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Music Week celebrated in Swift Current

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Pianist Andrea Neustaeter performs one of her compositions during the Canada Music Week event in association with the reception for the Prairie Gothic exhibition at the Art Gallery of Swift Current, Nov. 23. Pianist Andrea Neustaeter performs one of her compositions during the Canada Music Week event in association with the reception for the Prairie Gothic exhibition at the Art Gallery of Swift Current, Nov. 23. Matthew Liebenberg

The Registered Music Teachers of Swift Current hosted several events at the Art Gallery of Swift Current in celebration of Canada Music Week.

 

Pianist Andrea Neustaeter performed some of her compositions during the reception for the Prairie Gothic exhibition at the gallery, Nov. 23. There was a performance by the Millar College of the Bible choir over noon on Nov. 24. Music teacher and guitarist Michael Lyngstad presented introductory workshops for guitar and ukulele on Nov. 26. Canada Music Week takes place annually during the third week of November to raise public awareness about the importance of Canadian music and to provide an opportunity to Canadian musicians to perform their work. Canada Music Week was initiated in 1960 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers' Association.

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