Professor Armstrong—a trained guitarist—went into university with the intention of becoming a high school music teacher. But as the years went by, he found himself wondering whether he would end up studying the guitar or composition after he completed his undergraduate studies.
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.
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.