Hundreds band together at Cantando Music Festival in Nelson

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.