Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives Nov 21 1970, Page 100

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - November 21, 1970, Winnipeg, Manitoba12 features Winnipeg free press saturday november 21, 1970 new Leisure Winnipeg free press saturday november 21, 1970 features 13 they re making music together they come from All parts of greater Winnipeg every saturday morning. They gather at St. John s High school in North Winnipeg and River Heights school in the South tune up their violins violas and cellos warm up their clarinets trumpets and trombones and spend the two hours making music together. They Are members of the greater Winnipeg schools orchestras and they and their older Brothers and Sisters. Their lathers and mothers have been doing it since the organization was formed As the Manitoba schools orchestra Back in 1927. There Are two Junior orchestras for Young players of eight and 10, a senior orchestra for Young teen agers. There s also the Winnipeg youth orchestra for inc Laie Leens and Early 20 s rehearsing tuesday evenings in Grant Park High and a concert band rehearsing every saturday at Elmwood High school. And there s still room for recruits in the Junior and senior orchestras rehearsing at St. John s High school where these pictures were taken. Prospective members have Only 10 go to any rehearsal ask for the conductor and get an audition. What s More the instruction is All free for those with enough musical ability to make the Grade. Photos by Jerry Cairns

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