dan Kapp.  This is the true story of Private Clarence Bourassa, a young Canadian soldier who fought bravely in WWII.  Music, historical commentary, and excerpts […]

NHBT clarinettists in support performance with the Wychwood Clarinet Choir ~ Sunday Oct 27th, 4pm

Several of our NHBT clarinettists are performing in a portion of the Oct 27th Wychwood Clarinet Choir (WCC) concert as members of the Clarinet Coaching Ensemble of Wychwood (CCEW). This coaching ensemble exists to help reasonably experienced clarinet players develop their instrument and small ensemble skills using a repertoire designed specifically for clarinets.  This involvement […]

NHBT at Richmond Hill Library ~ Oct 2019

NHBT was represented at the Richmond Hill Central Library on Oct 6th by one of our many small ensembles.  The double reed quartet of Holly, Leah, Neil, and Dave were supported by Joanne on percussion.  Randy provided the welcome and explained the New Horizons Band approach to our audience and the many ways (and places) […]