What is Tom Allen Up To?

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In one way, we know exactly what we will get on Friday, November 10, when Tom Allen comes to the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. On the other hand, we need to be prepared for the entirely unexpected. We … Read More

Tom Allen Comes to Abbotsford

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The Valley Concert Society presents J.S. Bach’s Long Walk in the Snow on Friday, November 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. It tells the story of a teenaged Bach who gets into serious scrapes with his employers … Read More

The Pow’r of Musick

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The heading was on an email in my inbox on Monday morning. It was another of the many emails that come from agents or performers promoting their programs and hoping to book a gig. This one came from an ensemble … Read More

The Music That Started It All

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The Valley Concert Society is excited to celebrate its 40th Anniversary with a concert on Sunday, October 22, at 3:00 p.m. in the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium. The program will consist of the same works that were played at the very … Read More

Down to the Wire

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We left off our account of The Valley Concert Society’s beginnings with a meeting on October 3, 1983, which saw the board facing a monumental task with time running down. They had plans to present the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra on … Read More

Official, But Far From Certain

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In this third instalment of our account of the society’s beginnings, we take up the narrative after the summer events that created the society. The meeting of the newly named Valley Concert Society on August 17, 1983, successfully resolved all … Read More

Notice of AGM

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The Valley Concert Society will hold its Annual General Meeting on Wednesday, September 6, at 7:00 p.m. It will be an in-person meeting in the Conference Centre of the Best Western Plus Regency Inn located at 32110 Marshall Road, Abbotsford. … Read More

The Music in the Valley Society

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Forty years ago today, on August 17, 1983, the board of directors for the organization that would become The Valley Concert Society held its second meeting, again at the home of their president Paul Moritz. Of particular note was the … Read More

We Have a Winner

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The Valley Concert Society has completed the draw among all those who bought a subscription to the 2023/24 season by June 30, and we are pleased to announce that Joseph Peters has won a free subscription. Congratulations to you, Joseph. … Read More

The Day It All Began

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Exactly 40 years ago today, on July 12, 1983, eight people gathered for a meeting in the home of Paul Moritz on Ware Avenue. This was the first formal step in the formation of what we now know as The … Read More

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