Leo Marchildon & Friends

Fundraising concert at St. Andrews United—Nov 12

Organist Leo Marchildon will be joined by pianist David Sharpe and mezzo-soprano Sylvia Mutch in a concert supporting St. Andrews United in Vernon Bridge on November 12 at 2:30 pm. The program will feature opera arias, art songs, and keyboard works by Mozart, Mendlessohn, and Handel.

Marchildon has been the organist and music director for St. Dunstan’s Basilica since 2010, settling in PEI following an extensive career in music editing for television, performing in international touring productions of Broadway shows, and composing for film and stage, including The Nine Lives of L.M. Montgomery (2008).

PEI’s David Sharpe earned various degrees in piano performance, music eduction and pedagogy from Mount Allison and Arizona State Universities. He is a currently a senior examiner for the Royal Conservatory of Music, board president of the PEI Symphony Orchestra and registrar of the PEI Registered Music Teachers’ Association.

Sylvia Mutch was born in Halifax, NS and studied at Acadia University where she earned a degree in vocal performance. She moved to PEI and has been sought after as a performer for the last 20 years, performing throughout PEI and NS, as well as participating in national and international music festivals.

Tickets can be purchased by email to saintandrews1969@gmail.com or by phone at 651-2009.