Miners Construction presents Music For The Gut 9
August 29, 2019 7:30 PM
9th Annual benefit concert for Crohn’s and Colitis Canada – The BEST Variety Show in Saskatoon!
Music for the Gut is honoured to be back to TCU Place for our second year! Our concerts raise awareness and funds for 270,000 Canadians living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease – Crohn’s Disease and ulcerative colitis. We are proud to have contributed $124,000 to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada the past eight years! Over $90,000 the last four years!
The eclectic program features a 50-voice choir performing powerful uplifting pop/rock hits and musical theatre standards, in large and small groups, accompanied by our 14-piece orchestra, Gut Banda!
Music for the Gut performers are all talented friends of Jordie Hughton – concert founder, and members come from many groups including the Fireside Singers, Saskatoon Summer Players, artists from Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra, University of Saskatchewan Music students and graduates, and Saskatoon Academy of Music teachers and students.
Jordie Hughton -artistic director. Kristen Raney -choral director. Yuli Chen -pianist. Emilie Kirchgesner and Heather Currie -choreographers. Jamey Hughton -mc.
Solo Artists include
- Singer/songwriters: Jay Semko, Theresa Sokyrka, Brianna Burtt
- Instrumentalists: William Boan -violinist, Gerard Weber -saxophone, Erika Rybinksi -trombone, Graham Pritchard -guitar
- Sensational harmonies of Doo-ly Noted Quartet
There will be a Mega Raffle, 50/50 and Donations at TCU – Proceeds to Crohn’s and Colitis Canada!
The 1st Music for the Gut was held in 2011 with concert founder, Jordie Hughton, and 17 friends performing at Grace Westminster United Church.
In 2018, for our 8th annual concert, nearly 900 patrons thoroughly enjoyed 56 talented performers for a fabulous evening on the big stage of TCU Place!
We are thankful for over 250 performers and crew who have dedicated their time and talents to our concerts since 2011, when Music for the Gut was founded by the Hughton family. Three members of the Hughton family live with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, as do many of our performers and crew.
2018 Music for the Gut concert Videos and Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL8c3-QVVGyx7v85mj6aRNGrd2Tt4N3Wu3
More concert information and performer list @ www.MusicfortheGut.com