Hundreds band together at Cantando Music Festival in Nelson

Nelson college gyms and concert halls are bursting with music this weekend as school musicians participate in the non-competitive festival.



Busloads of bands flocked to Nelson for the Cantando Music Festival this weekend, from as far away as Whitehorse, Edmonton and Langley.

More than a dozen bands are participating in the non-competitive festival designed for North American school wind ensembles, concert bands, jazz bands, and choirs.

There are a mixture of musical performances and workshops at Selkirk College’s 10th Street campus, Mary Hall, the United Church and Shambhala Hall.

 

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