VAM Orchestral Festival

Tickets $5 general at

11am concert: Friendly Philharmonic/Junior/Intermediate Symphonies (

3pm concert: Vanier Park Symphony & Adult Beginner Strings

Join 5 of VAM’s orchestras and ensembles in a day of musical celebration. In the morning, the VAM Friendly Philharmonic, Junior, and Intermediate symphonies present works by Haydn, Strauss, Rimsky-Korsakov, and more, also featuring the Grand Prize Winners of the Concerto Competitions. In the afternoon, VAM’s adult ensembles the Vanier Park Symphony and the Adult Beginner Strings embody the joy of lifelong learning and perform works by Beethoven and a variety of other composers, featuring conductor and pianist Ian Parker as soloist for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5.

VAM’s Orchestral Training Program is supported by:
Adrienne S. Chan
The Edith Lando Charitable Foundation
The R & J Stern Family Foundation
Vancouver Civic Theatres
The City of Vancouver

Location - Orpheum Theatre

601 Smithe St
Vancouver, BC
V6B 3L4 • Canada