Upcoming

Upcoming events

Prairie Convergence: New Music for Large Jazz Ensemble by Paul Suchan and Silas Friesen
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK
Saturday, January 13, 2024 7:30pm
Tickets available at the Bassment’s website
The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra will
perform new music by composers Paul Suchan and Silas Friesen
to celebrate the launch of their joint album, CloudBurst, recorded during the Covid-19 pandemic

Winterruption 2024 presents Big Band Theory: To Boldly Swing!
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK
Sunday, January 28, 2024 7:30pm
Click
here for tickets and more information
A unique concert featuring four of Saskatoon’s big bands:
The USask Jazz Ensemble – Stone Frigate Big Band – Footnotes Big Band – Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra
Come and see me perform with the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra!

The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra presents: Roaring Twenties
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK
Saturday, February 10, 2024 7:30pm
Click here for more information
This concert will feature pianist Daniel Clarke Bouchard for the 100th anniversary of the premiere
of George Gerswhin’s iconic Rhapsody in Blue

Past events

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents A Night to Remember
TCU Place, Saskatoon, SK
Sunday, December 31, 2023 7:30pm
A NYE gourmet four-course meal and dance in TCU Place’s Grand Salon!

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents My Favourite Things: The Nutcracker Suite & More!
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK
Saturday, December 16, 2023 7:30pm
Featuring Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s Nutcracker Suite

The Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra presents: Rachmaninoff Dances
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK
Saturday, November 25, 2023 7:30pm
From the SSO website’s description of the event:
The concert marks the world premiere of a brand-new concerto by Vincent Ho. This SSO commission,
years in the making, showcases world-renowned saxophonist Timothy McAllister centre stage.
Whimsical Concerto of Fanciful Birds: Concerto for Saxophone, Orchestra, and Spatialized Saxophone Ensemble – Vincent Ho
Symphonic Dances, Op. 45 – Sergei Rachmaninoff
I will be performing in Symphonic Dances and the unique “spatialized saxophone ensemble” of Vincent Ho’s new concerto!

Saskatoon Musicians’ Association Gala Showcase 2023
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, October 5, 2023 7:30pm
Featuring a performance by the Weber-Graham Duo (Gerard Weber, saxophone; Brett Graham, vibraphone)

Heidi Munro’s Back to Black: The Passion of Amy Winehouse
Dekker Centre for the Performing Arts, 623 Carlton Trail, North Battleford, SK

Thursday, September 21, 2023 7:30pm

North Saskatchewan Wind Symphony 18th Annual Concert: Spirit of the Earth
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, August 27, 2023 7:30pm
Open to the public, admission by donation
Music by David Maslanka, Elizabeth Raum, Colleen Ostoforoff*, Andrew Balfour, Cait Nishimura, Paul Suchan*,
Glen Gillis*, Samuel Hazo, and George Gates
*Saskatchewan-based composer

Music for the Gut @ TCU Place
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK
Thursday, August 24, 2023 7:30pm
Click here for the Facebook event
Click here for the Music for the Gut website
Ku Ku – Barry Cockroft (solo soprano saxophone)
Hungarian Dance No. 5 – Johannes Brahms (with William Boan on violin)

The Footnotes Big Band @ the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
Victoria Park,  Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, July 5, 2023 9:15pm
Free concert!
This special program at the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival includes an evening of big band and jazz music from the USask Jazz Intensive faculty and students (5:00pm),
the Saskatoon Youth Jazz Orchestra (6:30pm), The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra (7:30pm) and the Footnotes Big Band (9:15pm).
The Footnotes Big Band is directed by Rhett Schroeder and is comprised of current and former students of the USask Department of Music and USask Jazz Ensemble.
Looking forward to playing some very cool arrangements of jazz, folk, heavy metal and video game music!

Heidi Munro’s Back to Black: The Passion of Amy Winehouse
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK

Friday, June 30, 2023 8:30pm
From the Bassment’s website event page:
Capturing the essence of Amy Winehouse is the goal of Saskatchewan singer-songwriter Heidi Munro, who celebrates and recreates the incredible talents of Winehouse.
Heidi’s set list will include many of Winehouse’s jazz and hip hop-infused songs.
Looking forward to joining the band on bari sax!

Strata Festival of New Music: Cinq Morceaux
Zion Lutheran Church,  323 4th Avenue S, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, June 3, 2023 7:30pm
From the Strata Festival website event description:

Experience a truly unique culinary and musical event that explores the fascinating connection between your sense of taste and hearing.
Join us for an evening of five distinct appetizers paired with five specially composed pieces of music,
each corresponding to a different modality of taste – bitter, sour, savoury, salty, and sweet.

This one-of-a-kind event will feature new works by some of Saskatchewan’s most talented composers,
including Janet Gieck, Spencer Krips, Colin Grant, Clinton Ackerman, and Kendra Harder.
Their pieces will be performed by esteemed performers Dean McNeill, Chelsea Mahan, Gerard Weber, Brett Graham, Rhett Schroeder, and Sofia Mycyk.

The Gerard Weber Group Live @ The Bassment
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, May 27, 2023 7:30pm
The Gerard Weber Group is back to perform at Saskatoon’s finest jazz club!
We will be performing the music of Pat Metheny, Lyle Mays, Egberto Gismonti and Saskatoon’s Brett Graham
This concert will feature Adam Streisel (trumpet), Paul Suchan (piano), Gent Laird (bass), Brett Graham (drums)
and special guest Diogo Peixoto (Brandon, MB) on guitar

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents Pictures at an Exhibition Reimagined
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, April 29, 2023 7:30pm
From the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra’s event description:
Join us on the eve of International Jazz Day for this very special night of music making as award-winning Canadian composer Fred Stride

guest conducts the SJO and sharing his extraordinary compositions and arrangements.
As the centerpiece of this concert, the SJO will present Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition
reimagined through the creative mind of the one and only Fred Stride.

For more information on Fred Stride, visit his artist info page here.

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents Keyed to Life: The Music of Stevie Wonder
Anne Portnuff Theatre, 150 Gladstone Avenue North, Yorkton, SK

Saturday, April 22, 2023 7:30pm
From the Yorkton Arts Council event description:
The universality of Stevie Wonder and his music serve as the inspiration behind this Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra show.
It will feature a blend of classic and reimagined renditions of Stevie Wonder’s incredibly joy-filled music.

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents Rhapsody in Blue featuring Jens Lindemann and Michelle Aalders
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, March 11, 2023 7:30pm
From the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra’s event description:
To help present one of the 20th century’s most iconic pieces of music, George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue,
the SJO will be joined by the iconic Canadian trumpeter Jens Lindemann and the incomparable Saskatoon-based pianist Michelle Aalders.
They will help us put our own special take on the work that helped reshape the worlds of classical and jazz music
99 years after it was first performed in New York City in 1924.

Winterruption 2023 presents Big Band Theory: Latin Nights
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, January 28, 2023 7:30pm
https://broadwaytheatre.ca/events?p=event&event=1722

An evening of music from four of Saskatoon’s jazz ensembles:
The USask Jazz Ensemble – Stone Frigate Big Band – Footnotes Big Band – Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra
I will be performing with the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra for this one-of-a-kind big band concert!

University of Saskatchewan Saxophone Ensembles Recital
Quance Theatre, Education Building, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Friday, January 27, 2023 12:30pm
Free and open to the public

Debut performance of the U of S Alumni Saxophone Quartet:
Glen Gillis, soprano saxophone
Ricardo Martins, alto saxophone
Gerard Weber, tenor saxophone
Troy Linsley, baritone saxophone
Featuring the music of Claude Debussy, Pierre Max Dubois, Edvard Grieg, and Pierre Lantier (click here for the concert program)

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents Swing Comfort and Joy Featuring Alexis Normand
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, December 10, 2022 7:30pm
https://saskatoonjazzorchestra.com/event/swing-comfort-joy/
From the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra’s event description:
Join the SJO and SYJO in our swinging annual holiday December concert featuring local favourite musicians
and our very special guest vocalist, the always stunning Alexis Normand! We have a lot to celebrate and be thankful for as a community.
Come join the fun and bring the whole family as we give thanks à la swing, performing joyous and groove-filled holiday music appropriate for all ages!

25th Annual Elim Church Christmas Celebration
TCU Place, 35-22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK

Wednesday and Thursday, November 23 & 24, 2022 7:30pm
https://www.elimchurch.ca/events/2022/christmas

American Musicological Society 88th Annual Meeting
Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, LA
10-13 November 2022
https://nola2022.ams-sem-smt.org/
My presentation is titled “J.S. Bach’s St. Matthew Passion and the Song of Songs.” Click here for more information and my paper abstract.

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents Poetics of Jazz
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, October 22, 2022 7:30pm
https://saskatoonjazzorchestra.com/event/poetics-of-jazz/
From the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra’s event description:
Poetics of Jazz
 is a special concert that celebrates and showcases the work of Saskatchewan-based poets.

We’ll be weaving performances of their poetry alongside newly composed original music orchestrated for large jazz ensemble.
We will also be presenting the western Canadian premiere of the Atwood Suite by Canadian composer Andrew Rathbun.

North Saskatchewan Wind Symphony 17th Annual Concert
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, August 28, 2022 7:30pm
Open to the public, admission by donation

Music for the Gut 10th Annual Showcase
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, August 25, 2022 7:00pm
https://www.musicforthegut.com/
Histoire du tango, movement 3, “Nightclub 1960” – Astor Piazzola (Naomi Piggott-Suchan, piano)
Hungarian Dance No. 5 – Johannes Brahms (with William Boan on violin and Naomi)

Jack Walton Duo @ DTN YXE Noon Tunes
2nd Avenue Stage (in front of Scotia Center), Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, August 25, 2022 12:00pm
https://dtnyxe.ca/event/noon-tunes/
Featuring the music of Jack Walton: a tasteful blend of blues, swing, jazz, rock, and folk

Weber-Graham Duo @ Botté Chai Bar
Botté Chai Bar, 117-123 Avenue B South, Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, August 11, 2022 7:30pm
https://www.tastebotte.com/
Join Brett Graham and me for a special brew of jazz, classical, rock, fusion, and pop-infused originals
as well as some palatable jazz mainstays!

Weber-Graham Duo @ DTN YXE Noon Tunes
KW Nasser Plaza (between River Landing towers), Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, July 16, 2022 12:00pm
https://dtnyxe.ca/event/noon-tunes/
Featuring a mix of new music from Brett Graham (vibraphone) and myself, along with a few standards from Chick Corea

(Note that the website has not been updated with our names, but we are in fact performing at 12pm!)

The Footnotes Big Band @ the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
Victoria Park Free Stage, Saskatoon, SK

Monday, July 4, 7:30 4:00pm
The Footnotes Big Band is a local ensemble comprised of young and talented musicians who share a love for modern jazz music.
Bringing a new voice to the Saskatchewan jazz scene, they offer a contemporary take on the big band tradition
featuring original compositions and arrangements.

Weber-Graham Duo @ the SaskTel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
Bus Stop Refreshments, 421 21st Street East, Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, June 30 12:00pm
Gerard Weber, saxophones & electronics; Brett Graham, vibraphone
Featuring new music from Brett and myself!

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Presents: Dimensions in Sound
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK
Friday, June 17 7:30pm
The Dimensions In Sound project is an exploration in human perception and how we perceive music.

Professional visual artist Allyson Glenn has embraced her unique way of experiencing music as a synesthete 
through teaming up with the SJO A.D. Dean McNeill and Saskatchewan composers Paul Suchan and Silas Friesen.
Featured guests include Grammy Award-winning drummer Larnell Lewis!

Saskatoon Opera Summer Proms Series featuring the Weber-Graham Duo (Live!)
Chris Church Anglican, 515 28th Street West

Wednesday, July 28, 2021 7:00pm
https://www.saskatoonopera.ca/saskatoon-summer-proms/

Gerard Weber, saxophone and electronics
Brett Graham, vibraphone
Featuring music by Chick Corea, Julian Lage, Pat Metheny, Pierre Gouin, and Tears for Fears
Click here for the Facebook event

Strata Festival of New Music: Music for the Lowest Acoustic Instruments in Saskatchewan
Knox United Church (Livestream event)

Friday, June 4, 2021 7:30pm
Tickets may be purchased here for this livestream event
Concert featuring the lowest acoustic instruments in Saskatchewan (my debut on the bass saxophone!)
Music by Kendra Harder, Spencer Krips and Brian Garbet

The Gerard Weber Group Live @ The Bassment (InTune 2021 – Free Livestream!)
The Bassment (Livestream event)

Sunday, May 2, 2021 2:00pm
The Gerard Weber group includes Adam Streisel (trumpet), Paul Suchan (keyboards), Brett Graham (drums),
and Nevin Buehler (bass). This concert will feature the music of jazz and fusion guitarist Pat Metheny

Ebb and Flow: Exploring the Changing Nature of Folk Music Through New Composition and Live Performance
Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building, University of Saskatchewan Campus
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 7:30pm
Free and open to the public
Click 
here for more information from the University of Saskatchewan College of Arts & Science
This lecture will show how a folk tune does not remain unchanged over time, and composer Paul Suchan’s attempt at a continuation
of this tradition. The lecture will include examples of this process by having the original fiddle tunes performed by Kim de Laforest,
followed by excerpts of The Camperville Cluster performed by the Proteus Quartet
and Songs of Ebb and Flow performed by Gerard Weber and Naomi Piggott-Suchan

Weber/Suchan Duo Live @ Greenbryre Golf and Country Club
RR #5, Saskatoon, SK (Greenbryre Crescent, south on Boychuk Drive)

Friday, February 28, 2020 5:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/532540004034449/
Come join Paul Suchan and me for an evening of jazz at Greenbryre! Live music every Friday night
with a prime rib dinner special

Music for the Gut 10 Artist Showcase
Grace-Westminster United Church, 505 10th Street E, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, February 15, 2020 7:00pm
Click here for the Facebook event
Click here for the Music for the Gut website
Shiorindia – Philippe Geiss (alto saxophone & audio accompaniment)

Persephone Theatre presents Elf: The Musical
100 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon, SK

December 3, 2019 – January 5, 2020
https://persephonetheatre.org/shows/play/elf-the-musical/
Click here for the Matt Olson’s review in the Saskatoon Star Phoenix

Weber-Graham Duo Live @ Prairie Ink Restaurant & Bakery
3130 8th Street E, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, November 16, 2019 8:00pm
Gerard Weber, saxophone / Brett Graham, vibraphone

Weber/Suchan Duo Live @ Greenbryre Golf and Country Club
RR #5, Saskatoon, SK (Greenbryre Crescent, south on Boychuk Drive)

Friday, October 25, 2019 6:00pm
(Facebook event coming soon!)
Come join Paul Suchan and me for an evening of jazz at Greenbryre! Live music every Friday night
with a prime rib dinner special

Music and the Visionary: Barbara Croall’s Thoughts and Music
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Friday, September 27, 2019 7:30pm
Open to the public, admission by donation
Lecture and concert featuring the music of Odawa First Nation (Giniw dodem, Manidoo Mnissing)
composer and recording artist, Barbara Croall. I will be premiering a new work by Barbara for soprano saxophone,
pipigwan, clarinet, guitar, string quartet, and percussion, titled BEBAAMAADZIT N’GAMWIN (TRAVELLER SONG)
Click here for more information on this event

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Presents: Honouring the Tradition
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK
Saturday, September 14 7:30pm
https://broadwaytheatre.ca/events?p=event&event=4491
This thrilling start to the SJO’s season now includes Brian O’Kane, a Toronto-based trumpet and
flugelhorn mainstay who has performed alongside The Boss Brass and the Rob McConnell Tentet, 

as well as international artists including Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, Paul Anka, Frank Sinatra, Jr., 
Dave Brubeck and others. Edmonton-based Juno-nominated saxophonist Kent Sangster joins Brian
and the SJO as well as a featured soloist. Kent contributes a deep and wide sense of consummate 
musicianship and professionalism which he has developed over the past 25 years as a true leader 
in the advancement of jazz music in western Canada

Music For the Gut 9 Benefit Concert
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK
Thursday, August 29, 2019 7:30pm
http://www.musicforthegut.com/
Tickets can be purchased from the TCU Ticket website
Featuring a brand new composition by myself titled Buenas Campanas for solo alto saxophone
Hungarian Dance No. 5 – Johannes Brahms (duet with violinist William Boan)

North Saskatchewan Wind Symphony 16th Annual Concert
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, August 25, 2019 7:30pm
Open to the public, admission by donation

Royal Canadian College of Organists Saskatoon Organ Recital Series
St. Andrew’s Church, 436 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:15pm
Admission by donation
I will be performing with Paul Suchan at the St. Andrew’s event of the organ recital series
Sonata I for alto saxophone and organ – Denis Bédard

Prairie Music Residency Jazz Night: Sarah Thawer live with the Gerard Weber Group
Louis’ Bar, 93 Campus Drive, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon

Friday, August 9, 2019 10:00pm
Click here for the Facebook event
Click here for Prairie Music Residency’s website
Hailing from Toronto, Yamaha Artist Sarah Thawer is one of the most in demand and versatile drummers on the planet right now. 
Taking us on a journey through her own music and influences and accompanied by the Gerard Weber Group, Sarah puts on a show you do not want to miss!

Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents Thank you Kinda Blue: Reimagining Kind of Blue
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, June 22 8:00pm
https://www.saskjazz.com/schedule/#/artist/saskatoon-jazz-orchestra
The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra is proud to celebrate the landmark recording by Miles Davis, Kind of Blue, in a very special 

one of a kind project that re-imagines the music from the iconic recording. Contributing Canadian composers/arrangers 
including Juno award winners David Braid and Christine Jenson, along with the talents of Paul Suchan, Jeff Presslaff, 
Dean McNeill, Richard Gillis, and Andrew Homzy have collectively developed a concert program that artistically blends elements
of the original compositions with modern jazz sensibilities and aesthetics

The Eighth Annual Strata Festival of New Music
June 6-9, 2019

Check out http://sasknewmusic.com/ for more information on this year’s performances
On Saturday June 8 (7:30pm, Quance Theatre, U of S campus), I will be performing Alain Perron’s Cycle 4
for soprano/alto/tenor/baritone saxophones, percussion, and piano, as well as a premiere of a composition
by Saskatoon’s own Kendra Harder titled Sketches of Saskatoon for violin, cello, saxophone, and percussion

The Fireside Singers present “Evita”
TCU Place, 35-22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK

Wednesday and Thursday, May 15-16, 2019 7:30pm
Click here for Facebook event
Click here to purchase tickets

Featuring rock-opera music composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and brilliant lyrics from Tim Rice,
EVITA is the colourful story of Eva Duarte. From humble beginnings as an impoverished, illegitimate child,
Eva refused to accept a destiny in Argentina’s slums. Dreaming of adventure in the big city, Eva’s beauty,
charm and talent helped her to rise above crippling poverty and eventually become Argentina’s First Lady – Evita Perón.
Looking forward to joining the Fireside Singers in the orchestra pit for another fantastic production!

Weber-Graham Duo Live @ D’Lish by Tish Café
702 14 Street E, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, May 11, 2019 7:30pm
Click here for the Facebook event
Join Brett Graham and me for an evening of jazz & classical arrangements for saxophone and vibraphone
Including special guest Sarah Suchan on vocals!

Vox Domini: An Evening of Sacred Music for Organ and Choir
St. Paul’s Co-Cathedral, 720 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK

Tuesday, May 7, 2019 7:00pm
Click here for the Facebook event
Featuring St. Paul’s organist Paul Suchan and special guests
No ticketed admission. By donation only. All funds raised will be donated towards the proposed
Holy Family Cathedral pipe organ
I will be performing Denis Bédard’s Sonata I for saxophone and organ (first movement)
Don’t miss this exciting concert – it was a major hit last year!

May the 4th Be With You – The Music of Star Wars with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra
TCU Place, 35-22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, May 4, 2019 7:30pm
http://saskatoonsymphony.org/event/may-the-forth-the-music-of-star-wars/
Encore performance of the famous Cantina Band with the SSO!
I will be playing with Paul Suchan (keyboard) and Nevin Buehler (bass) at the concert after-party
at the Hub (Holiday Inn) – come check us out!

Sask Sax Trio: In-Store Clinic & Gear Talk
St. John’s Music Saskatoon, 640 Broadway Avenue

Saturday, April 6, 2019 10am – 12pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/368917717295298/
I will be joined by Kristian Vogel (Regina, SK) and Yulong Li (Regina, SK) to present a clinic
on saxophone gear and accessories at St. John’s Music Saskatoon. All saxophones and accessories on display
will be on sale!

Weber/Suchan Duo Live @ Greenbryre Golf and Country Club
RR #5, Saskatoon, SK (Greenbryre Crescent, south on Boychuk Drive)

Friday, April 5, 2019 5:30pm
(Facebook event coming soon!)
Come join Paul Suchan and me for an evening of jazz at Greenbryre! Live music every Friday night
with a prime rib dinner special

Music for the Gut Artist Showcase
Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd Street West, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:00pm
http://musicforthegut.com/index.html
Everybody Wants To Rule the World – Tears for Fears (saxophone loop cover)

North American Saxophone Alliance 2019 Region 9 Conference
University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, AB

February 14-16, 2019
https://www.saxophonealliance.org/conference-regional.asp
Performance of three movements from my piece, Saskatchewan Suite for alto saxophone, live electronic effects,
and recorded environment samples:
I. 40 King Crescent

II. Saturday, 10:30pm
III. Luther Seminary
Performance takes place Friday, February 15 1:30pm (University of Lethbridge Recital Hall)

The Gerard Weber Group Live @ The Bassment
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, January 5, 2019 8:00pm
https://thebassment.ca/event/gerard-weber-group/

The Gerard Weber group is comprised of Adam Streisel (trumpet), Paul Suchan (keyboards),
Brett Graham (drums), and Nevin Buehler (bass). This concert will feature the music of jazz and
fusion guitarist Pat Metheny and original compositions from members of the group

Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Holiday Swing, And Then Some!
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, December 15, 2018 7:30pm
https://broadwaytheatre.ca/events?p=event&event=4313
Click here for the Facebook event
Click here for the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra website
Featuring Saskatoon vocalist Jessica Robinson
This concert is part of a three-day tour with the SJO, with performances at the Dekker centre in North Battleford, SK
and the Mae Wilson Theatre in Moose Jaw, SK

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra presents: Canadian Composer Spotlight
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, October 13, 2018 7:30pm
https://broadwaytheatre.ca/events?p=event&event=4312
Click here for the Facebook event
Featuring SJO artist-in-residence prof. Gordon Foote (University of Toronto)
and featuring music from the Canada 150 Suite project initiated by Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra leader Dr. Richard Gillis

North Saskatchewan Wind Symphony 14th Annual Concert
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, August 26, 2018 7:30pm
Open to the public, admission by donation

Music For the Gut 8 Benefit Concert
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, August 23, 2018 7:30pm
http://www.musicforthegut.com/
Tickets can be purchased from the TCU Ticket website
Scaramouche – Eugène Bozza

Caspian Brothers Trio
Emmanuel Anglican Church, 609 Dufferin Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, August 19, 2018 7:00pm
$20/adults $10/students
https://www.facebook.com/events/504506716656353/
Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008, Prelude – Johann Sebastian Bach
I will also be joining Silas and Godwin Friesen to perform Richard Gillis’s Dreams and Dances

Pied Pipes of Saskatoon Organ Recital Series
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 720 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, August 19, 2018 12:15pm
Admission by donation
https://www.stjohnscathedralsaskatoon.ca/2018/08/09/pied-pipes-of-saskatoon-organ-recital/
I will be performing with Paul Suchan at the St. Paul’s event of the organ recital series
Featuring improvised Gregorian chant with saxophone and organ

An Evening with Alistair Kay and the Gerard Weber Group
2nd Avenue Grill & Bar, Saskatoon, SK

Friday, August 10, 2018 8:30pm
Free admission!
https://www.facebook.com/events/205403600129971/

Music for the Gut Artist Showcase
Mayfair United Church, 902 33rd Street West, Saskatoon, SK

Friday, July 13, 2018 7:00pm
http://www.musicforthegut.com/
I will be performing a movement from my new piece for saxophone and electronics (Saskatchewan Suite)

The Bassment Big Band at the Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
Nutrien Free Stage (Kiwanis Memorial Park), Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, June 30, 2018 12:00pm
https://www.saskjazz.com/lineup#/artist/the-bassment-big-band
Featuring classic big band works from Duke Ellington, Sammie Nestico, and Count Basie

The Gerard Weber Group at the Sasktel Saskatchewan Jazz Festival
Nutrien Free Stage (Kiwanis Memorial Park), Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK

Monday, June 25, 2018 6:00pm
Looking forward to playing at the jazz festival with some very talented Saskatoon musicians! Featuring:
Adam Streisel (trumpet), Paul Suchan (keyboards), Nevin Buehler (bass), Brett Graham (drums)

Strata New Music Festival
Saskatoon Symphony Office, 408 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK

June 8-10, 2018
I will be performing my new work for saxophone, live electronics, and recorded
environment samples (Saskatchewan Suite) on Saturday, June 9 at the Remai
Modern river view room

Saskatoon Concert Band Presents: Leonard Bernstein – 100 Years
Victory Church, 2802 Rusholme Road, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, April 28, 2018 7:30pm 
Join the Saskatoon Concert Band as they celebrate the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein

Selections include Overture to Candide, West Side Story selections, Make Our Garden Grow, and more

North American Saxophone Alliance 2018 Biennial Conference
University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

March 8-11, 2018
World Premiere of Saskatchewan Suite: a new piece for alto saxophone, live electronic effects,
and recorded environment samples

Performance taking place Friday March 9 at 1:00pm, Room 3250 MEH, University of Cincinnati

The Gerard Weber Group Live in Humboldt
Community Gathering Place, 701 6th Avenue, Humboldt, SK

Friday, March 2, 2018 7:30pm (cocktails at 6:45pm)
After a successful performance at the Bassment in January 2018, the Gerard Weber Group
takes to the road to share the music of jazz guitarist Pat Metheny and original compositions
with rural communities in Saskatchewan

Dean McNeill & the Prairie Fire Septet
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, February 3, 2018 8:00pm
http://thebassment.ca/event/dean-mcneill-the-prairie-fire-septet/
Repertoire will include compositions and arrangements by McNeill, Jeff Presslaff, 

and from the iconic Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers library. Musicians include
Greg Gatien (saxophone), Jeff Presslaf (piano), Ross Ulmer (trombone), 
Nevin Buehler (bass), and Eric Platz (drums)

The Gerard Weber Goup Live @ The Bassment
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, January 6, 2018 8:00pm
The Gerard Weber group is comprised of Adam Streisel (trumpet), Paul Suchan (keyboards),
Brett Graham (drums), and Nevin Buehler (bass). This concert will feature the music of jazz and
fusion guitarist Pat Metheny from his most acclaimed albums from the 1970s to today

22nd Annual Elim Church Christmas Celebration
Elim Church, 419 Slimmon Road, Saskatoon, SK

Friday and Saturday, December 8-9,  7:00pm – Sunday, December 10, 2:00pm, 2018

The Nutcracker Meets Duke Ellington
TCU Place, Sid Buckwold Theatre, Saskatoon, SK
Saturday, December 2 2017 7:30pm
Featuring the Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker and the Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn arrangement
of the Nutcracker for jazz orchestra
Presented by the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra and the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra

North Saskatchewan Wind Symphony 13th Annual Concert
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, August 27, 2017 7:30pm
This year’s concert features music by Canadian composers in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday

I will be a featured soloist with the ensemble, performing Glen Gillis’s Fantasia for alto saxophone and wind ensemble
Open and free to the public

Music For the Gut 7 Benefit Concert
Cornerstone Church, 315 Lenore Drive, Saskatoon, SK
Thursday, August 24 and Saturday, August 26, 2017 7:00pm
L’histoire du tango – Astor Piazzolla (movement III. Night-club 1960) (August 26)

Strata New Music Festival
June 9-11, Saskatoon, SK
This year’s festival features three concerts, each at a different venue. I will be performing Friday, June 9
at Convocation Hall in collaboration with Little Opera on the Prairie for the premiere of three miniature
operas by Saskatchewan composers. I will also be performing Saturday night at PAVED Arts on 20th Street
in the “Pint-Sized Premieres” concert with Brett Graham on vibraphone

Changing Seasons: The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra featuring Mark Fewer
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK
Saturday, May 27, 2017 7:30pm
Featuring Changing Seasons, a Juno award-winning concerto for solo violin, jazz orchestra and string orchestra

composed by Canadian music icon Phil Dwyer

Celebrate Canada! The Saskatoon Concert Band Concert Featuring the Music of David Kaplan
Lighthouse Victory Church, 2802 Rusholme Road, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, April 29, 2017 7:30pm
http://www.saskatoonconcertband.ca/
I will be performing Glen Gillis’s Elegy Cadenza for alto saxophone and wind ensemble. Thank you to

Saskatoon Concert Band director George Charpentier for inviting me to perform with the band!

Star Wars: The Music of John Williams (with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra)
TCU Place, 35-22nd Street East, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, April 22, 2017 7:30pm
Excited to play music from my favourite movies with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra!

Classical Variety Night
Grosvenor Park United Church, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, April 9, 2017 7:30pm
Fernandina (Extrait de Galapagos) by Pierre Gouin

I will be joined by my good friend, Brett Graham on the vibraphone to perform a short, modern piece
for alto saxophone and vibraphone

University of Saskatchewan Concert Band Concert
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

March 30, 2017 7:30pm
I will be performing Frederick Hemke’s arrangement of le Carnaval de Venise for alto saxophone and band.
Thank you to my mentor Glen Gillis for inviting me to play with the ensemble!

University of Saskatchewan Jazz Ensemble Concert
Quance Theatre, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

March 26, 2017 3:00pm
I will be sitting in with the U of S Jazz Ensemble to perform selections from the Art Pepper +11 repertoire
for their semester-end concert. This concert will also feature a newly commissioned multi-movement
work from Paul Suchan titled Scenes of a Prairie People, commissioned by the Univeristy of Saskatchewan for
Canada’s 150th anniversary and for the U of S Wind Orchestra, Greystone Singers, and Jazz Ensemble

Silas Friesen Trumpet Recital
Convocation Hall, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK

March 8, 2017 7:30pm
I will be performing Richard Gillis’s Dreams and Dances for trumpet, alto saxophone, and piano
with Silas and also with Darcy Hildebrandt on piano. Silas is a terrific trumpet player and
musician in the community and I am excited to perform a classical selection with him for his recital!

North American Saxophone Alliance 2017 Region 9 Conference
University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

February 16-19, 2017
World Premiere of Songs of Ebb and Flow for alto saxophone and piano by Canadian composer Paul Suchan
This performance will be the full premiere of Paul’s six-movement suite!
Performance will take place Friday, February 17 at 1:00pm, Convocation Hall, University of Alberta

Mo’ Love Live at the Capitol Potluck 12.0
Capitol Music Club

Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:00pm

Gerard Weber Goup Live @ The Bassment
The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue N, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, January 7, 2017 9:00pm
The Gerard Weber group is comprised of Silas Friesen (trumpet), Paul Suchan (keyboards),

Graham Pritchard (guitar), Brett Graham (drums), and Nevin Buehler (bass). This concert will
feature the music of jazz and fusion guitarist Pat Metheny from his most acclaimed albums from the
1970s to today

“Music Through The Ages”: Gerard Weber and Friends in Concert
Saskatoon Symphony Office, 408 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, January 5, 2017 7:30pm
$15/adults $10/students, tickets at the door
I will be performing alongside Sarah Suchan and her Grade 11 Harmonie from
École Canadienne-Française, as well as a few students from the Suchan Saxophone Studio.
Featuring the Carnival of Venice for saxophone and band, Songs of Ebb and Flow by Paul Suchan,
and a live electronic rendition of Summertime for saxophone and voice

Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra Presents “Peter & the Wolf ala Swing”
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Sunday, December 18, 2016 7:30pm
Featuring Winnipeg-based composer Jeff Preslaff’s arrangement of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter & the Wolf

for jazz orchestra

Music For the Gut 6 Benefit Concert
Cornerstone Church, 315 Lenore Drive, Saskatoon, SK

Thursday, August 25 and Saturday, August 27, 2016 7:00pm
New Stories – Dorothy Chang (movement IV. Folksong)

Gerard Weber in Concert featuring Naomi Suchan & Kristen Raney
Marysburg Cathedral, Marysburg, SK

Saturday, July 30, 2016 7:30pm
Featuring works by Paul Suchan, Fernande Decruck, Karen Tanaka,  Amy Quate, and others
$15/ at the door

Adolyne, The Weir, A Ghost in Drag, and Gerard Weber
Amigos Cantina, 806 Dufferin Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Friday, July 22, 2016 9:30pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/731806073589773/
I am opening for some of Western Canada’s finest metal bands! My performance includes

more works from my latest saxophone and electronics project, with live manipulation
via guitar effects pedals

Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra featuring Dee Daniels & Fred Stride
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, June 25, 2016 8:00pm
Featuring Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert Music and special guests from the University of Saskatchewan’s Greystone Singers

Strata New Music Festival
Saskatoon Symphony Office, 408 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK

June 10-12, 2016
http://sasknewmusic.com/
My performance on June 12 will feature Paul Suchan’s new composition,

Songs of Ebb and Flow for alto saxophone and piano, featuring Naomi Suchan on piano
I will be performing Sarah Neufeld’s “A Long Awaited Scar” from her album The Ridge, arranged
for saxophone and electronics and featuring Brett Graham on drums (Saturday June 11, 9:00pm, PAVED Arts)

Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra featuring Tommy Banks
Broadway Theatre, 715 Broadway Avenue, Saskatoon, SK

Saturday, April 30, 2016 7:30pm
https://broadwaytheatre.ca/events?p=event&event=3526
Featuring the music of Juno Award-winning pianist Tommy Banks and Saskatoon’s own Shelly Ewing

North American Saxophone Alliance 2016 Biennial Conference
Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

March 10-13, 2016
World Premiere of Songs of Ebb and Flow for alto saxophone and piano by Canadian composer Paul Suchan

Premiere of Paul Suchan’s arrangement of Danse des Gros Papillons for alto saxophone and piano
Performance taking place Sunday March 13 at 10:00am, Hemmle Recital Hall, Texas Tech University

Gerard Weber in Concert
Saskatoon Symphony Office, 408 20th Street West, Saskatoon, SK

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 7:30pm
This concert will feature new music by Saskatchewan composer Paul Suchan in preparation

for the North American Saxophone Alliance 2016 Biennial Conference. Featuring Sofia Mycyk on piano
and guest artist Sarah Suchan on saxophone