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Massey Hall at 122

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Each year, as the moments and memories pile up, we like to take a minute to recognize and thank the incredible and dedicated staff, crew, patrons, artists, and community of leaders who help make Massey Hall so magical – night after night.

Over the past year, among countless happenings, we welcomed over 200,000 people through its famous red doors including more than 1800 students from 44 different GTA schools and community groups at Share the Music workshops and CONTINUE READING >

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Massey Hall - photo courtesy of Bryan Wilcox | wilcoxcameraart.com

You never forget your first time at Massey Hall. Mine was when I was eleven years old and I was a soprano, believe it or not, in my grade eight Dorset Park public school choir, singing “En Roulant ma Boule” at the Kiwanis Music Festival. For some reason, I had the solo in that choir. There were approximately twenty of us on stage and we were followed by the Neil McNeil complete chorus of about 300 singing the exact same song as us. It was one of the most traumatic experiences of my life, and still, one that I’ll never forget. Thank you Mrs. Hammer (our music teacher).

My first time seeing a concert in Massey Hall, I was in the front row of the gallery overlooking the stage as Bob Dylan CONTINUE READING >

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