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Come and see us Aug 2 and 3rd at the 65th Annual Sea Festival

ÕWe will be by the pier at the 2014 White Rock Sea Festival on Saturday and Sunday August 2nd and 3rd. Come by an visit us, enjoy the entertainment, play golf on the sand and go for a walk on the beach.

Some of our past recipients will be performing on Saturday like Jim Black and Gavin Youngash of the Star Captains, and our own VP Mike Sheeshka will performing too.

Click here for more info 2014 White Rock Sea Festival

We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Live Music: Sounds of Summer Music Series – July 14-32

PAF-News_PurpleSurrey Sounds of Summer Music Series

Click here for the list of free summer concerts put on by the City of Surrey running July 14 – 30.

Darts Hill is Celtic music,  The Glades is Classical Strings and Bear Creek is Bluegrass.   There are others listed as well.

Enjoy!

Live Music: White Rock Chamber Music Concert June 14

PAF-News_OrangeHere are the performers for our June 14 add-on Chamber Music concert on June 14 at 7:30 pm at Crescent Gardens Retirement Community, 1222 King George Blvd. Surrey.
Josh Bogert – vocals, accompanied by Reynhardt Crause
Caroline Lee – piano
Vivian Wu –  Chinese zither
Helen Pahau – vocals
Helen Huang – piano
Martin Yin – Chinese Er’Hu, accompanied by Kirill Bolshakov
Kaylee Yoong – violin
This will be our last concert until September13, so hope to see many of you there.
Admission is a suggested $5.00 donation with proceeds going to Peninsula Arts Foundation for music scholarships for youth of the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

Live Music: White Rock Chamber Music Concert – May 10

PAF-News_BlueWhite Rock Chamber Music Concert

The next White Rock Chamber Music concert is for May 10, 2014 at 7:30 pm at Crescent Gardens Retirement Residence, 1222 King George Blvd. The concert will feature: Evan and Aiden Chaw – piano, Soul of the World Multicultural Choir, Hummingbird vocal trio, and Sandpiper Recorder Ensemble.

Admission is a suggested $5.00 donation with proceeds going to Peninsula Arts Foundation towards music scholarships for youth of the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

Live Music: Operatic Concert at Blue Frog Studios – May 9 & 11

Past recipient, Soprano Shadan Saul is performing with Tenor Sunny Shams May 9 and 11 at Blue Frog Studios.

Click on poster to enlarge for full details.
Shadan Saul Concert

Meeting: AGM – April 9

PAF-News_BlueOur AGM will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday April 9th at the offices of KNV Chartered Accountants LLP

15300 Croydon Dr. Surrey BC to be followed by our regular meeting.

Live Music: Semiahmoo Strings Concert – April 15

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We are pleased to announce that one of our favourite guests soloists, baritone Alexander Dobson, is returning to perform “Sublime Music for Voice and Strings,” on Tuesday, April 15th, 7:30pm, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2350-148th St., Surrey.
Alex will lend his splendid baritone voice and artistry to some of the finest songs by Schubert, Brahms, and Fauré, as well as celebrated arias from Carmen, The Barber of Seville, and Don Pasquale.
The Strings will take star turns of their own in Rossini’s sparkling Sonata no. 3 for Strings, and Bruch’s poignant Kol Nidrei, featuring our graduating principal cellist, Bryan Lin, as soloist.
Tickets are $18.00 for adults, and $10.00 for students/seniors. You may reserve tickets by calling Harold and Carla Birston at (604) 538-1460. Reserved tickets will be held at the door until 7:15 pm, the night of the concert, and you may pay for them at the door. Tickets will be available at Tapestry Music after Friday, March 21st
 
We will forward the poster to you as soon as it is completed.
 
Thank you for your support.
 
Regards,
Harold Birston,
The Semiahmoo Strings
 
P.S. If you would like another opportunity to hear Alex perform, he will be joining six other fine Canadian singers and instrumentalists in performances of music by the inimitable Noël Coward, as part of Vancouver’s Music in the Morning Series. Please visit the Music in the Morning website (link below) for details and tickets.
 

Live Music: White Rock Chamber Music Concert – April 12

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White Rock Chamber Music is back at Crescent Gardens Retirement Community, 1222 King George Blvd. on Sat. April 12, at 7:30 pm.

Admission is a suggested $5.00 donation with proceeds going to Peninsula Arts Foundation for music Scholarships awarded annually to students of the Semiahmoo Peninsula.  Please come and support this worthy cause and enjoy an evening of wonderful music.

We will begin the programme with 2 young harp students of Miya Otake : Aliyah Unger and Ida Yang.  Interspersed for the rest of the evening will be Anna Theodosakis – soprano, accompanied by Eva Hodge;  Margaret Chandler -flute with Marion Postgate – piano;  Masako Moody – piano,  and the Vancouver Ocarina Ensemble.
 
Hope to see you there.  Mark your calendar, spread the word and bring a new friend.

Workshop: Painting – March 29 1:30

March 29 Painting workshop Hydrangeas

Join us March 29 for our next painting workshop with Ellen Bradley Cheung

Where : Semiahmoo Arts Building by Centennial Arena

When: Saturday March 29 from 1:30 to 4:00 pm

Cost: $50 (members pay $40)

All materials included

For more info call 604-531-8393 or email PeninsulaArtsFoundation@gmail.com

Theatre: SYTCO performs Alladin Jr. – March 8- 9

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