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Valley Concert Society

Among the purposes listed in the constitution of the Valley Concert Society is the phrase “…to further the musical education of the younger members of the community.” One of the ways the society seeks to achieve this purpose is by giving talented music students in the community the opportunity to work directly with some of the nationally and internationally recognized professional artists that come to perform in our season series. Since 2016, the Valley Concert Society has been working with local music teachers to present masterclasses with guest artists as clinicians.

In 2023, the Valley Concert Society will present a piano masterclass with clinician David Jalbert on Saturday, May 13, 2023.

  • Students must be working at Level 8 or higher.
  • Deadline for application is April 1, 2023
  • Venue: Peace Lutheran Church - 2029 Ware St. Abbotsford, BC
  • Doors open at 9:00 a.m. and registration takes place then.
  • The sessions begin at 9:30 for 30 minutes each and run to approximately noon.

Click here -  for the online application to participate in the masterclass.

The public is welcome to attend. There is no cost to a student who is playing for the masterclass or for any accompanist who may be taking part. The cost for all others to attend is listed below.


Students Teachers
Masterclass $10 $10
David Jalbert Concert $20 $32
Masterclass and Concert $25 $35


For more information, call 604-289-3377.


Clinician - David Jalbert


Past Masterclasses

2022 Strings Nancy Dahn
2020 Piano Charles Richard-Hamelin
2019 Strings Bryan Cheng
2018 Piano Jane Coop
2017 Strings Kai Gleusteen
2016 Piano Thomas Pandolfi


The Valley Concert Society thanks Hans Kruger and Columbia Cabinets for their generous donation in support of this masterclass.