Aeolian Blog

Bryan’s September Blog

October 2017

Before we go any further, press this Spotify button    and then press play on the screen that comes up.  Then come back here and read on while you listen to a musical patchwork for the 9th month of 2017.  It’s […]

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Celebrating Volunteerism, Summer & Friends

September 2017

Aeolian Hall and El Sistema volunteers recently celebrated the end of a successful Summer Season with a potluck event at the Hall. It was one of the last warm nights before Labour Day was the eve before the Fall art […]

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Friends of Aeolian – Meet Norma

September 2017

Welcome to a regular feature called “Friends of Aeolian.”  Over the last 13 years since Clark Bryan became Artistic & Executive Director, our family has continued to grow. With every brush stroke painted, every patron seated, every drink served, every […]

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Why We Fly the Rainbow Pride Flag

September 2017

The Rainbow Flag, flown worldwide in celebration and support of the constant fight for LGBTQII equality, originated in San Francisco, California. Artist and rights activist Gilbert Baker was born in Parsons, Kansas. After serving in the United States Army for […]

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An Aeolian Moment

August 2017

Did you know that there have been other Aeolian Hall’s around the world? Located in Manhattan, the New York Symphony Society performed at Aeolian Hall on West 42nd Street from 1912 to 1924. The building, now a Dental School, was […]

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Aeolian Fall Art Show Opening

August 2017

The Aeolian is excited to present it’s fall art show.  Featuring the work of Vanessa Zita Vanderidder, Kristina Simpson, Sebouh Koulian and Ani Sarian, the show will feature everything from representational to the abstract including vivid colours, expressive techniques, and […]

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88 Keys Celebration

August 2017

We were delighted to celebrate with Dalia and Romeo as they received their donated piano as part of the 88 Keys to Inspiration Program. We enjoyed an impromptu performance by Romeo as he demonstrated some of his amazing skills.  Congratulations […]

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Inspiring Visitors to the Hall

October 2017

The team at Aeolian had the pleasure of hosting Grade 7 and 8 students from W. Sherwood Fox Public School on Monday. After a busy weekend of events, the students brought energy and laughter to an otherwise sleepy Monday morning. […]

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Spanish Rhapsody… an evening of piano duets

September 2017

Until recently, we have been experiencing a record-breaking fall heatwave. In some parts of the world… Spain for example… these hot “summer” nights would have us dancing Flamenco in the streets and hoping for just a few more weeks of […]

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Six Must See Shows This Fall

October 2017

VALDY – SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 23</strong  Valdy is a long time friend of The Aeolian and one of Canada’s most iconic folk musicians. Last fall, his show sold out two weeks in advance. We expect similar enthusiasm about this year’s concert. […]

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THE BACK LINE: Bryan’s notes on So Much Music.

August 2017

Mid-Summer 2017: Ahh, these August afternoons… The flowers in full-bloom, the direct sun, that soft breeze on your face.  Relaxed in your favourite chair, your ½ bottle of rosé by your glass, the universe unfolding as it should.  Can it […]

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Matt Alber and the Aeolian El Sistema Senior Choir

August 2017

Special to the Aeolian Blog by Ayden Soney This week has been absolutely astonishing and incredibly fun! We spent the past week with 2 time grammy winner Matt Alber and i can speak for the whole choir when i say […]

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Tony Dekker of Great Lake Swimmers talks about recording, London, & The Aeolian

July 2017

Tony Dekker of Great Lake Swimmers is a long time friend of The Aeolian. Tony started coming to The Aeolian in the late 1990s while going to school at Western University. In the early 2000s, Tony chose the hall as […]

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Celebrating Volunteers: Bryan Gloyd and Rod Culham

July 2017

Volunteers are the heart of The Aeolian’s Mission.  Without them, we would not be able to operate.  This week, we are celebrating two volunteers who have given generously to the Aeolian. Bryan Gloyd has been a volunteer at The Aeolian […]

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El Sistema Aeolian Receives Three Years of Funding from TD Bank

July 2017

The Aeolian is thrilled to announce that its free afterschool music program El Sistema Aeolian has received three years of funding from TD Bank.  The funding is to support the expansion of the program including places for new participants, the […]

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Rebelheart Collective Concert Finishes Season with Tears of Joy

July 2017

Last Saturday, The Aeolian’s new Rebelheart Collective Chamber Ensemble gave a stunning concert featuring works from Ravel to Richardson.  The Aeolian’s Rebelheart Collective was formed through the collaborative partnership of Scott St. John violinist and the Aeolian’s Artistic Director Clark […]

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Pride at The Aeolian!

August 2017

At the Aeolian we are firm believers in collaboration and advocacy which is why we are proud to work with Pride London with hosting various events at our venue year after year. This year will not disappoint as we will […]

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History of The Aeolian

August 2017

The Early Years The story of the Aeolian Hall begins in 1882. The London East Town Council bought a plot of land from David E. Glass, former mayor of London. The Council then authorized the expenditure of $7,000 towards the […]

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