4th Annual Summer Concert Series!

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4th Annual Summer Concert Series!

Get ready to experience the joy of music under the summer sky as the Vancouver Island Symphony returns for its 4th season.

By Friends of Fairwinds

When and where

Date and time

Thu, Jul 6, 2023 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT


Fairwinds Wellness Club 3455 Fairwinds Drive Nanoose Bay, BC V9P 9K6 Canada

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With three spectacular shows lined up, this year's concerts promise to be bigger and better than ever before.

Held at the beautiful Fairwinds Wellness Club, the concerts will take place on Thursdays, July 6th, July 20th, and August 10th, starting at 7 PM sharp. Rain or shine, each concert will last for one hour, allowing you to bask in the beauty of the music while taking in the beautiful surroundings.

Refreshments will be available for sale during the event, so come early and enjoy a pre-concert drink or snack.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to enjoy some of the finest classical music in a stunning outdoor setting. Mark your calendars and get ready to be transported to a world of music, beauty, and pure joy. See you there!

• Jul 6: The Marko-Paolo Trio

The Marko-Paolo is back! Join musicians Mark Beaty, Bass (Marko) with Paolo Bortolussi, flute (Paolo) and Calvin Dyck, violin/accordion with special guest VIS clarinetist Krystal Morrison for a wild and wonderful musical adventure. Explore the music of France and Spain along the El Camino trail, as well as personal favourites from the ensemble members most memorable travels. Be it Bach or Beethoven, Celtic or Klezmer – it will be a trip like no other!

• July 20: Sunlight Serenades

VIS musicians will take you back to the 18th Century performing music often composed for outdoor parties. Five VIS musicians from the string, woodwind, and brass sections - our micro-orchestra will perform Baroque and Classical works by well-known composers (Haydn, Mozart) and their less familiar contemporaries (Bodinus, Kozeluch and Stoeltzel).

Musicians: Emily Nagelbach, Flute; Andrew Clark, Horn; Alana Lopez, Violin; Guyonne Le Louarn, Viola; Alexandra Lee, Cello

• Aug 10: Back Row Brass presents Imagination.

VIS Backrow Brass are back again with "Imagination" – an entertaining hour of great music, poetry, quirky opera and fun! Special Guest Rebecca Woytiuk joins the brass to narrate some fun 'animal ditties' based on the poetry of Ogden Nash and set the stage for the quirky "Hornsmoke" - a brass horse opera complete with costumes!

Musicians: Stevan Paranosic and Mark D’Angelo, Trumpets; Karen Hough, Horn; Jim Hopson, Trombone; Nick Atkinson, Tuba.

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