October 12, 2022

Reviews of our past concerts

Entertainment writer John Swartz was at our October 27th, 2019  oncert in Orillia and said in SUNonline/Orillia: The Orillia Silver Band began and ended their Sunday afternoon concert at the Orillia Opera House in a stupendous way. I would never have chosen to start with The Light Fantastic. The song is loaded with changing […]
October 12, 2022

Mariposa Sketches is here!

Our CD “Mariposa Sketches” is named for our commissioned work by Len Ballantine. This wonderful new work is a series of short vignettes that represent Orillia and its 150 year history. Our recording of Mariposa Sketches along with our first commissioned work which is a special arrangement of Gordon Lightfoot’s Canadian […]
October 12, 2022

The Press on Mariposa Sketches

Mark Clairmont – April 25, 2017 ​To help the city below the Severn celebrate its sesquicentennial – along with Canada’s 150th – Barlow took..[the band]..into the studio (at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church) for two days last October to record a compact disc whose sum is worth more than the […]