John K. Samson: The Correction Line Ensemble

John K. Samson

The Correction Line Ensemble

John K. Samson will present his legacy project as the Winnipeg Cultural Capital 2010 Arts Ambassador for Music in the form of a performance with The Correction Line Ensemble at First Lutheran Church, 580 Victor Street, on November 24th. First Lutheran Church is a beautiful venue in the heart of Winnipeg's diverse West End, built in 1913 by the area's Icelandic community. The evening will also feature an excerpt from a work in progress by Theatre Ambassador Debbie Patterson. This concert will be presented by the West End Cultural Centre and Winnipeg Cultural Capital 2010.

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The Correction Line Ensemble is a newly formed chamber ensemble involving six musicians from diverse backgrounds, weaving together an engaging and seamless conversation between classical and modern music: former Winnipegger Cristina Zacharias, a violinist with the renowned Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra; Leanne Zacharias, a Brandon-based cellist specializing in contemporary music; Ed Reifel, a Toronto-based percussionist of classical and modern music; Robert Honstein, a Brooklyn-based composer from the classical music tradition; and Christine Fellows and John K. Samson, two Winnipeg-based narrative songwriters. Together, these six musicians create and perform arrangements of original and classical repertoire arranged for cello, violin, marimba/percussion, piano, electric guitar and six voices, bridging the gap between musical genres and disciplines.

PRESS RELEASE: October 7, 2010 - Correction Line Ensemble at First Lutheran Church

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