Recorder Day concert at the Atrium
Saturday, March 16 is PLAY THE RECORDER DAY, and the Merrie Pipers, Kelowna’s adult recorder orchestra, celebrated by giving a concert at the Atrium at the Rotary Centre for the Arts.
The Merrie Pipers are a group of young seniors who formed 10 years ago as a class at the Society for Learning in Retirement in Kelowna.
For the first several years, everyone played the soprano recorder, but as they progressed, other instruments were incorporated and the orchestra now consists of 2 sopranos, 4 altos, 5 tenors, 2 basses and 1 contrabass.
Repetoire ranges from the 1500s to contemporary.
Read more Kelowna News
- Bus crash: 'Blood everywhere'Kelowna - 7:23 am
- Girl abducted, sexually assaultedBC
- Store owner fed up with theftPenticton / S. Okanagan
- Naming Kelowna's new hotel?Poll
Kelowna Discussion Forum
Kelowna's Cultural District
Kelowna Road Closures
William R. Bennett Bridge
Tourism Kelowna Central Okanagan
District of Peachland
District of Lake Country
School District 23
Okanagan Regional Library