College Events


2005/2006 College Year

Saturday Sept. 10, 2005, 17:30
1190 Stonington Place, Victoria
Fall Barbeque
Sunday October 16, 2005, 14:30
Pemberton Chapel, Royal Jubilee Hospital
Linden Singers
Pachelbel Magnificat and Vaughan Williams folk song arrangements, directed by Fran Pollet.
Co-sponsored with the RJH Nursing Alumnae Assn.
Saturday October 29, 2005, 19:00
Church of St. John the Divine, 1611 Quadra Street
Hallowe'en Extravaganza
A concert of thrilling works from the organ repertoire, old and new, with talented young ghosts and goblins from the Canadian College of the Performing Arts, and spooky special effects. Last year's production was a monstrous success.
Presented by RCCO Victoria and St. John's.
Sunday November 20, 2005, 16:00
Fairfield United Church
College Service
The Centre gathers to celebrate St. Cecilia's Day and to acknowledge Canadian Composers' Week.
Nicholas Fairbank has written an anthem, "A Blessing", on the Hebrew Benediction text (SAB with organ).
14:45 - Rehearsal with Fran Pollet
15:45 - Prelude by Tristan Rhodes
16:00 - College Service
Liturgy by Centre Chaplain Fr. Andrew Gates and the Rev. John Hogman.
Sunday December 4, 2005, 14:30
Pemberton Chapel, Royal Jubilee Hospital
Christmas at Pemberton
David Berry and Geoffrey Thornburn, organists Carol singing led by Grant and Bev Smalley
Co-sponsored with the RJH Nursing Alumnae Assn.
Sunday February 19, 2006, 14:30
Pemberton Chapel, Royal Jubilee Hospital
Alisa and Elizabeth Skinner, flute and violin Geoffrey Thornburn, organ
The program (subject to change):
  • Toccata - J. Pachelbel (organ)
  • Chorale Prelude "O Man Bemoan Thy Grievous Sins" - JS Bach (organ)
  • Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - J.S. Bach arr. Harvey Grace (violin & organ)
  • Two Movements from Suite #2 - J.S. Bach (flute & organ)
  • Movement from Suite - J.S. Bach (solo violin)
  • Minuet and Dance of the Blessed Spirits (from Orpheus) - Gluck (flute & organ)
  • Courante en Canon - Charles F. Waters (flute & organ)
  • Preludium and Allegro - Fritz Kreisler (violin & organ)
  • Prelude and Fugue in G Major - Felix Mendelssohn (organ)
  • Mozart Organ Sonata #1
Co-sponsored with the RJH Nursing Alumnae Assn.
Saturday February 25, 2006, 13:00
Ed Bowyer at the Aeolian console, Butchart Gardens The Butchart Gardens
Organ Crawl
A visit to the 16 rank Aeolian player organ, hosted by Frank Cammisuli, Butchart Gardens Organist.
Saturday, March 25, 2006, 14:00
First Church of Christ, Scientist
Organ Crawl -- Casavant Frères Opus 1180 (1927)
An opportunity to explore the expressive colours of an almost unaltered instrument from Casavant's "High Romantic" period.
Sunday April 30, 2006, 14:30
Pemberton Chapel, Royal Jubilee Hospital
Sooke Philharmonic Winds
with David Watson, french horn and Nicholas Fairbank, organ
Co-sponsored with the RJH Nursing Alumnae Assn.
Monday May 22, 2006, 14:00
First Metropolitan United Church
Developing the Congregational Voice
A workshop with composer, conductor and teacher Alice Parker