Hello Fellow Chamber Music Lovers!

As the pumpkins are frosted and the falling leaves raked, your Quadra Island Chamber Music board are already hard at work planning for a (fingers crossed) July 2022 festival – huzzah! Engrave your calendar for the week of July 18-23. Cellist and artistic director Phil Hansen is planning a veritable banquet of music served by […]

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Watch Our 2021 Pop-Up Concerts

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The Quadra Island Chamber Music Society struggled with the uncertainty of holding a festival in 2021. By the time the BC government gave the go ahead to gather, it became apparent that it would be difficult to organize one. As we were awarded a grant from ARTSBC which encouraged us to try to put together […]

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A Requiem for Simplicity

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I would like to take the opportunity to thank every member of the Youth Symphony for all your efforts and work in preparing, rehearsing, practicing and recording all of these parts. A very special thank you to Sophie Reimer-Epp and to River Sawchyn for gathering all the audio and video files, and stitching it together […]

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Sharing Music In These Extraordinary Times

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My niece Nathalie, currently sailing with her family in French Polynesia, told me about a saying among sailors, who are subject to the whims of ocean and weather: “Plans are written in the sand at low tide.” This has become true in the past months for musicians as well as many others. Just as we […]

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