Volunteer with the Vancouver Symphony
The Vancouver Symphony Volunteers welcome new members who bring energy, talent, expertise and commitment to support the Symphony’s music and mission. Orientation for new volunteers will be held three times a year, September, January and April, and will cover important information including office and concert assistance, education programs, fundraising and Shop assistance. If you are interested in volunteering with us, please fill out this form and send it back to us by email to email@example.com or by mail to 500-833 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC, V6B 0G4. We will get in contact with you a few weeks prior to the next orientation session to set up a date and time for an interview. For more information please call 604.684.9100 ext. 240 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
APPLY NOW TO BE A VSO VOLUNTEER
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The Volunteer Council is made up of recognized volunteer leaders who have demonstrated outstanding support for the volunteer organization, and who are committed to the goals of the Vancouver Symphony Society. The Council is a resource link between the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and volunteers. Its work is twofold: to provide leadership to volunteers through training and communication and by providing financial support for the orchestra and administration through events including the Holland America Luncheon and the Symphony of Style.
Leadership roles are assumed in succeeding years after spending time observing and participating as committee members. The Council meets 3 times each season and the executive and committees may meet more frequently.
Chair: Azmina Manji
Vice-Chair: Beryl Ferguson
Secretary / Treasurer: Mary Wallace Poole
Members: Candace Bailes, Barbara Morris, Jean Pirie
Symphony of Style
Azmina Manji & Beryl Ferguson, Co-Chairs 2019
Holland America On-board Luncheon
Beryl Ferguson, Chair 2019
Concerts (all venues)
Lottery in Malls
Tea & Trumpets
Volunteer Hours Records
Noelene Buckner & Susan Zygmunt
THE SYMPHONY GIFT SHOP
A REWARDING SHOPPING EXPERIENCE AT THE VSO GIFT SHOP
The Symphony Gift Shop is located in the Orpheum Theatre lobby and is open 75 minutes prior to VSO concerts and during the interval. Often guest artists meet the audience members following the concert and sign CDs.
Some merchandise highlights include:
- a wide collection of recordings
- music-themed gift items and apparel including scarves, socks, and ties
- specially selected accessories including shawls, scarves, purses, and jewelry
- music books for children
- guest artist CDs are frequently available
Thank you to the Volunteers for staffing the Shop, as all proceeds support the Vancouver Symphony.
ENJOY THE VSO AT HOME!
CD – Chopin: Piano Concertos
CHOPIN: PIANO CONCERTOS
Live Recording Release by Janina Fialkowska, Bramwell Tovey, and the VSO
FRÉDÉRIC CHOPIN (1810-1849)
Piano Concerto No.2 in F minor, Op.21
1 I. Maestoso
2 II. Larghetto
3 III. Allegro vivace
Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11
4 I. Allegro maestoso
5 II. Romance – Larghetto
6 III. Rondo – Vivace
Available in the Symphony Gift Shop: Chopin: Piano Concertos featuring famed Canadian-born pianist and renowned Chopin interpreter Janina Fialkowska, and the VSO under the baton of Bramwell Tovey. The disc, consisting of Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Op. 21 and Piano Concerto No. 1 in E minor, Op. 11, was recorded live during a performance by the VSO in March 2010. Celebrated for her interpretations of the classical and romantic repertoire, she is particularly distinguished as one of the great interpreters of the piano works of Chopin and Mozart.
Mail Orders within Canada: $20.00 plus $5.00 shipping and handling per CD (out of country enquiries: please email email@example.com for price quote on shipping and handling).
Click here to email your order, or call 604.684.9100 ext. 240 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm