Denman Island, BC


Concerts Denman

The 2002-2003 Concerts Denman series is now over. Information about next year's series will be posted as soon as it becomes available.

The Denman Island Arts & Craft Society is proud to present the Twelfth Annual Concerts Denman Series for the 2002-2003 season! All concerts are held at the Denman Island Community Hall and begin at 8pm. Sumptuous desserts and refreshments are available in the Back Hall following each performance, where you also have the opportunity to speak with the artists about their work.


Marc Atkinson Trio - September 28, 2002

As well as delighting audiences in his other inspired musical ensemble The Bill Hilly Band, Marc Atkinson has been receiving rave reviews for the gypsy stylings with his Trio. The repertoire on their compelling new CD ranges from clever original tunes to compositions by Duke Ellington, Nick Lucas, and Chopin. Marc is a favourite on CBC but hearing this Trio live is a real treat. Visit their website >>


Karen Savoca with Pete Heitzman - October 18, 2002

Karen Savoca is an extraordinary and adventurous singer. Whether playing guitar, piano, or hand percussion, she drenches the music in her love of soul and world rhythms. Together she and innovative guitarist Pete Heitzman offer uplifting and hypnotic performances. From years of headlining major North American festivals, Karen has developed a large and enthusiastic following. It is an exciting opportunity to have this duo perform on Denman Island. Visit their website >>


Jessica Linnebach & Kirsten Olafson - January 18, 2003

Young Canadian violinist Jessica Linnebach has entranced audiences on three continents with her depth of interpretation and artistry. Since her debut at the age of seven, Jessica has appeared with leading orchestras across North America. Kirsten Olafson has been the winner of numerous prizes and awards for her piano playing. She is currently studying for her Doctorate in Music in Stonybrook NY on a full scholarship, but is excited to return to her home island and play with Jessica.


Masabo Culture Company - February 15, 2003

There is an explosion of energy when the Masabo Culture Company hits the stage! This dynamic ensemble of hereditary West African master musicians fills the air with beautiful melodies and driving rhythms. Masabo is a feast of traditional songs, athletic dance and stunning musicianship. Visit their website >>


Michael Kaeshammer - March 22, 2003

Keyboard wizard Michael Kaeshammer is one of Canada's most exciting young stars. The Juno award nominated pianist is building an international following with a series of crowd pleasing tours across Canada, Europe and the U.S. Hailed as the " new king of boogie-woogie " Michael is a dynamic, charismatic entertainer with brilliant technical skills. Visit his website >>


PavloPavlo - May 10, 2003

Pavlo composes a style of music best described as Mediterranean. His songs combine influences ranging from Flamenco, and Latin, to classical arrangements and Mediterranean guitar flawlessly mixed together with the distinctive sounds of the Greek Bouzouki. Pavlo has three albums entitled "Pavlo", "Fantasia", which was nominated for a Juno award for "Best Instrumental Album of the Year" in 2000, and his recent release "I Feel Love Again". This latest recording breaks new ground through the lyrical discovery of Pavlo's heart-felt singing. Visit his website >>



A) Series tickets: buy a package of all 6 concerts for $58. Student $45.
B) Mini-Series: Choose your favorites. 3 tickets for $31. Student $25.
C) Single advance tickets: Adults $12. Students $10.
D) Single tickets at the door: Adults $14. Students $12.


Denman Island General Store, 335-2293
Bop City Records, Courtenay, 334-6621