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WMC Holtby Scholarship Winner - Simon Proulx - clarinet

Taking Flight with WMC Holtby Scholarship Winner: Clarinetist Simon Proulx

On Wednesday, December 29th the Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg will presenting their annual scholarship winners recital. The concert takes place at Fort Garry Mennonite Brethren Church at 7:30pm.

This year’s six winners consist of two singers, one violinist, one violist, a cellist and a clarinetist. These six young Manitoba musicians will present a recital that will showcase the best in up-and-coming Manitoba talent. Something the Women’s Musical Club of Winnipeg had been specializing in for more than 125 years. Clarinetist Simon Proulx is the winner of the WMC’s $1500 Holtby Scholarship. He is currently studying music at The University of British Columbia, and will be one of the six musicians performing on Wednesday the 29th. He is playing a piece for solo clarinet by the American composer Joan Tower called "Wings.” This is a real show stopper for clarinet, and will be sure to entertain! Join us Wednesday, December 29th 2021 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $20 for both in-person and livestream attendance. Go to our website’s home page and click on the link to purchase tickets.  The event is being held at Fort Garry Mennonite Brethren Church, 1771 Pembina Highway in Winnipeg. Chris Wolf had the opportunity to talk with Simon Proulx about his performance. Watch the YouTube link below to meet this amazing young musician:

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