Come join your voice in a fun-filled community sing-along led by Sylvia Humble and guest opener singer-songwriter Gerry Barnum, featuring Sylvia's "Sing Again" community choir, and guest vocalists Narissa Young, Megan Keene, and Sharon Tomczyk. Song lyrics will be up on the big screen and audience participation is encouraged! Tickets are $20.00 each and available online through Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ca/.../knox-presentssummer-sing... or at local retailers Close To You Boutique and Fireside Books. To see the song list, visit www.sylviahumble.ca/events/knox-summer-sing-along
Sylvia Humble is an inclusive song leader who is passionate about bringing community together to share the joy of singing in harmony, regardless of experience or perceived “talent”. Recently returning to her love of songwriting and performing after 20 years on the shelf, Sylvia now helps others to free their voice and rediscover the joy of singing, imperfectly. In 2019, she founded “Sing Again”, a fun and encouraging community choir, which now meets every week at the McMillan Arts Centre. Encouragement, self expression, and connection are at the heart of her offerings, whether it be the choir, community singalongs, or private parties. Learn more at www.sylviahumble.ca
A seasoned and soulful singer/ songwriter and bluesman, Gerry Barnum is often described as a musician's musician. His songs range from tender to foot stomping and his guitar technique and harmonica playing isexcellent. A seasoned performer with 7 critically acclaimed CDs, Gerry has shared the stage with some of the best in the business including Lyle Lovett, John Mayall and John Hammond, and recorded with Michelle Wright, K.D.Lang and David Gogo. Gerry also performs kids music, hosts music workshops on harmonica, guitar and songwriting as well as providing music therapies to seniors and individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
Versatile vocalist, well rounded musician and sound therapist Narissa Young has spent her life exploring music in all its facets. She believes in people and their ability to authentically listen. To their own wisdom, music, sound, this beautiful world around us and above all, compassionately to each other. Home on Vancouver Island and part time in Greece, she shares her passion for sound and music with ease. www.seaofsound.ca
Megan Keene and Sharon Tomczyk are co-directors of Sound Connection, a non-auditioned, acapella community choir they founded in 2016 in Parksville, Sound Connection is held monthly at the McMillan Arts Centre, and is proud to be part of the Ubuntu Choir Network. https://soundconnection.weebly.com