Canada-wide concert for suicide prevention comes to U of S

SASKATOON – University of Saskatchewan artists and performers will take the stage as part of Mysterious Barricades, a coast-to-coast, sunrise-to-sunset concert series to mark World Suicide Prevention Day on Sept. 10.

The Saskatoon show is one of 13 events from St. John’s to Victoria, and will feature some of Canada’s finest performers and a variety of musical styles, including classical vocal and instrumental, spoken word, jazz, new music, choral, folk, and Aboriginal drumming and singing.


Saturday, Sept. 10

3:30 - 4:30 pm

Convocation Hall, Peter MacKinnon Building

University of Saskatchewan


The concert project aims to raise the level of discussion and awareness surrounding the ‘mysterious barricades’ between mental illness and health. Admission is free.


The Saskatoon concert will feature performances by:

  • Garry Gable (Bass baritone)
  • Kathleen Lohrenz Gable (Piano)
  • Dean McNeill (Trumpet)
  • Glen Gillis (Saxophone)
  • Bonnie Nicholson (Piano)
  • Kathleen Solose (Piano)
  • Jacqueline Woods (Piano)
  • Scott McKnight (Cello)
  • Chelsea Mahan (Soprano)
  • Brianna Dennehy (Mezzo soprano)
  • Lorne Duquette (First Nations drummer/singer)



For those unable to attend, the concert will be live streamed at





For more information about the event, contact:

Peter Hedley

Director of Support Services

University of Saskatchewan


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