Please mark your 2023 – 2024 calendars!
Three CMO concerts have been announced for the 2023 – 2024 season . . .
Sunday, October 29th, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. : “A Wicked Concert”
Sunday, December 10th, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. : “A Traditional Christmas”
Note : In April 2024, The CMO will present “Titanic : A Night to Remember.” (The date and time TBD. Stay tuned!)
Tickets will be available through The Chilliwack Cultural Centre website in due course. Click link below :
The CCC Upcoming Events 2023 – 2024
Congratulations to The Cascadia Wind Ensemble as it celebrates its 10th Anniversary.
Past and present musicians who have played with THE CMO will perform at the concert on the 28th :
Sandra Bower (clarinet)
Greg Cross (string bass)
Barry Eggen (trombone)
Mary Eggen (French horn)
Ken Kimberley (trumpet)
Jillana Nickel (percussion)
Gary Raddysh (tuba)
Margaret Smiley (oboe)
AND, Shannon Goldsmith (CMO’s Associate Conductor and French horn player).
Click below for details and ticket information . . .
A BIG Thank You to all those who attended our final concert of 2022 – 2023 on March 26th.
We look forward to your continued support next season.
(Check back here for any updates during our summer hiatus.)
Digital Programme Link : Classical Music’s All-Time Greatest Hits . . . Ever!
Send to friends and family, too!
Tickets are available now at EventBrite:
Tickets Link : Classical Music’s All-Time Greatest Hits … Ever!
Fully accessible for wheelchair and mobility devices.
Please Note : At times, some concerts may be filmed and recorded for posting to this website or for other promotional purposes.
Digital versions of concert PROGRAMMES are available for download. Click the MENU TAB (above).
Please click the LINK below for an article about the two sisters, Jessica and Emily, who will be performing with The CMO on March 26th, 2023.
Jessica and Emily Jou – Local Pianists (article)
Just released : We are pleased to announce that three Artists will be performing with us on March 26th.
Sisters Jessica and Emily Jou will be playing piano works with “four hands”, while Don Burks will perform a concerto for French horn.
Born in Atlanta, Georgia, DON BURKS currently lives in Vancouver. He is an acclaimed musician, having performed throughout the Southeastern US and Western Canada in orchestras such as the Vancouver Pops, as Principal French horn.
Don has been developing software for the web for over 22 years, and has had speaking engagements throughout Canada, the USA, and Europe.
JESSICA JOU is a BCRMTA bursary winner with the highest mark in ARCT piano performance for 2022. Continuing her musical journey, she is studying piano at the Licentiate level with Nita Pelletier. An English major at UFV, Jessica also plays the flute and is competing at the 2023 Chilliwack Music Festival. A competitor in the Vancouver International Piano competition in 2021, she has also won many prizes at the Chilliwack Music Festival and advanced to the 2022 Provincial Performing Arts festival. Having a strong interest in pedagogy since high school, Jessica has been able to maintain a full piano studio at the Chilliwack Academy of Music. In addition to teaching piano, she coaches swimming for the Chilliwack Spartans swim club.
EMILY JOU is currently studying piano at the ARCT level with Nita Pelletier. She has passed her RCM Level 10 piano with first class honours in 2022 and completed the required music history and theory courses in 2020. Emily acts as an accompanist for the Re : Action choir at the Chilliwack Academy of Music and for Sunday services at St. Paul Lutheran church. A frequent competitor at the annual Chilliwack Lions Music Festival since she was 7 years old, Emily has won many trophies in different categories, including piano duets with her sister, Jessica. Emily has been swimming competitively with the Spartans Swim Club at the provincial level for 9 years and has been volunteering as a Spartan junior coach for more than 2 years. An honours student, she is currently in grade 11 at Chilliwack Secondary School.
Further details will be provided or updated, when available. Please check back.
We want to express our appreciation to everyone who attended our concert this afternoon. As always, we are grateful to have the opportunity to bring live music to our community of Chilliwack. To have shared this event with special guest artists Crystal and Stanley was, indeed, a pleasure. – December 11, 2022
The draw for the “‘Tis the Season” RAFFLE was held during Intermission.
The winners were :
- Noeline W. – 1st prize (Hand-made Quilt)
- Rose W. – 2nd prize ($100 Gift Voucher for Long & McQuade Store)
- Kathy S. – 3rd prize ($20 Gift Voucher for The Bookman Bookstore)
Best Wishes to You and Yours this Holiday Season!
Please join us again on March 26th, 2023 for our Spring Concert : Classical Music’s All-Time Greatest Hits . . . EVER! Further details will follow as the time draws nearer. Stay tuned!
We are in the local newspaper this week! Check us out in The Progress.
The CMO in The Progress Newspaper
Error in article : For access to the digital concert, go to the download tab under “upcoming concerts” on the website
Correction : For access to the digital concert programme, go to the download tab under “upcoming concerts” on the website.
Please join us for our Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 11th at 3:00. (Doors open at 2:30 for General Seating.)
Advance Tickets still are available online at EventBrite. Download the code to your cell phone OR print the ticket at home. Treat yourself . . . and give as gifts to friends and family.
Adult : $35. Senior or Student : $30. Family : $130.
“‘Tis the Season” SINGLE EVENT Tickets at EventBrite
Bundle with the DUET PACK and save! Adult : $60 (Save $10). Senior or Student : $50 (Save $10). Family : $200 (Save $60).
“‘Tis the Season” & “Classical Music’s All-Time Greatest Hits . . . Ever!” DUET PACK at EventBrite
Order tickets online : ‘Tis the Season
Bring along a friend or two – or more – to enjoy the music of the Holiday Season with us.
CMO Duet Packs Still Available at EventBrite
Meet the Musicians behind the Instruments . . .
Do you need a gift idea?
Having trouble finding the perfect Christmas gift for the hard-to-buy-for friend or relative? Give the gift of music. Tickets now are available at EventBrite for our Spring concert on March 26, 2023 : “Classical Music’s All-Time Greatest Hits . . . Ever!”
The tickets can be printed at home and trimmed to be given as a gift . . .
OR forward the emailed PDF file of the ticket to the lucky recipient(s).
Greatest Hits . . . Ever! ON SALE now at EventBrite
Ticket Bundles at EventBrite
SAVE when buying our DUET or FAMILY PACKS
(* before fees and taxes)
Single Concert :
Adult $ 35 / Senior or Student $ 30 / *Family $ 130
Duet Pack (2 concerts) :
Adult $ 60 (SAVE $ 10) / Senior or Student $ 50 (SAVE $ 10) / *Family $ 200 (SAVE $ 60)
Season’s Pass (3 concerts) :
Note: As of October 30th, only two concerts remaining in the 2022-2023 season.
Adult $ 90 (SAVE $ 15) / Senior or Student $ 75 (SAVE $ 15) / *Family $ 300 (SAVE $ 90)
* one or two Adults (with their children)
. . . to all those who attended “Hallowe’en Spooktacular 2” today.
The draw for the “Hallowe’en Spooktacular 2” RAFFLE was held during Intermission.
The winners were :
- Stephanie B. – 1st Prize (Two Tickets to a future CMO concert)
- Ken G. – 2nd Prize (Hand-crafted Wood Bowl and Chocolates Gift Pack)
Buy your tickets early at EventBrite halloweenspooktacular2
Season’s Tickets Now Available at Eventbrite.ca
The players, members, and supporters of the CMO are pleased to announce that we will perform three concerts during the 2022-2023 season.
Our “Hallowe’en-themed” concert will be on Sunday, October 30th at 3:00 p.m. Another “spook-tacular” afternoon of music.
We have our second concert on Sunday, December 11th at 3:00 p.m. Come join us for traditional Christmas music befitting the season.
And in 2023, the third concert will be on March 26th at 3:00 p.m. On tap are the classical music favourites which we all know and love! (More about this to follow. Stay tuned!)
Further details about location, program highlights, and where to purchase tickets will be updated, as available, throughout the season.
Please join us for an afternoon – or three – of orchestral music . . . right here in our own city.
Season 2021 – 2022
. . . to All of You who attended our concert today. Your continued support is greatly appreciated. Please see our Photo Gallery for highlights from today’s event.
Tickets are available at heroesandvillains.eventbrite.com/
. . . and at the door (cash). Doors open at 2:30.
The Countdown Is On . . .
. . . TODAY is the day. See you at 3:00!
Here is what’s in store for the concert. There is a lovely mix of selections. Something for everyone! Please join us for this delightful afternoon of music.
Tickets are available at EventBrite.com and at the door.
See Ticket Information Below . . .
A word or two about EventBrite . . .
The concert venue is GENERAL SEATING. (There will be no designated Row/Seat assignments.) The hall is wheelchair accessible.
Option #1 : To navigate directly to the CMO EventBrite page . . .
Option #2 : To navigate in general to the EventBrite Home page . . .
The easiest way to navigate the EventBrite site is to disregard any search “filters.”
1. Click the “Search Events” space to the right of the eventbrite (in red) logo in the EventBrite HOME PAGE.
2. Type CHILLIWACK METROPOLITAN in the “Search for Anything” bar at the top of the next page.
3. Then, click on blue arrow.
4. Click on the CMO “Heroes and Villains” image and follow the simple forms to complete your purchase.
5. Click on Tickets (in green) and continue through the process from there.
Note: Our concert likely will be listed at the top of the page. However, if necessary, scroll down the page to find us.
If you have any issues with navigating the ticket site, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your concern.
What do Harry Potter, Star Wars, Mandalorian, South Pacific, Smaug, MacBeth, Don Giovanni, and a magic flute for an enchanted evening have in common? These all will be coming to our Sunday afternoon concert on March 27th, 2022 . . . by way of music, that is. Something for everyone. Please come and join us at 3:00 p.m. Mark your calendars. Online ticket information is available now. (see above)
Our next CMO concert is scheduled for SUNDAY, MARCH 27th, 2022 at 3:00 p.m.
“March” back here for details and updates about the downtown location and ticket sales!