What We Are About
The Classic Reflections Band
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Peter, The Drummer & Lead Singer Says:
"We love playing a large variety of dance music that will please the general audience."
"We play a little bit of every style to suit the mood and venue."
"Our mission is to provide music and entertainment that will start your toes tapping and your feet pulsating with excitement. We love to play music and entertain people, and leave them with a sense of well being and a feeling of warmth in their souls."
"If we can bring a tear of joy to your eye or get you to laugh with your heart, we have fulfilled our purpose. We hope to see you at your special event!"
The Classic Reflections Band plays classic hits and International Folk Music, Latin American, Ballroom Dance, Classic Rock and American Swing & Jive. The band has played for many events throughout B.C. for a period spanning 30 years.
Specifically, the band performed for social club dances like The Arbutus Club, The CAMRA Association Year-End Dance, German Alpine Club, Austrian Vancouver Club, Mission and Chilliwack German Clubs, Estonian and Scandinavian Societies, The Caulfield Days Celebration in West Vancouver as well as entertainment venues at Whistler & Black Comb Mountain Resort.
• Peter Paulus - Drums & Lead Vocals
Peter has been playing the drums since he was 10 years old and took up guitar, piano, accordion and clarinet as he became a young man. Peter has been playing music professionally for over 45 years in multiple venues. His love for music continues to inspire his visions of dynamic flexibility.
• Rick Wingate - Accordion
Rick Wingate has been playing accordion for over 45 years in professional orchestras all over the lower mainland. Rick has taken the accordion to new vistas of sound and texture with his interesting stylings.
• Steve Toren - Electric Bass
Steve is a consummate bass player with experience in jazz, rock and traditional concert band music. He has been teaching band classes for young students in public school for most of his life. He has also expanded his musical expression into many styles of music. Steve has been with The Classic Reflections Band for about 10 years and forms the foundation of the band.