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30th Anniversary Season 2016-2017


Charles Job

The Orchestra Solos

Charles Job conductor

April 20, 2017 – 2:00 pm Sidney
April 21, 2017 – 2:30 pm Oak Bay

Soloists from the Orchestra will be showcased playing Edward Elgars’ Romance for Bassoon, Victor Herbert’s Serenade for Cello, Michael Conway Baker’s Vancouver Variations, Gabriel Faure’s Sicilienne, George Gershwin’s Embraceable You and Borodin’s Nocturne, for violin and orchestra by Rimsky-Korsakov.


Barbara BlairThe American Song Book

Barbara Blair vocalist
Karel Roessingh piano
Joey Smith guitar

October 14, 2016 – 2:00 pm Sidney
October 19, 2016 – 2:30 pm Oak Bay
October 23, 2016 – 2:30 pm Duncan

This concert is a tribute to the great ladies of song Ella Fitzgerald, Rosemary Clooney and Sarah Vaughan starring vocalist Barbara Blair, jazz pianist Karel Roessingh and guitarist Joey Smith. The arrangers include Robert Farnon, Nelson Riddle and Paul Weston and scores from the BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra, the BBC Northern Dance Band and the Paul Whiteman Orchestra



Guerrero+ShamsA Palm Court Valentine

Shadan Saul Guerrero soprano
Sunny Shams tenor

February 10, 2017 – 2:00 pm Sidney
February 14, 2017 – 2:30 pm Oak Bay

This concert presents Sidney tenor Sunny Shams and Vancouver soprano Shadan Saul Guerrero in a concert of operetta, opera and drawing room ballads. The orchestra presents a typical palm court concert with a selection of waltzes, intermezzos and marches plus music by Jerome Kern and Cole Porter.



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The Orchestra

Violin I
Pablo Diemecke
Kate Rhodes
Chloe McConchie
Maria Sandor
Shima Tekada
Dexine Wallbank

Violin II
William Perriam
Margaret Dzbik
Ann Fraser

Donna Robertson
Jennifer MacLeod

Larry Skaggs
Gail O'riordan

Alex Olson

Lanny Pollet

Katrina Bligh

Lisa Gartrell Yeo
Gordon Clements

Heather Fisher

French Horn
Peter Burris
Dan Moses

Marianne Ing
Timothy Quinlan

Robert Fraser

Rob Pearce

Frances Perriam


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