Welcome to the Saskatoon Philharmonic Orchestra
January 21 , 2017 (Saturday) 7:30 p.m.
[next concert date: May 6, 2017 (Saturday) 7:30 p.m.]
Aaron Bueckert is a Trumpeter and Conductor hailing from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He performed with the National Youth Band of Canada for five years and was an alternate for the National Youth Orchestra in 2013. In 2014 he graduated with a degree in Trumpet Performance at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo where he has also performed with the Spiritus Ensemble which presents Bach's Cantatas within a worship setting, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra. In his home town, he has performed with the Saskatoon Brass Bands, and has competed at the provincial and national level. Currently, Aaron is both performing on trumpet and conducting across Saskatoon and Saskatchewan. Most recently he has joined Richard Carson-Stuart in performances in both Saskatoon and Regina in September, performed with the Station Singers during their performance of “The Armed Man” in November, and joined the men's choir "A Buncha Guys" for their Christmas concerts. He also conducted the pit orchestra for Saskatoon Summer Player's production of “You're a good man Charlie Brown," guest conducted with the Saskatoon Youth Orchestra in October, and is currently directing and developing the new Saskatoon Youth Brass in the city and surrounding area.
- Trumpet Concerto - Joseph Haydn, with Aaron Bueckert on the Trumpet
- Suite in A Major - Antonín Dvořák
- Carmen Suite No. 1 - Georges Bizet
- Prairie Journal - Aaron Copland
- Pirates of the Caribbean - Klaus Badelt
Robert Hinitt Castle Theatre, Aden Bowman Collegiate
1904 Clarence Ave. S.
Children under 8 admitted free of charge
Tickets available from orchestra members, McNally Robinson bookstore or at the door.
The SPO would like to thank the following organizations for their financial assistance:
Saskatchewan Lotteries Trust Fund for Sports, Culture and Recreation
Saskatchewan Arts Board
Saskatchewan Orchestral Association