Louis Sherman Concerto Competition (Feb 11/20, First Met)

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Louis Sherman Concerto Competition (Feb 11/20, First Met)

By Victoria Chamber Orchestra

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Starts on Tue, Feb 11, 2020 7:00 PM PST


First Metropolitan United Church (chapel) 932 Balmoral Rd at Quadra (*Balmoral side doors) Victoria, BC V8T 1A8 Canada

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Louis Sherman Concerto Competition for Young String Players

Audience entry for the final-round selection of this year's competition winner is by donation using this ticket order form or by donation at the door. Come and support the players!

Info: 250-598-1966

The finalist competition is in the chapel at First Metropolitan United Church, 932 Balmoral Road (at Quadra). PLEASE NOTE: Enter by the Balmoral Road doors, not the main church entrance.

The winner of the competition will be invited to participate in a master class on Thursday April 16/20 with Nikki Chooi, internationally known violinist. Nikii will perform the Beethoven Violin Concerto with the Victoria Chamber Orchestra on Friday April 17/20.

The Louis Sherman Concerto Competition was established in 2000 with the generosity of Louis’ daughter, Claudia Chance, and the Victoria Chamber Orchestra. This honours the memory of an outstanding musician. Born in Toronto, 1907, the eldest of five brothers, Louis died in October 1999.

Louis was very active in the Victoria music scene, and is remembered most for his kindness and generosity toward his fellow musicians, particularly talented young string players and emerging artists. As a benefactor, he helped to establish the Victoria Chamber Orchestra, and many of the current performers remember him fondly as a friend.

For tickets and info about the Victoria Chamber Orchestra, please visit www.victoriachamberorchestra.org/

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28 years of making music together

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