Concert of Hope - a High Notes Avante Production

Event Date: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 - 8:00pm

Coming to a screen in front of you

High Notes Avante (HNA) is proud to present a virtual concert featuring Grammy and Juno awarded musicians and other exceptional artists who have been touched by mental illness and still create amazing art.

Here is the impressive line up:

  • Luba Goy – Host
  • Stephen Sitarski – Concert master of Esprit Orchestra & Hamilton Philharmonic debuting a special composition by Frank Horvat entitled ‘to Cope and to Manage’.
  • Dr David Goldbloom, Chief Medical Advisor, CAMH – reasons to be hopeful and how music helps us cope.
  • High Notes Voices – a choir made up of people touched by mental illness perform ‘Lean On Me’ with
  • Dan Hill, Grammy-awarded singer/songwriter
  • Ron Korb, Flute – Grammy nominee
  • Amici Chamber Ensemble, Juno award winners
  • Lily Frost, singer/songwriter
  • Marcia Chum-Gibbons, multiple Native American Music Award nominee
  • Giles Tomkins, Baritone
  • Erika Nielsen, Cello, Author – ‘Sound Mind’
  • Sebastian Hirtenstein, Dancer
  • priyana, Singer/Songwriter
  • Marshal Wang, Pianist

The concert will be streamed on the High Notes Avante Facebook page and the Richmond Hill Performing Arts Centre page
Admission is free but donations via CANADA HELPS are greatly appreciated and will go towards High Notes Avante’s online programs for people touched by mental illness.

High Notes Avante is a registered charity who uses artistic expression to raise the image of mental illness, inspire, connect and give hope to those touched by mental illness. It strives to relieve conditions associated with mental illness by offering art productions directed towards the alleviation of loneliness and isolation, as well as to reduce the associated stigma. Also, it promotes mental health by providing information from mental health professionals and testimonials from artists, well-known personalities and others who suffer or have suffered from mental illness.


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