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Winter, 2019 Schedule (Full Schedule Shown Below)

(All concerts: 2:30 to 4:30 PM)

Admission: $15.00 (Members) $18.00 (Non-members)


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The Old School House Arts Centre

122 Fern Road West, Qualicum Beach, B.C. 250-752-6133

Winter, 2019 Schedule (All concerts: 2:30 to 4:30 PM)

Admission: $18.00


Jan. 13

Pamela Highbaugh Aloni, cello        Bruce Vogt, piano

The internationally celebrated Lafayette String Quartet lends us one of its illustrious members, who will collaborate with her esteemed colleague on the University of Victoria School of
Music Faculty to bring us an enchanting afternoon of compositions drawn from the rich repertoire available for these two instruments, including works by Brahms and César Franck.





Jan. 20



Clayton Leung, viola and Lisa Tahara, piano

These two vastly talented young musicians from British Columbia have already made great strides in forging sterling, national reputations as soloists, chamber and orchestral players as well as educators. They will bring us a delightful program of Romantic English music and more that will include works by Frank Bridge, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Rebecca Clarke.



Jan. 27

The Charlie Porter Quartet

Now based in Portland, Oregon, Charlie has toured throughout most of the United States and abroad in Europe, Asia, the Baltic States, the Middle East and Africa as both a bandleader and as a sideman with musicians such as Joe Zawinul & Paquito D'Rivera. He holds a Bachelor's degree from The Juilliard School in classical trumpet performance and a Master's degree from Manhattan School of Music in jazz performance and was the first ever to be awarded 1st Prize in the U.S. National Trumpet Competition in both Jazz and Classical divisions.     With Ron Hadley-piano, Joey Smith-bass and Damian Graham-drums





Feb. 3
Folk, Roots Bluegrass and More






The High Quadra Ramblers  (Mack Shields on fiddle and vocals and Kaitlin Chamberlin on banjo, vocals and step dancing)                                                                                                                
A powerhouse duo keeping the magic of traditional music alive! With beautiful, oldtime vocal harmonies and skilled instrumentation, they fuse appalachian oldtime with celtic, classical, folk, cajun and original compositions. Expect anything from high energy hoedowns to beautiful, melodic listening sets. Hailing from the East Coast and the West Coast, these ramblers bring both sides of the continent together for the love of traditional music.





Feb. 10 Jazz




The Sara Marreiros Quartet

"..Sara Marreiros' music is an epiphany-inducing, transcendent gift to be enjoyed in concert and on record"...The Times Columnist, Victoria, B.C.
Don't miss this extraordinary artist who sings jazz, blues, country, fado, samba and bossa nova (in both native Portuguese and native English) and takes you on a mesmerizing, soulful journey every time she picks up a microphone. With Ron Hadley-piano, Rick Kilburn-bass and Don Leppard-drums





Feb. 17 Classical  

Eugene Skovorodnikov, piano

"... Eugene captured the attention of the audience with his perfect mastery and polished sense of style, full of life and romanticism... he played with the power and colours of a symphony orchestra, with fluent and flawless virtuosity", "Nevsky Times", Russia
Mr. Skovorodnikov, who is recognized  throughout Europe, Canada, U.S., Asia and the former Soviet Union for his stylistic interpretation and his technical brilliance, will treat us to an all-Russian program featuring Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin.



Feb. 24 Classical  

Spotlight on Youth Spectacular: Outstanding Piano Students of Eugene Skovorodnikov

A Concerto Gala in which ten of Mr. Skovorodnikov's leading students are featured in concert with none other than the internationally esteemed, Saint Petersburg, Russia-based Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet, who once again include Music On Sunday in their annual North American tour.





March 3


Younggun Kim, piano

This University of Toronto faculty member and internationally acclaimed concert pianist who is known for "...his blazing technical capacity and a lush sound supported by a natural phrasing sense..." (Timothy Gilligan, New York Concert Review) will present a program that includes the Bach-Busoni Chaconne, some of the Chopin-Godowsky Studies, and Ravel's La Valse.

March 10

The McPherson Trio

(Pablo Diemecke, violin; Lawrence Skaggs, cello; May Ling Kwok, piano)                  
Founded in 1979, the Victoria-based McPherson Trio has performed to popular and critical acclaim from Veracruz, Mexico to Fairbanks, Alaska and throughout Western Canada. Today's program will include works by Haydn, Mendelssohn,  and Shostakovich.




March 17

Avan Yu, piano

We are very pleased to maintain our string of annual concerts by this brilliant pianist.
. "...profound communion between pianist and composer" (Neville Cohn, West Australian)  "...exquisite sensibility, control of instrumental demands and, above all, his easy and close to miraculous naturalness." (Julio Garcia Casas, Seville) 
Today's program will include works by Beethoven, Debussy and...Oscar Peterson!




Mar. 24


Cris Inquanti, clarinet and Monica Pfau, piano

Now that he has settled into a full-time university teaching position in Arizona it has become a little more difficult to schedule Mr. Inguanti, whose gorgeous playing graced the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for so many years, but we have persevered and are rewarded with a duo concert with his longtime collaborator and in-demand Vancouver chamber music pianist Monica Pfau. Today's program will include works by Brahms, Schumann and Muczynski.



March 31
World Music  

Itamar Erez-piano and guitar and Hamin Honari-percussion

An uncommon conversation between guitar and  percussion as well as composition and improvisation. Originally from Israel and Iran, these two internationally touring musicians met in Vancouver and are excited to blend the traditional sounds of the Middle East with their own original music.






April 7
Classical, Tango, Klezmer and More  

Sea and Sky Trio (violinist Joan Blackman, clarinetist Fran​cois Houle, and pianist Jane Hayes)

Inventive, flying solos and virtuosic clarinet flair, poetic mastery, fierce power and pianistic depth and infectious violin lyricism all come together in the interpretation of classics and the exploration of brave new worlds by this innovative Vancouver-based ensemble.






April 14

The Marmont Quartet

Vancouver Violinist Roger Mangas and pianist Monica Pfau return to Music On Sunday with their superb quartet and a captivating program that will include the rarely heard but gorgeous Mahler Piano Quartet as well as two beautiful piano/string quintets by Mozart and Franck.








April 28

The Jim Cameron Quintet

We are delighted to once again feature this great, veteran stalwart of the Boston jazz scene. If you like tasteful, creative and soulful tenor saxophone playing (and who doesn't?) you had better be sure to get your tickets early for this concert.
With Liam Hockley-clarinet, Ron Hadley-piano, Rick Kilburn-bass, Buff Allen-drums







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