News & Notes

Susan Corrigan Retires

 

 

 

Susan Corrigan has been WMCT arts administrator for nearly 20 years. She was the third part-time only administrator in this still mainly volunteer-run organization.

Hired in September 1995 by past president Betty Gray, Susan became the organization’s voice and face – on the telephone and through her presence at concerts and events – as well as the main cog in the large and ever-turning WMCT wheel.

She witnessed and was part of many changes,

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CDA Fund Raising Concert

People create beauty.

They flex wood into curving shapes and fill that space with glorious sound.
Sitting in the performance space of Integral House as soprano Shannon Mercer sings and Steven Philcox collaborates, you know that this is beauty.

Oak fins, planes of concrete and 180 degrees of glass look out to the blue sky and the Don Valley where spring has yet to arrive.

And then there is the music.

Shannon Mercer,

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History Meets Website

 

Miss Florence Taylor, piano , and Miss Hilda Boulton, violin, performed at  the first WMCT concert Jan. 23, 1899.  Leontyne Price entertained in 1957. And big hair and bare footed,  Measha Bruggergosman, soprano, sang Jules Massenet’s Aria: Rêve infini! Divine extase (from “La Vierge”) at Walter Hall on Nov. 25, 2004.

All information available in the History section of the WMCT website. History of Concerts and Performers, began life as a book,

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