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 May 2022 -2nd trombone, 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 are a requirement, wearing masks optional, for all string and percussion players while playing and all winds when not playing. Seating will be spaced apart. Health protocals will be followed as noted for September 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 14, 2022. Car pooling can be arranged. Men’s voices especially wanted. Vaccine passports and masks possibly will be required. Handel’s Messiah is booked now for performance on Dec 3, 2022. The Spring 2023 major choral work has not been decided yet. Sue Doughty is Rehearsal Choir Director and Ryan Qu accompanist. Nathan Jacklin will conduct the performances.
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