Mon April 24, 2017 - 7:00 PM
On Sale Date
March 6, 2017 10:00 AM
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Welcome to the 14th Annual Orff The Wall concert in the Jack Singer Concert Hall.
Come sit and relax in this beautiful concert hall and enjoy listening to your wonderful children sing, play Orff instruments, dance and make remarkably sophisticated sounds through a wide variety of musical selections. This concert is to showcase and celebrate the wonderful music programs we have in the Calgary Board of Education. The music teachers as well will be performing a choral and movement selection.
The Carthy Organ is the crowning jewel of the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Come and hear the Carthy Organ played by Dr. Alex Mckay (the principal of Altadore School) between each transition of the schools. A night to truly remember!
Children from the following elementary schools from the Calgary Board of Education will be performing:
4. Marion Carson
5. JK Mulloy
8. Chinook Park
Ideal for: Concerts & performances, large town hall meetings, graduation ceremonies,
and exclusive dinners on stage
Capacity: 1797 – Theatre-style seating, 240 – Dinner on the stage, 200 – Cocktail reception
Stage: Stage measures 63' wide by 48' deep.
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Included: A state of the art sound and lighting system, private lobby with many customizable features, event planning support
The Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons is described as one of the most beautiful and acoustically acclaimed venues in North America. Home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, BD&P World Music, and TD Jazz, audiences are treated to some of the world's finest musical events. The hall also welcomes a spectrum of events each season from TED talks and National Geographic speakers, to wedding dinners on the stage and rock stars on tour.
Named after Mr. Jack Singer ($1.5M contribution from his sons, Alan and Stephen Singer), the concert hall is also the home of the Carthy Organ donated by the Carthy Foundation in the amount of $750,000 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Mannix. Suspended high above the stage is a laminated, 185,000-pound (90-ton) spruce-wood acoustical canopy that can be raised or lowered to tune the hall according to the specific needs of each performer.
Over its 32 year life, Jack Singer Concert Hall has undergone many upgrades to ensure that it remains a state-of-the-art performance hall, including a new million dollar sound system with state-of-the-art hearing assistance in 2004, a complete replacement of all its analog sound boards in 2014, and the future replacement of all of its seats to be completed by fall 2017.
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