2023 2024 Celebration Of Song

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Bi-weekly;  Week Two;  Friday;  12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Online via Zoom **NEW**

Songs are a vital part of our lives. First, participants will give presentations on their choice of performers (e.g., Tiny Tim, the Beatles, Mel Torme), composers (e.g., Cole Porter, Jim Webb, Lennon & McCartney), historical period or favourite songs.  Second, we can choose to sing the songs we discuss acapella or with accompaniment.  Just listening is welcome as well.  Third, we explore what makes music appealing.  It’s relaxing, fun and informative.


Paul Nash  (paulnash7662@gmail.com) has performed at Open Stages around Toronto, hosts a weekly international song circle on Zoom and has led many teambuilding  sing-a-longs.   

Andris Rubenis  (andrisrubenis1@gmail.com) was born in a post-WWII refugee camp in Germany of Latvian parents and came to Toronto at the age of 2. He was a family physician, eventually concentrating in long-term care medicine – all in Toronto.  Andris has a great many other interests.