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Christmas with the KSO

We invite you to join us at our annual celebration of the festive season, Christmas with the KSO. This concert includes a feast of festive music that is fun for the whole family.  Highlights include Tchaikovsky’s March from the Nutcracker, music from A Charlie Brown Christmas, an audience sing along, and the perennial favourite, Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

Joining the KSO on stage is Guest Artist Anne-Marie MacIntosh, soprano, and the KSO Chorus.
Leading the orchestra, soloist, and chorus is Guest Conductor Scott SeatonHe is also the conductor in this amusing video where an audience member screams after falling asleep during Stravinsky’s Firebird.

There are two performances of Christmas with the KSO:
Saturday, December 16 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, December 17 at Continue reading Christmas with the KSO

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale Moves To A New Home This Fall

Our popular fundraiser is back for the fall, and it has a new home: Lansdowne Village. We will be in the old Fields location, near Spitfire Computers, across from Senor Froggy’s. The sale will be running from Saturday, November 11 to Saturday, November 25.

The Kamloops Symphony accepts donations of gently used books, sheet music, records and CDs on a continual basis that are kept in a donated storage space until sale time. These valuable donations are Continue reading Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale Moves To A New Home This Fall

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

New Gold Chamber Music this Weekend

Hear the program created by Marea Chernoff, oboe; Olivia Martin,unnamedbassoon; and Naomi Cloutier, piano, this Saturday, November 26, 2016 at the Alumni Theatre at TRU at 7:30 pm.

The title, Three Wildflowers, comes from the name of one the works on the program: The Wildflower Trio by American composer Jenni Brandon. She was commissioned to write the work to honour and celebrate the life and environmental work of Lady Bird Johnson. Other works are by Medeleine Dring, Henri Brod, and Canadian bassoonist/pianist/composer Bill Douglas.

Performances in the New Gold Chamber Music Series place the spotlight on the individual musicians of the Kamloops Symphony. They shine in these small ensembles!

Tickets are just $25 for adults, $10 for youth under 19, and $15 for Continue reading New Gold Chamber Music this Weekend

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Kamloops Symphony Presents: Yankee Doodle Dandies

This is a great opportunity to experience the Vancouver based wind quartet Ventos showcasing a variety of music composed for wind quartet by American composers.  Drawing from American compositional styles, including jazz and blues to rock and 20th century classical music, this concert is sure to delight audiences young and old.

Ventos Wind Quintet
 
Jeff Pelletier
  Flute
Lauris Davis   Oboe
Mike Dowler
  Clarinet
Elizabeth Mee
  Bassoon
Nick Anderson
  French Horn
Mayer
  Yankee Doodle Fanfare
Schuller
  Suite for Wind Quartet
Gershwin
  Preludes
Haddad Blues au Vent
Ewazen Roaring Fork Quintet

 

Jodi is originally from Montréal, Quebec and spent a few years in Northern New Brunswick. She moved to Kamloops in the Spring of 2010 with her family and works as an educational assistant. Her 6 and 8 year old keep her really busy as they love exploring the area and enjoying what Kamloops has to offer!

Celebrate Christmas With the KSO

Kamloops Symphony will be joined by 16-year-old Julien Haynes for Christmas with the KSO.

Haynes is the Kamloops Festival of the Performing Arts Symphony Julien HaynesAward winner. He has been studying violin since he could hold one. A regular provincial-level competitor, Haynes also received Best of Festival in Penticton in 2014 and Most Promising Performer in Kelowna. He will join Kamloops Symphony for this performance as the violin soloist.

Other young performers will also join Kamloops Symphony musicians on stage. The Kamloops Symphony Music School’s Youth String Orchestra will play alongside professional musicians for all but one piece in the programme. The nine string players that make up the Continue reading Celebrate Christmas With the KSO

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!