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Pierre Schryer joins Sault Symphony (Update: postponed)

Tickets on sale now for the April 18 performance
2020-03-12 Pierre Schryer
Pierre Schryer. Photo supplied

Update: March 22

Nothing is more important than the well being of our patrons and symphony members. That is why, after careful consideration, we have decided to re-schedule our upcoming concerts with Pierre Schryer and his band. The concert scheduled for Saturday, April 18th will now take place on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at the Sault Community Theatre Centre. 

The performance scheduled with Pierre Schryer in Elliot Lake on Sunday, April 19th will also be affected. We are working on rescheduling this performance as well.

Any tickets purchased for the April 18 concert will be transferred to the new date. 

All regular symphony rehearsals will also be suspended until further notice.

Original release: March 13

Join the Sault Symphony Orchestra in welcoming the award-winning Pierre Schryer home for an evening of exciting entertainment sure to captivate music lovers of all ages.

A world-class fiddler born in Sault Ste. Marie, Schryer will be returning home on April 18 to play a unique selection of pieces from around the globe alongside the Sault Symphony Orchestra.

“The Symphony is very excited to present this concert with Pierre Schryer, an amazing fiddler and old friend of the Orchestra,” said Dr. John Wilkinson, conductor and musical director of the Sault Symphony Orchestra. “Audiences will be entertained by traditional fiddle medlies, original melodies by Pierre, and a step-dancer. A great evening of musical fun!”

Schryer has a repertoire covering such fiddling styles as Irish, Scottish, Quebecois, Cape Breton, Canadian old time, and American swing. The recipient of numerous titles and awards, including Canadian Open Fiddle Champion, Grand Masters Champion, and North American Irish Fiddle Champion, Schryer charms audiences with his skill, energy, and genuine warmth.

Join Schryer and the Orchestra on Saturday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sault Community Theatre Centre at 1007 Trunk Rd. (White Pines). Tickets can be purchased ahead of time at the Station Mall Box Office, online, or at the door.