First rehearsal of our 30th Season was postponed due to covid-19 concerns, and started on October 18th to Nov 29 2021, Monday evenings at Sylvan United Church in Mill Bay. Then we returned and started on Feb 28th 2022 due to the next pandemic wave. We were able to perform one concert April 23rd 2022 between the pandemic restrictions. We now will meet again September 12th 2022 . The church is found next door to Frances Kelsey High School. We start at 7:30pm and end around 9:30 pm. We welcome all new string members especially violinists. Playing at a Grade 6 cons. level or higher is advised for best enjoyment. Stay safe and we hope to make music together for our 31st Season” in 2022-23. Our new resident conductor is Nathan Jacklin. Have a good 2022 summer break!
- Join in weekly to play with the Cowichan Consort Orchestra:
- Sing with an Orchestra!
- Gounod’s Mass for St. Cecilia was performed APRIL 23, 2022
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- Concerto Competitions for 2021 & 2022 were cancelled due to the pandemic. Big News : the 2022-23 concerto competition is on !! Deadline to apply is October 27th 2022, competition is Nov 5th 2022, and the performance with the Cowichan Consort Orchestra will be March 11th 2023. See our application form on this website. Open to “26 years and under” residents of Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. So for example: if you are studying and living on the island like : at Univ. of Victoria or VIU or Royal Rhodes or Camosun, yes you can apply. Winner(s) receives a bursary and this performance opportunity.