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) […]

Instrument Exploration Workshop ~ Sept 2019

Beginners and those wanting to try a new instrument were welcomed to our annual Instrument Exploration Workshop on Thursday, September 12th.  Hosted at the Bloor St. Long & McQuade band department.  Where else can you get a chance to sample several instruments from among the full range of concert band instruments?  There’s nothing quite like […]

The Beat Goes On June 1st, 2019

Always a great showcase for our year of work, this year’s “The Beat Goes On Concert” featured all ten of our bands.  We’re now such a big organization that we had to schedule this as two performances – morning and then afternoon.   Amazing work by our musicians and many thanks to our music directors […]

NHBT Trio Performs at School Anniversary

In late April, 2019, a trio of musicians from our Symphonic Band provided music at the 75th anniversary of  Our Lady of Victory Catholic Elementary School. The music was arranged in three parts for flute, clarinet, and bass viol. Member Silvana taught at the school for over 20 years and was thrilled to return and […]

NHBT members perform with Enchanted Flutes

On Wednesday May 15th the flute ensemble that several NHBT members play in – THE ENCHANTED FLUTES – will be performing their gala concert at Temple Emanuel (120 Old Colony Rd) at 7:30 PM.  Not only will you be entertained with wonderful music in a café setting but you will also be served refreshments and drinks (wine, beer, […]

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