7:30PM, Wednesday, April 26, 2023
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre
35 – 22nd Street East
Saskatoon, SK S7K 0C8

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Join the Fireside Singers and the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra as they collaborate to offer their audience an entertaining evening of the most powerful choral Broadway Showstoppers! The concert will showcase engaging solos, ensembles, and overtures from your favourite Broadway musicals. This exciting collaboration promises a dynamic and memorable evening filled with hope, passion, and heart, that is certain to entertain all theatregoers.

The Program

Music of the Night

The Fireside Singers
Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra
Armand Birk, Conductor
Marilyn Whitehead, Artistic Director
Bonnie Nicholson, Pianist & Collaborator
Kelsey Stone, Choreographer


The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Zack St. Louis, Adam Brookman, Erik Jeerakathil, Rosette Caina, Hayley Ens, Jordie Hughton, Gwenda MacPherson, Jody Coller, Trevor Wingerter, Kennedy Siba, Madison McLean.

Alan Menken & Stephen Schwartz
Arr. Michael Kosarin, Orch. Paul Suchan

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Robin Burlingham, Jory Litt-Jukes, Sean Brandt.

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice
Arr. Paul Suchan

Carousel/The Sound of Music

Madison McLean, Colby McCormac.

Richard Rogers & Oscar Hammerstein II
Arr. Mark Hayes


Kristin Siba, Danielle Santo, Meaghan Dormuth.

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Trevor Nunn, & T.S. Eliot
Arr. Kennedy Siba

Fiddler on the Roof

Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnick
Arr. Herbert Baumel

Mamma Mia

Nora Rittinger, Robyn Knight, Sarah Manafo, Meaghan Dormuth.

Benny Anderson & Bjorn Ulvaeus
Arr. Paul Suchan


The Phantom of the Opera

Kennedy Siba, Jordie Hughton, Sarah Chapman, Trevor Wingerter, Sean Brandt, Jory Litt-Jukes.

Andrew Lloyd Webber, Charles Hart & Richard Stilgoe
Arr. Paul Suchan


Palmer Tastad, Clark Willoughby, Keara Van Olst, Sydney Kelln, Ella Moskal, Riley Coller.

Tim Minchin
Arr. Paul Suchan

Sunday in the Park With George

Stephen Sondheim; Arranged by Mac Huff
Orch. Paul Suchan

Les Misérables

Erik Jeerakathil, Andrew Yang, Sean Brandt, Zack St. Louis, Jory Litt-Jukes, Trevor Wingerter, Hayley Ens, Kristin Siba, Madison McLean, Jordie Hughton, Rob Armstrong, Nicole Wingerter.

Claude-Michel Schonberg; Edited by Stephen Metcalfe & Peter Washetll
Arr. Paul Suchan


The Artists

Marilyn Whitehead

Marilyn is recognized throughout Western Canada as a teacher, choral director, accompanist and adjudicator. Her students have received numerous scholarships and awards at music festivals at the local, provincial, and…

Bonnie Nicholson

Bonnie Nicholsons is a pianist, teacher and chamber musician from Saskatoon, SK. Her degrees include a Bachelor of Music (Performance, 1984), and a Master of Arts Degree from the University…

Kelsey Stone

Trained at La Danse in Saskatoon, Kelsey has participated in many exams, competed and adjudicated at different festivals across Canada and performed in musicals around the country. She is currently…

The Fireside Singers

This year marks 50 years of sharing powerful and engaging music performances for The Fireside Singers. They are thrilled to be collaborating with the SSO again to celebrate this milestone….

Armand Birk, conductor

Armand Birk is a Bachelor of Music graduate from the University of Alberta, where he studied voice with Elizabeth Turnbull and Shannon Hiebert. Originally from Victoria, Armand’s initial experience as…

The Fireside Singers

Isabelle Adams
Sam Alexander
Andrea Armstrong
Rob Armstrong
Mary Battersby
Sean Brandt
Adam Brookman
Robin Burlingham
Rosette Caina
Sarah Chapman
Jody Coller
Rylie Coller
Zoey Coller
Stacey Dereniwsky
Meaghan Dormuth
Hayley Ens
Steve Ens
Rachel Glines
Corrine Gogal
Jane Goodale
Robin Grey
Sage Grey
John Guselle
Julia Herman
Laura Herman
Ellen Herrick
Ian Hinther-Bennett
Jordie Hughton
Catherine Hui
Brenda Hyland
Erik Jeerakathil
Sydney Kelln
Susan Kesler
Sarah Kierstead
Robyn Knight
Jory Litt-Jukes
Camdyn Leverick
Cooper Loshack
Jake Loshack
Sarah Manafo
Shauna Matiko
Colby McCormac
Shaquille McGonigle
Madison McLean
Gwenda MacPherson
Ella Moskal
Quinn Newby
Jennine Redl
Aubrie Rittinger
Nora Rittinger
Paulina Salisbury
Danielle Santo
Janet Sedgewick
Deena Shyluk
Kennedy Siba
Kristin Siba
Steph Siba
Zack St. Louis
Marilyn Stevens
Wolf Stone
Tammy Sweeny
Palmer Tastad
Amy-Leigh Thiessen
David Thiessen
Damon Tupper
Caitlyn Ursaki
Keara Van Olst
Scarlett Whitehead
Clark Willoughby
Nicole Wingerter
Trevor Wingerter
Celine Wingerter
Andrew Yang
Malea Zimmer

Click here to read about The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra!

This concert also includes:

Cello – Terry Sturge
Piano – Bonnie Nicholson
Drumset/ Percussion – Brett Graham

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