Dayna Manning Morning Light Album&Memoir Release Show

Event Date: Sunday Oct. 27th, 2019

Event Time: 8 pm (Doors open at 5:30pm)

Host: Stratford Writers Festival



Dayna Manning Morning Light Album&Memoir Release Show

We're headlining the launch of singer-songwriter Dayna Manning's solo CD Morning Light which has a unique collaboration with songwriter Ben Bolt-Martin; Ben wrote the chamber music orchestration to all the songs on Morning Light. We're also featuring Dayna Manning's debut memoir Many Moons

Enjoy a moving performance and songwriting insights from an exceptional group of musicians: Dayna Manning, Ben Bolt-Martin, Andrew Chung, Laura Chambers, and Derek Conrod.

A 30 minute opening round will be performed by members of Dayna Manning's Folk Army comprised of female singer-songwriters from the Stratford area ages 8-18

What can you expect from this event?

  • An intimate performance of folk music and chamber music
  • Enlightening conversation between musicians and songwriters
  • An exclusive look into the mind and methods of songwriters

Who is this event for?

  • Dayna Manning fans
  • Folk/orchestra music lovers
  • Songwriting enthusiasts

About Dayna Manning - Juno-nominated artist Dayna Manning has worked with Sean Ono Lennon and luminary LA-based producer Jim Scott. Manning has performed with Great Big Sea, Spirit of the West, and Radiohead, toured nationally with Burton Cummings and Joe Cocker, and was part of Lilith Fair. Manning is launching her solo CD Morning Light and debuting as an author with her memoir Many Moons

Ben Bolt-Martin - Ben was the featured performer on a disc of new works entitled “Notes Towards” which was nominated in 2009 for a Juno Award. As a solo performer, his focus is on works for solo cello written for him or by him, often involving electronically “looped” material and spanning a multitude of genres and traditions. Ben performs with the Factory Arts String Quartet and Ensemble of INNERchamber.

Andrew Chung- Andrew Chung is a core member London Symphonia, while also serving as General Manager of the new organization. He also performs regularly with the Hamilton Philharmonic, the Stratford Festival Orchestra, and he is a Creative Director of Nota Bene Baroque Players. Andrew was awarded his Bachelor's and Master's Degrees with Distinction from the Australian Institute of Music while studying under Alice Waten and Sophie Rowell.

Don't miss this intimate show with Canadian songwriters! You will receive preferred seating if you arrive early for dinner. Revival House offers a 3-course dinner before the show for $49/person. Seating is according to reservation bookings so call in advance to reserve a table if you are coming for dinner.

*If you reserve late you may be seated at a table with other guests.*

This event is wheelchair accessible.

Cost: $50.85/Per person ($45+ HST)

Location: Revival House, Stratford, 70 Brunswick Street, Stratford



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