Doors Open for Music at Southminster

Wednesday Noon Concert Series


Artistic Director: Roland Graham


Elevate and refresh your spirit during these 45-minute mid-week presentations. Freewill offerings are gratefully accepted to support the series.


September 23 - Something Old, Something New

Music for solo guitar by Roddy Ellias, Thelonius Monk, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, J. S. Bach & Claude Debussy

Roddy Ellias, guitar


September 30 – Sonatas for Violin and Piano

A top-notch Ottawa duo present Carl Nielsen’s two magnificent sonatas for violin and piano

Christian Vachon, violin

Frédéric Lacroix, piano


October 7 – Jazz Exploration

Originals and standards by Cole Porter, Sylvan Esso and Irving Berlin

Ali Berkok, piano


October 14 – An English Recital

Vaughan Williams’ Songs Of Travel and selections by G. F. Handel, Samuel Barber and others

David MacAdam, tenor

Joanne Moorcroft, piano


October 21 – Etudes Take One!

Selections from Frédéric Chopin’s legendary piano studies, Op. 10 & 25

Antoine Joubert, piano


October 28 – Musique de salon

French Impressionist music for harp, flute and viola

Caroline Leonardelli, harp

Pascale Margely, flute

Sarah Ross, viola


November 4 – Etudes Take Two!

Franz Liszt’s dazzlingly virtuosic set of twelve Transcendental Etudes

Yohan Jager, piano


November 11 – Dona eis requiem

Herbert Howells’ Requiem and other modern choral works for remembrance and peace

New Studio Chamber Singers

Roland Graham, conductor


November 18 – Pictures from the East

Exotic music for four hands by Robert Schumann, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Camille Saint-Saëns

Ioulia Blinova & Ruby Jin, piano


November 25 – Schumann Revisited

Favrouite works and contemporary music inspired by Robert Schumann

Christopher Goddard, composer & piano


December 2 – Miguel De Armas Trio

Powerfully rhythmic strains of Afro-Cuban jazz by Ottawa’s favourite Latin jazz trio

Alex Bellegarde, bass

Michel Medrano, drums

Miguel de Armas, piano


December 9 – Advent Mysteries

Pipe organ works for Advent by J. S. Bach, Dieterich Buxtehude, Felix Mendelssohn and Max Reger

Barbara Hallam-Price, organ


December 16 - 'Tis the Season

A medley of contemporary styles, including jazz, blues, rock and pop, create a groovy take on Christmas

Elise Letourneau, piano/vocals/flute

Tim Bedner, 7-string guitar


Admission is by freewill offering ($5, $10 or $20 is suggested)

The Church is fully accessible, located on OCTranspo routes 1 & 7

Photos: Jennifer Vawer & Roland Graham

For more information about this series, please contact Roland Graham at

See what we have offered in previous Wednesday noon series: Winter 2015   Spring 2015