The Paul Cram Creation Award

The Upstream Music Association is honoured to announce the Paul Cram Creation Award.

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Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers in concert with the Upstream Ensemble

Halifax’s new music and improvisation group the Upstream Ensemble will join the musically and artistically expansive Mi’Kmaw group Alan Syliboy and the Thundermakers for an unforgettable collaboration June 23rd at Halifax’s Marquee Club.   

Spotlight on Tom Donovan

Tom Donovan has been serving as an Upstream Board member for five years. Prior to his involvement with Upstream, Tom had a long history of supporting the arts, commencing when he went to law school in 1975.

Photo Album: Concert with Michael Formanek

Concert with Michael Formanek, Geordie Haley and Andrew Miller in partnership with the Halifax Jazz Festival.

Upstream & the Halifax Jazz Festival Presents Concert with Bassist and Composer Michael Formanek

Michael Formanek - Bassist and Composer
With Geordie Haley Guitar and Andrew M. Miller Drums

WHEN: March 8: Workshop at 4 pm, concert at 8 pm

WHERE: Art Bar +Projects, 1873 Granville Street, Halifax 

Spotlight on Nancy Morgan

Nancy Morgan has been involved with Upstream for over 5 years and currently serves our Treasurer. She got involved because of her friendship with Paul Cram, Mary Vingoe and Gay Osler.

Spotlight on Geordie Haley

Geordie began playing with Upstream in 2009. In his opinion, Upstream music is the perfect blend of modern jazz and modern classical music which encourages new composition and improvisation techniques.

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