Open Waters Festival of New and Improvised Music

Dalhousie Arts Centre and Atlantica Hotel Commons Room
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 7:30pm to Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 7:30pm
Festival pass $40.00 for adults and $35 for seniors and students. Single entrance either night $20. Upstream membership discount $5.00
Purchase your Festival Pass or Individual Tickets on PayPal! Discount of $5.00 for Symphony New Music patrons and Upstream members. Festival Passes Festival Pass: Adults $40.00 CADFestival Pass: Students/Seniors $35.00 CADIndividual Event $20.00 CADAdult Festival Pass...

Paul Plimley in Concert

Lillian Piercey Hall at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts. 6199 Chebucto Rd Halifax
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
$20 Adults, $15 Students and Seniors
  Upstream Music is proud to present Vancouver’s Paul Plimley, a multi-musician  who  has achieved an international reputation as a master pianist and composer. Upstream presents this accomplished musician for one night only in Halifax on Oct. 26th. at the Lillian Piercy Hall at the Maritime...

Upstream's 2014/15 Season Launch Party

1313 Hollis St. Halifax
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm
Upstream's 2014/15 Season Launch looks forward and celebrates the screening of Pam Lovelace's documentary On the road Upstream as well as her concert  footage of the 18-piece Upstream  Orchestra Live at the Festival International de Musique Actuelle de Victoriaville, Quebec on May 18th, 2013. ...

Open Waters Festival 2014

Presented in association with Dalhousie University
Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 8:00pm to Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 12:00am
$25 Adults $20 Seniors $15 Students
Festival Passes Adult Pass $45.00 CADSenior Pass $40.00 CADStudent Pass $35.00 CAD 15 extraordinary events  ***Please note that all events previously scheduled at the Khyber Arts Centre are not at the... Sir James Dunn Theatre, Dalhousie Arts Centre...

Lan Tung and Upstream

Lilian Piercy Concert Hall - Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, 6199 Chebucto Rd.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Adults $20 Students & Seniors $15
Choose Tcket type Adult $20.00 CADStudent & Senior $15.00 CAD Lan Tung travels from Vancouver to join Upstream musicians in an evening of experimentation and unique soundscapes. Lan Tung uses traditional music as a bridge to connect between Asian and...

Mother of Girl and Upstream in concert

The Bus Stop Theatre
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:15pm
Adults $20, Students and Seniors $15
The Upstream Music Association is delighted to highlight the young Halifax musicians who make up Mother of Girl. Joined by Upstream veterans Paul Cram, Lukas Pearse, Damien Moynihan and Geordie Haley their impressive energy will provide an evening of engaging new sound. Mother of Girl is a 'band...

Upstream Orchestra plays Victoriaville International Festival

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 3:00pm
Colisee A de Victoriaville international Festival de Musique Actuelle

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Upstream's Annual Open Waters Festival

Open Waters Festival 2013

On behalf of the Upstream Music Association I welcome you to Upstream Music’s Annual Open Waters Festival of new and improvised music. As in previous years, I continue to promote visionary ensembles with fresh concepts from across Atlantic Canada who meet the yearly challenge of being heard and inspired by our increasingly knowledgeable festival audience. From Mother of Girl to Khyberian Knights, from Threnodies to subText the festival line-up and musicians continue to inspire new horizons.  Paul Cram - Artistic Director

Khyberian Nights

Friday, November 23, 2012 - 9:00pm
The Khyber Centre for the Arts 1588 Barrington St Halifax




Halifax Art Beats #1
November 13th, 8 pm By Donation
1674 Hollis Street - Third floor
Limited Seating - Reservations Recommended - Call 461-1232
Remy Belanger(Rimouski) cello,Eric Normand(Rimouski) bass electrique w/
Halifax's Arthur Bull(guitar/harmonica) and Paul Cram(tenor sax/clarinet)

Halifax Art Beats #2
music, dance, audio, theatre and video
MC Christian Murray and a mysterious cast of improvisers take you downtown on a Friday night.
 Tickets $10 at the door / cash bar upstairs

October 28th and December 2nd (Sundays) - 2pm to 5 pm
in co-operation with 
Dalhousie Music Department in Room 121
Dalhousie Arts Centre on University Avenue
Students are free and adults $20 per session
Composer/Performer/Improvisers on all instruments interested in
 participating in an improvising orchestra are welcome. Please call (902)461-1232
for further information and enrollment