Arts briefs for March 7

Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers concert, Vancouver Island Opera recital series in Parksville


The Oceanside Grandmothers to Grandmothers is presenting the Linden Singers of Victoria next month.

The March 12 concert will be an afternoon of musical theatre entitled Broadway and Beyond.

Doors open at 2:40 p.m. with the concert starting at 3 p.m. at Knox United Church (345 Pym St., Parksville).

Tickets are $15 at Cranky Dog Music in Parksville, Alcove Homegrown Living in Qualicum Beach and at the door.

The Linden Singers Choir is a 50-member, mixed-voice, multi-generational, auditioned choir. They perform many styles of secular and sacred music with a diverse repertoire.

The Linden Singers have been performing for more than 35 years and they have travelled as far as New Zealand, England, Ireland and Cuba.

Submitted by Oceanside G2G


The Vancouver Island Opera Parksville Recital Series is back this Sunday.

On March 12 is Cindy Speelman on flute and Nikolai Maloff on piano at the McMillan Arts Centre (133 McMillan St., Parksville) at 3 p.m. Admission is $20 at the door.

Speelman graduated from the Univeristy of Lethbridge with a bachelor of music degree in flute performance. Speelman has performed with many different groups and performs regularly with several ensembles around central Vancouver Island.

For more info, call 250-594-5324.




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