Elevate and refresh your spirit during these 45-minute mid-week presentations. Freewill offerings are gratefully accepted to support the series.
Artistic Director: Roland Graham
Wednesdays at 12:00 noon
January 13 WISDOM FOR WINTER
Jazz duo Woods & Browne bring light to the darkness with a presentation of standards, hymns & originals.
Peter Woods, saxophone
Brian Browne, piano
January 20 BACH TO LISZT
A solo piano recital featuring transcriptions of Baroque gems by Antonio Vivaldi, J. S. Bach & Christoph Gluck alongside romantic works by Liszt.
Maria Sourjko, piano
January 27 HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WOLFGANG
Two remarkable sonatas by Mozart on the occasion of his 260th birthday, with a celebratory bonbon by early Quebec composer Rodolphe Mathieu.
Laura Nerenberg, violin
Thomas Annand, piano
February 3 BLUES: NEW DIRECTIONS
An exploration of the newest trends in blues with band SIDEWINDER, drawing on music by Kenny Burrell, Grant Green and Jimi Hendrix.
Tony D, guitar
Dan Grewal, bass
Ken Harper, drums
February 10 THE TIMELESS GUITAR
An intimate collection of favourite and rarely heard works for guitar spanning 500 years; music by Narváez, J. S. Bach, Giuliani, Rodrigo and Ottawan Alan Marsden.
Zak Pleet, guitar
February 17 SONGS OF LOVE
A program of turn of the 20th-century love songs and arrangements for violin and piano/organ; music by Kreisler, Elgar, Gershwin and more.
Ralitsa Tcholakova, violin
Jennifer Loveless, piano & organ
February 24 HOPEWELL SHOWCASE III
The talented students of Hopewell Elementary School share their musical gifts with the community for their third annual DOFMS presentation.
Junior & Senior Concert Bands, Jazz Band
Marya Woyiwada, director
March 2 SANCTUARY IN SOUND
Trinity Western University’s Chamber Choir presents their 2016 tour program of sacred choral gems, familiar and new.
Trinity Western University Chamber Choir
Dr. Joel Tranquilla, conductor
David Antoniuk, piano
March 9 VARIATIONS ON CORELLI
A solo piano recital featuring works by Brahms (6 Klavierstücke), Ravel (Valses Nobles et Sentimentales) and Rachmaninov (Variations on a theme of Corelli).
Magda Boukanan, piano
March 16 THE BAROQUE AFFECT
A celebration of the high baroque featuring J. S. Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 and Handel’s Gloria for soprano, strings and continuo.
Isabelle Lacroix, soprano
Olivier Philippe-Auguste & Jolani Domitrovits, violas
Canto Sentimento Strings
Roland Graham, director/continuo
March 23 UN MOMENT D'ÉTERNITÉ
The superb Duo Arietis plays music of transcendence by Beethoven, Brahms and Messiaen, in their third appearance in the DOFMS series.
Julie Hereish, cello
Michel-Alexandre Broekaert, piano
Admission is by freewill offering ($5, $10 or $20 is suggested)
The Church is fully accessible, located on OCTranspo routes 1 & 7
Free on-street parking on Bank, Aylmer and other nearby streets.
Photos: Jennifer Vawer & Roland Graham
For more information about this series, or abut the restoration of the Heintzman piano, please contact Roland Graham at