Maple Ridge musicians picked for MusicFest in Toronto

May 1, 2024

By Colleen Flanagan, The Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News

Two budding musicians from Garibaldi Secondary School will be heading to Toronto after they were selected to perform at an elite musical festival.

Grade 12 student Ethan Knowles, a euphonium player, and Grade 11 student Alex Gibson, who plays the tuba, will be heading to the 52nd annual MusicFest Canada “The Nationals” at the University of Toronto in May.

The pair will be two of thousands of young musicians ages 16-24, from across the country to be accepted for the one-week educational music convention, the largest in the country.

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