The busy month of December is upon us. Here is a small quick sampling of what is going on around the province this month at our community music schools and music for youth programs in BC:
Richmond Youth Concert Band – 30th anniversary concert – Monday Dec. 1st, 7 pm Richmond Pentecostal Church, 9300 Westminster Highway, Richmond, BC.
Central Valley Academy – Dec. 4/5 7:30 pm South Abbotsford Church
The Messiah will be presented by CVAM and the Abbotsford Youth Orchestra together with the Fraser Valley Singers, Pacific Spirit Choir and members of the Canada West Chamber Orchestra.
Place Des Arts – Dec. 6th starting at 4pm – Light up the Square.
Carré Heritage Square 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
What better way for families to mark the start of the holiday season than by basking in the glow of shimmering lights, feasting on traditional French Canadian delicacies, delighting in the foot-stomping sounds of the Coquitlam Celtic Ensemble and watching a heart warming performance of A Child
Richmond Music School – Saturday Dec. 6th, 2 – 4 pm
Christmas songs performed by children 11 years and under, Music , carols, food, fun and a visit with Santa!
Langley Community Music School – Dec. 7th
Annual Student Christmas Concerts at 1:30pm and 3:30pm.
Delta Youth Orchestra – Christmas Concert – Sunday Dec. 7th, 3pm
Genesis Theatre, Ladner BC.
Chiliwack Academy of Music – Dec. 13, 2008 7:30 pm
Chilliwack Festival Chorus Concert – Features a festive holiday program including seasonal favourites and a carol sing. Paula Quick, director Lisa Scyner, pianist $12/general $10/seniors All Students Free. St Thomas Anglican Church 46048 Gore Avenue.
Delta Community Music School – Christmas Recital –
Sunday Dec. 14 2pm. All Saints Anglican Church, Ladner BC.
Powell River Academy – Dec. 20 8 pm
Chor Musica with Don James, conductor presents “Make we joy now in this fest” featuring popular carols – both sacred and secular.