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From napkin sketch to piano concerto: two CMU students' collaborative journey

What began as a student's rough sketch on a napkin has now grown into a sweeping piano concerto commissioned by the Mennonite Community Orchestra (MCO).

Written by Liam Berry and performed by Georg Neuhofer, "Rains Dance" is a piece that carries great significance for the two Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) students. It's the consolidation of musical congeniality, collaboration, and years of friendship.

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The Mennonite Community Orchestra to perform a musical tribute to Urkraine

The Mennonite Community Orchestra in collaboration with the Association of United Ukrainian Canadians will present a musical tribute to Ukraine as part of its fall concert. The concert, titled The Power of Hope, will encourage solidarity with the people of Ukraine and other nations struggling for freedom while carrying hope in their hearts, despite being caught up in war.

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Mennonite Community Orchestra collaborates with "the Urban" for a concert exploring the power of conversation and music in reconciliation

The Mennonite Community Orchestra (MCO) is excited to announce a collaborative concert with "the Urban," a non-profit corporation and partner ministry of the Manitoba/Northwestern Ontario Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada. The concert will explore the power of conversation and music in reconciliation and feature works by Schumann, Liszt, Gade, Boieldieu, and Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) student Liam Berry.

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Heroes and helpers theme of March 15 Mennonite Community Concert

2:00 PM at Jubilee Place, 173 Talbot Ave. Admission by donation.

In 1815, Ludwig von Beethoven composed his Eroica Symphony, to celebrate the general spirit of heroism in the world.

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