CBC Television Network

Music of Eric Wild

Network: CBC Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1961

Broadcast Medium: Television

Aired Sunday afternoons from May 28 to June 25, 1961

Composer/conductor Eric Wild led a 17-piece orchestra in this short series from Winnipeg. Guests included vocalists such as Maxine Ware, Florenc Faiers, Len Cariou, Evelyn Snider and Ed Evanko. Guest musicians included violinist Marta Hidy and pianist, Mitch Parks. [See Interlude]

Wild made a significant contribution to Hymn Sing as musical director for over 10 years. Man Alive profiled Hymn Sing’s upcoming Christmas concert with Wild on December 20, 1971.

Host: Marsh Phimister

Producer: Neil Andrews