The Vancouver Chamber Choir is a professional twenty-member vocal ensemble conducted by Jon Washburn. Upcoming concert performances are listed below.
Upcoming Chamber Choir Concerts
Note: Concert details are subject to change so check the choir’s website for exact details and ticket availability.
- Wednesday, May 30, 2018 – Choir Fundraising Event: an Italian dinner, wine, silent auction and live music entertainment at the Italian Cultural Centre at 3075 Slocan Street. Tickets are $140 per person (for which a $75 tax receipt will be issued).
- Friday, July 6, 2018 – Schafer/85: A Birthday Spectacular: a celebration of the music and 85th birthday of Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer. Conductor Jon Washburn leads the Chamber Choir and Orchestra in three major works at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts. Tickets range from $24.50 to $53.50.
About the Vancouver Chamber Choir
Formed in 1971 by present conductor Jon Washburn, the Vancouver Chamber Choir has performed thousands of concerts across Canada as well as in over 16 countries around the world.
There are two affiliated choirs. One is the Pacifica Singers, which is a select vocal ensemble that performs four or so times each season with the Vancouver Chamber Choir, as well as once or twice on its own.
The second affiliated choir is the Vancouver Youth Choir which was founded in 2013 and includes three different groups comprising well over 100 child and youth singers.
The mandate of the Vancouver Chamber Choir is “to facilitate music-making of the highest caliber and commitment.” Their mission is to “make choral music of fully professional character and quality; … to foster appreciation of choral music among the public; … [and] to contribute significantly to [their} local, national and international choral communities ….”
Tips and Advice
Entertainment Coupon Books are sold by schools and non-profit organizations in the Lower Mainland at the end of each summer. Most Vancouverites own a book, or have at least bought one in the past. Did you know that the book has a coupon for Vancouver Chamber Choir concerts most years? Check it out!
For more information about other great 2-for-1 coupon deals, click Vancouver Entertainment Coupon Book.
Check out the Vancouver Chamber Choir website for more details.
To learn about other similar chorale groups, click Vancouver Choirs.
And for a list of information about upcoming concerts of all kinds, click Vancouver Shows & Entertainment.