Join Us

Any new musicians  to the Cowichan Valley who play string instruments are welcome to come join our Cowichan Consort Orchestra at Sylvan United Church, Monday nights from 7:30 until 9:30pm. First rehearsal of the orchestra this upcoming  fall season is planned for Sept 12, 2022. Resident Conductor is Nathan Jacklin.

Wind chairs become open only when available. As of August 2022 -2 of the 3 trombone chairs, 2nd oboe,  and two horn chairs are open. Strings are welcome especially violins and violas. Playing at a gr 7 cons. level or higher is preferred.  Vaccine passports could be a requirement, and wearing masks are optional.  Seating will be spaced apart. Health protocals will be followed as noted for/on  September 12th 2022.  Our choir meets Wednesdays from 7:00pm -9pm  at Sylvan United Church. All are welcome to sing with us. No audition is required. Choir’s first rehearsal – of our 31st Season, will be Sept 21, 2022.  Car pooling can be arranged. Men’s voices  especially wanted. Vaccine passports possibly will be required.  Masks optional. Handel’s Messiah is booked now for a performance on Dec 3, 2022.   The Spring  2023 features major choral works ,all by  English composers: VaughanWilliams, Delius, Rutter, and the famous Handel’s Coronation  Anthem #1.  Sue Doughty is Rehearsal Choir Director and Ryan Qu accompanist. Nathan Jacklin will conduct the performances.

Check out our past history of Large Choral works with choir.

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