In Flanders Fields

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the epic poem, In Flanders Fields by Colonel John McCrae, the Guelph Symphony is inviting students 5-18 years of age, to submit a photo of their original drawing, sketch or painting, inspired by the Poem, using the form below.  Up to twenty winning entries will be projected during our March 29th Matinee Concerts at River Run Centre. The top three winners will receive two tickets to the 1:30 Matinee Concert. We are pleased to have this contest judged by members of the Eleventh Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery and our Artistic Director, Judith Yan. Please take a photo of your artwork and attach it to the submission form below.

DEADLINE: February 16, 2015

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

GSO Concerto Competition Application

 

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