The Paul Cram Creation Award

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

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Photo Album: Concert with Michael Formanek

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

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.

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 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.

RECAP: Open Waters Festival

Thanks to our wonderful members, musicians, artists, staff members, sponsors and of course, our audience members, we have broken our attendance records once again for Open Waters Festival 2019!

Open Waters Festival '19

Upstream Music Association Presents
The Annual Open Waters Festival ‘19
January 4 - 9, 2019
Four Halifax locations, 24 extraordinary events.
At the Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre, The Marquee Club and King’s College Alumni Hall

New Music for the New Year
Never the same river twice…Upstream Music Association welcomes you to the Open Waters Festival 2019

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