EDEN MILLS – Eden Mills Music at the Hall opens the winter season with JoyRide, a show of musical playfulness featuring the multi-talented and internationally known duo, Mark Camilleri and Colin Maier.
The performance takes place at 2pm on Jan. 28 in the Eden Mills Community Hall, doors opening at 1:30pm.
With Maier on oboe, fiddle and saw, and Camilleri on piano, JoyRide is fun, veering into “crossover”: Latin jazz, pop jazz, ragtime, klezmer, bebop and more.
Chick Corea’s Spain, Somewhere Under the Rainbow and Dixieland’s Tiger Rag are a sample of their musical launching pads.
JoyRide has performed at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre, the Collingwood Festival, Westdale Theatre in Hamilton, the Burlington Performing Arts Centre and more.
Their CD “JoyRide the CD” has received radio play on jazz stations around the world.
Colin Maier is an oboist and multi-instrumentalist who is also a dancer, actor, stuntman, singer, martial artist and Cirque de Soleil acrobat.
Originally from Calgary, he has performed with orchestras across Canada and been seen in shows such as Lord of the Rings, Amadeus, Cats, A Chorus Line, and Sarah Brightman’s World Tour.
During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremonies, he was featured as the Devil Fiddler in the Flying Blue Canoe. Since 2009, he has travelled the world, performing as a member of Quartetto Gelato. Learn more at colinmaier.com.
Pianist, composer, arranger and producer Mark Camilleri is the music director for The Tenors and director/producer of hundreds of theatre and musical productions in Canada.
He has worked with some of show business’ biggest names, such as Il Divo, Celine Dion, Sting, Eric Clapton, Herbie Hancock, Jim Cuddy and many more, and has produced award-winning CDs for Jeff Healey, The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Alan Thicke, and others. For more information visit imaginesoundstudios.com.
“Music at the Hall” programs concerts and events to keep the village hopping, and to raise funds for the Community Hall operations. The heritage Hall is proud to be carbon neutral!
Tickets are $30 for adults; $10 for student.
More information can be found at edenmills.ca/calendar.
Tickets can be purchased both at the door (cash) or in advance by visiting: edenmills.ca/event-details/joyride-a-multi-talented-duo-2 (PayPal/VISA/E-Mail).