The LoFi Octet is the ideal blend between classical string orchestration and the visceral energy of a jazz band. Led by bass player and composer Olivier Hébert, the octet mixes itss many influences ranging from classical music, and world music. The band’s debut album was launched in March 2013 on the Odd Sound Records label and features eleven original compositions by Oliver who also arranged John Coltrane’s The origin of the LoFi Octet project took place at the final concert of bass player and composer Olivier Hébert’s undergraduate degree (Jazz interpretation, Couleur Jazz Grant for excellent academic results, University of Montreal, May 2008). The next year he completed an orchestral excerpts specialized Artist Diploma (D.E.S.S. University of Montreal, December 2009). Taking advantage of his versatility, he progressively gained experience as an orchestral bass player and as a jazz bass player as well. By then he was composing for a hybrid ensemble mixing a jazz quartet to a string quartet. His composing and arranging talents have since been revealed by his musical originality, his sound shaping singularity and by the virtuosity of his fellow musicians. *FREE for churches events, service clubs events, and recognized charitable org. only. - Send all activities or changes by Monday, 3 p.m., at least one week before the event, only by email at firstname.lastname@example.org (not responsible for typing errors) GIANT PUMPKIN & HARVEST FESTIVAL – Lennoxville invites the public to its traditional Giant Pumpkin and Harvest Festival taking place on Sunday, September 29th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the fire station located at 10 rue Samuel-Gratham. (Behind the Borough of Lennoxville office). ADOPT A BOOK – Bibliotheque Lennoxville Library, Wednesday October 2nd, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Also regular hours Thursday to Saturday October 3rd to 5th. BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS – Waterville: There will be no blood clinic for September. BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS – Lennoxville: Tuesday October 8th, at the Masonic Hall, 3002 College Street, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. BLOOD PRESSURE CLINICS – North Hatley: Friday October 4th, at the library, 165 Main Street N. from 10 to 11:30 a.m. ACEF ESTRIE – Defense of consumers’ rights organization. Free services from third year students from Faculty of Law, ready to answer questions. Info ACEF Estrie 819-563-8144. FUN FEARLESS FITNESS – Women 16 and + highly qualified instructor. Every Monday, 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. Lennoxville French Elementary School, École St-Antoine’s Gym. Parking on Church and Speid St., Info Sunita 819-563-9987. LENNOXVILLE – ASCOT HISTORICAL & MUSEUM SOCIETY – Open from Wednesdays to Sunday from 1 to 4:30 p.m. 9, rue Speid, Lennoxville. Info 819-564-0409. WELCOME WEDNESDAYS – Organized by Women›s Centre. «Get together» for coffee or tea or have a chat, meet friends, browse the library and learn to crochet. Activity room avail. 1:15 to 3:45 p.m. Bring knitting or crafts. UPLANDS – The exhibit will run from September 8th to October 27th, 2013. Uplands is open to the public Wednesday to Sunday from 1pm to 4:30pm. Entrance is Free. For more information call (819) 564-0409 or visit our website: www.uplands.ca.
ThisThursday, September 26th, 2013, come witness the launch of an unprecedented campaign at Bishop’s University. You’ll discover that Fannie Gaudette, codirector of the Bishop’s University Singers, has managed to unite the entire university, from Panda Daycare to the Football team, from the