A special remembrance concert called Cascadia Remembers: Honour and Celebrate was held Sunday Nov. 8 in Abbotsford British Columbia in the run up to honor past veterans.
The concert featured music of world war I and II at the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium, and was divided into two sections, one to Honour those who have served, and one to celebrate the great music from that era.
The Cascadia Wind Ensemble is a flourishing concert band in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. The Conductor and Music Director is Shannon Goldsmith who has many years experience conducting award winning bands and orchestras. The concert was held by director Shannon Goldsmith as part of the ‘Sunset Ceremony’, a military tradition going back for more than a hundred years.