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Next White Rock Chamber Concert Feb. 10 Crescent Gardens 7:30 pm

On February 10th the White Rock Chamber Music concert will have a wide variety of music

Pianists, Vivian Wu, Maia Pisco, and Hattie Zhang;

Violinist, Annie Yeh;

Oboist, Jason Xu;

Vocalists, Richard Tichelman and Maddison Bell; with Tiffany Lam on guitar; and

Irena Yan playing a Chinese instrument.

Concert to be held at Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community, 1222 King George Blvd. at 7:30 pm.  All welcome.  Admission by suggested $5.00 donation.  Funds to provide music scholarships for youth of the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

Auditions for 2018 Peninsula’s Got Talent Contest deadline is March 7th

The Peninsula Art Foundation is holding its annual talent contest again this year on March 25th at Blue Frog Studios.

Deadline for submission is March 7th. 

The breakdown of categories will depend on how many entries we receive of soloists, groups and duos.

Stay tuned for more details.

First White Rock Chamber Concert of 2018 Sat. Jan. 18 7:30 at Crescent Gardens

The first White Rock Chamber Music concert of 2018 will be held on Sat. Jan. 13 at 7:30 pm at Crescent Gardens Retirement Community, 1222 King George BlvdFeatured are Leanne Page, Celtic Harpist and Singer who will be joined by her sons, Connor on Classical Guitar, Irish Whistles, drum and piano and Liam on Vocals for a unique blend of Celtic and Classical music.
Frank Lin, accomplished pianist along with Harry Xie, a superb saxophonist will perform a variety of music and the Saltires, a newly-formed Scottish Dance group, will entertain with music and dance leading up to Robbie Burns Day.
Admission by a suggested $5.00 donation with funds going to Peninsula Arts Foundation to provide music scholarships for youth of the Semiahmoo Peninsula.
Hope to see you there

Join us Saturday Nov 18th at Semiahmoo Shopping Centre from 10:00 to 6:00

The Peninsula Arts Foundation will be providing entertainment throughout the day.

Stop by and hear some of our superb local talent like Mireille Perez, Richard Tichelman, Guess What, Dominic Perez, Ben Dunnill, Gabrielle Ma, and the Langley Ukulele Ensemble.

There will be art demonstrations and imagination station kits to take home.

Fanny Starchild will be painting faces and performing magic and balloon art and entertaining us.

Come and hear some great young musicians and learn what we are all about. 

Free fun for the family, we hope to see you there.

Next White Rock Chamber Concert Nov 18 at Crescent Gardens 7:30 pm

Crescent Gardens Retirement Community, 1222 King George Blvd. on Nov. 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm.

This concert will feature two young pianists, Mateo Gong and Isabel Chan, the Beracah ESL Adult Gospel Choir, directed by Jennifer Kim.  Pianist, Rosabelle Lin will perform a Kabalevsky selection.  Duo Spirito, (Erika Hadi – piano and Dorle Eason – cello), offer  “Music for the Soul” including Beethoven, Schubert and Mozart.  Gabriel Ma, will bring piano selections from Bach, Liszt and Chopin.
Residents of Crescent Gardens kindly provide light refreshments and time to meet and greet during the intermission.
Everyone is welcome.  Admission is a suggested $5.00 donation with funds going to Peninsula Arts Foundation to provide music scholarships for youth of the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

Upcoming White Rock Chamber Concert Dates

Mark your calendars with the following dates for the concerts at Crescent Gardens Retirement Community on  Saturday evenings at 7:30 pm.
Oct. 14, Nov.18, Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, March 10, April 14, May 19
The Oct. 14 concert will feature:  The Khimera Trio (Leslie Chen- piano, Jeremy Ferland – violin, Shifra Day – viola), Ida Yang – harp, Vivian Wu – Chinese zither, Angelina VanDyke – soprano and Caroline McDowall – poetry reading.

White Rock Sea Festival Aug 5 Peninsula Arts Showcase Main Stage Sat @ Noon

Join us on Saturday Aug 5th at noon at the main stage by the White Rock to hear this year’s winner of  our Talent Contest, Mireille Perez, as well as some other young talented musicians, the Guess What Band perform.


Opus Outdoor Painting Challenge May 7th

10:00 Sign in

11:00 – 3:00 Create your piece and return to the sign in tent by 3:00 pm

3:00 – 4:00 mingle and view exhibition

4:00 – 5:00 Name will be drawn and prizes will be awarded

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White Rock Chamber Concert Sat May 6th @ 7:30 pm Crescent Gardens

The final concert of the season will be held on May 6 at Crescent Gardens Retirement Community, 1222 King George Blvd. at 7:30 p.m.

The concert will feature Gabriel Ma, (a talented young pianist who placed 3rd in this year’s Peninsula’s Got Talent Contest), The Hazelmere Heritage Fiddlers, Yiya Hsu on Violin, Caroline McDowall – poetry reading, and Yifan Tang on piano.
It is sure to be a wonderful concert.

Admission by suggested $5.00 donation with proceeds going to the Peninsula Arts Foundation scholarship program for youth on the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

AGM April 13 7:00 PM

Notice of our Annual General Meeting

Thursday April 13, 2017  – 7:00 p.m.

At the offices of MNP LLP

15303 31st Avenue, 3rd floor, Surrey, BC

Followed by our regular meeting at approximately 8:00 pm


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