September 17, 2019

Symphony Memory – Eveline O’Rourke

Eveline O’Rourke volunteered with the Vancouver Island Symphony as Volunteer Coordinator twenty-five years ago. Under the baton of Founding Artistic Director and Conductor Marlin Wolfe, the orchestra rehearsed in a school gym and performed at the St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church. Twenty-four volunteers were needed for each concert, not only to usher, but to patrol the many doors and floors […]
September 17, 2019

Using Music to Connect One Heart to Another

Using Music to Connect One Heart to Another By Susan Pederson Pierre Simard is used to performing for large audiences, but in his mind, he’s trying to touch the heart of perhaps just a single person in that audience. When artistic director Pierre Simard takes the stage to mark the beginning of the Vancouver Island Symphony’s (VIS) 25th Anniversary season, […]
January 14, 2019

Special Concert! Tafelmusik is Back!

TAFELMUSIK BAROQUE ORCHESTRA is back on Monday, January 28th! By Alison Mackay J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation is a celebration of the genius of Johann Sebastian Bach, with an emphasis on the instrumental music which he created for his family, his students and his colleagues. Using words and images, the performance also honors the artisans and tradespeople whose labor and expertise […]
November 14, 2018
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Ken Lavigne’s Home for the Christmas!

Ken Lavigne’s Home for Christmas! article by Kait Burgan As autumn paints Vancouver Islands in brilliant yellow, gold, orange and red, we know that a seasonal blanket of white is not far behind. As Fall transitions to winter, we begin to think of the warmth that home can bring. The Vancouver Island Symphony, under the direction of Pierre Simard, is […]
October 31, 2018
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LOVE!

LOVE! article by Kait Burgan Blink Acro and the Vancouver Island Symphony – a beautifully choreographed cirque show set to classical music, making every piece the perfect marriage of movement and music! Not to be missed! Dreams can happen in the blink of an eye, and for Blink Acro, those dreams are captured through contortion, hand to hand and unique […]
October 19, 2018

VIS Musician Profile – Meet Mark Beaty

October 3, 2018
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HAPPINESS! CAMERON CROZMAN

June 28, 2018

2018-2019 A SEASON FULL OF PASSION!

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