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Sunday, June 1, 2014

Step on-board the ms Statendam cruise ship for a very special luncheon. Experience the incredible hospitality of Holland America Line and the Vancouver Symphony as they present:

  • A performance by Maestro Bramwell Tovey
  • Gourmet four-course lunch with wine
  • Self-guided tour of the ship

Special Early Bird Offer!
$80 until May 20, 2014
$90 Regular Price 


1) Print the Registration/Payment Form
2) Fill in your required information
3) Submit the form early as seating is limited

      Mail: Vancouver Symphony,  500 – 833 Seymour Street, 
               Vancouver, BC  V6B 0G4
      Tel: 604.684.9100, press “0” for reception
      Fax: 604.684.9264
      Email: vsovolunteers@vancouversymphony.ca

  • All guests will be confirmed by phone or email
  • Please provide the legal name, date of birth and citizenship for each guest as shown on the valid passport or driver’s license or BCID that must be presented at customs prior to boarding
  • Friends and family are welcome, but must be 19 years or older to attend
  • No cancellations, substitutions, refunds or new registrations after May 26, 2014


10:00 – 10:45  Check-in at Canada Place Cruise Terminal (Cruise ship level)
11:00 – 12:00  Performance by Maestro Bramwell Tovey in The Showroom at Sea
12:00 – 13:30  Lunch in the luxurious Rotterdam Dining Room
13:30 – 14:00  Self-guided tour
14:00              All guests to disembark

Sponsor (CORP) - Holland America

A benefit event for the VSO presented by the VSO Volunteers

The Vancouver Symphony Volunteers cordially invite you to attend

A Symphony of Style - Lunch, Music and Fashion

Join the Vancouver Symphony’s Ariel Barnes, Principal Cello and Raine McKay, Executive Director of the Craft Council of BC for a stylish afternoon of music, lunch and fashion. Mr. Barnes will give a special musical performance and Ms. McKay will present the creations of Master-dress-maker-designer Angelika Werth accompanied by models displaying the wearable art.

The event will include a raffle, silent auction and door prizes.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013
10:45am to 2:30pm
Tickets are now SOLD OUT!
At a private club in Vancouver

Click here for the invitation and payment information, or call 604 684-9100 ext. 0
Tables for 8 or 10 may be reserved.

For 40 years the Craft Council of British Columbia has been a cornerstone of local artists. In celebration of their anniversary, select works from several of the artists have been curated for the Symphony of Style.


Presenting the Annual Symphony Volunteer Scholarship

The Vancouver Symphony Volunteers awarded their annual Symphony Volunteer Scholarship for $1000.00 to Aydan Con on Sunday, January 13th at the Vancouver Academy of Music. Aydan was one of the finalists in the 21st Annual Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition in Piano. Designed to identify young talented artists, the participants are provided adjudication, a performance opportunity and prize money to assist them with their studies.

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