AC_Symphony_Courtesy of Nicholas Richard

U of O music student puts bassoon front and centre

As the winner of the university’s annual Concerto Competition, Nicholas Richard, a originally from Fredericton, New Brunswick, will get a chance to showcase not only his talents, but also the sound of the bassoon—an often neglected instrument in the orchestra.
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ELE Fest closes off with big-name performers

Even though the headliner attracted 500 people at most, and the local acts had twenty people show up for their sets, all the acts gave it their all. They all embodied Probably Raymond’s mantra to keep running—to make the most of it for the committed crowds who are there, and maybe make some new fans out of them.