Previous Events


Christmas Concert, Duncan United Church, December 2007

Fairbridge Carols Dec. 8, 2007


Spring into Summer concert, Duncan United Church, June 2008

Christmas Concert, Duncan United Church, December 2008


Spring Concert, Duncan United Church, May 2009

Christmas Concert, St. John's Anglican Church, December 2009

Cowichan District Hospital December 2009


Summer Concert May, 2010

Cowichan District Hospital March 2010 

Wedgewood House, March 2010 Open Rehearsal

Cairnsmore Place, May 2010 Open Rehearsal

Duncan Market Day, May 2010

Forestry Museum, July 2010

Bamberton Historical Society, Duncan Days performance 2010

Duncan Market Day, August 2010 

Garage Showroom, November 2010


Christmas Chimes concert with Jubilate and Glenora Bell Choirs December 2011

Suite Spring May 2011

Canada Day at the Forestry Museum July 1, 2011

Market Days

Duncan Days August 2011 

Christmas Chaos November 2011

Kenya Benefit Concert, St. John's Church November 2011


Spring Concert, Duncan United Church, June 1, 2012

Christ Church Cathedral noon concert series. Victoria, BC, May 2012

Duncan United Church Spring concert, May 2012

Market Days, June 2012

Government House, Victoria, June 2012

BC Forestry Museums's Canada Day Celebration, July 1, 2012

The Cowichan Hub, July 2012

Duncan Days Elder's Day, July 2012

Duncan Community Downtown Market, August 2012

Christmas Concert, Duncan United Church, December 2012


Christmas Concert, Duncan United Church, December 20, 2013


Spring Concert, From Bach to Bond, Duncan United Church, April 26, 2014

Christmas Concert, Music for a Winter's Eve, Duncan United Church, Dec. 13, 2014

Duncan Market Day, June 14, 2014


Spring Concert, A String Bouquet, St. Edward's Church, April 24, 2015

Christmas Concert, Christmas Wishes, Duncan United Church Dec 5 2015, Sylvan United Church Dec 13 2015

Duncan Farmer's Market, July 2015


Spring Concert, String Fever, St. Edward's Church, May 8, 2016  

Christmas Concert, A String Noel, Duncan United Church rescheduled to Dec. 22/16 (snowed out Dec. 9th!)

Open Rehearsal at Fairbridge Commons Picnic Shelter Saturday Sept. 24, 2016 

Free performance Nov. 27, Noon-2:00 p.m. @ 'Deck The Hall' Christmas Market, Cowichan Exhibition Mellor Hall

Open Rehearsal Cairnsmore Place Dec. 3/16


10th Anniversary Spring Concert May 7, 2017

A Stringtime Celebration @ St. Edwards Church

10th Anniversary Christmas Concert December 16, 2017

Camerata Christmas @ Duncan United Church with special guests Brenda's Brats Choi

Open rehearsal Cairnsmore Place Feb. 18.

Open rehearsal Cerwydden Care Centre Apr. 8.

Open rehearsal Cairnsmore Place Apr. 29.

Reel Alternatives @ ISC theatre lobby June 26.

Duncan Farmer's Market July 22.

Open rehearsal at Fairbridge Sept. 16.

String Quartets/Ensemble @Sherwood House June 10; Cherry point Vineyard June; Lodge on 4th July 10; corner of Station & Craig St. July 8; Cowichan District Hospital July 15; Fairbridge Chapel Farm School Reunion Sept. 16.

Autumn Open Rehearsal Cairnsmore Place Oct. 21

Autumn Open Rehearsal Sherwood House December 2

Autumn Open Rehearsal Cairnsmore Place December 9.

November 26, 2017 at Cowichan Exhibition Christmas Craft Fair free performance 1:00 p.m.

Guest appearance with Brenda's Brats at the Cobble Hill Christmas Variety Show December 10, 2017, 2:00 p.m. at the Cobble Hill Community Hall.


Spring Concert  April 20, 2018 at Duncan United Church.   

Christmas Concert Dec. 7, 2018 at Duncan United Church.  

Benefit Concert for the Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre on Earth Day, April 22, 2018 in Mill Bay.   

Open rehearsal Cairnsmore Place April 7, 2018 (for residents, family and staff).


Spring Concert April 12, 2019 at Duncan United Church

Christmas Concert Nov. 29, 2019 at Duncan United Church


Spring Concert CANCELLED due to COVID-19 

August 22, 2020 Outdoor Private Summer 'Mini-Concert'  at Evergreen Pavilion (with less than 50 people gathering in compliance with PHO orders)


July 10, 2021  Outdoor Private Summer 'Mini-Concert'  at Fairbridge Commons (with less than 50 people gathering in compliance with PHO orders)

December 11 & 12, 2021 Winter Serenade at The Anglican Parish of St.Peter and Oceanview Community Church


Serenade to Spring concerts April 30th in Duncan and May 1st in Ladysmith.

Summer concerts July 23rd:  morning at Cairnsmore Place garden courtyard; noon at Cowichan Hospice House; afternoon at Fairbridge Commons Picnic Shelter

Music of Mozart, Corelli and Britten November-December


Serenade for Spring

Program including:

Concerto Grosso Op. 6, No 2 – A. Corelli

Divertimento I KV 136 (125a) - the ‘Salzburg Symphony’ – W.A. Mozart

Scarborough Fair Fantasy for Strings and Harp – E. Fine (with special guest Lesley Hartford)

Star of the County Down - Traditional, arr. for Harp and Viola (guest duo Lesley Hartford & Chris Redsell)

Serenade on Swedish Folk Melodies – M. Bruch

Selections from J.S. Bach's Solo Cello suites played on Viola (Chris Redsell)

James Bond Theme - M. Norman, arr. C. Patrick

Tango Postcard No. 1 – B. Brydern

Open rehearsal - 9:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday, June 10th at Cairnsmore Place, Noon hour at Cowichan Hospice House.

Concerts - 7:00 p.m. Saturday, June 17th at Ladysmith Little Theatre and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 18th at Duncan United Church.

December 2023 concerts directed by Chris Redsell:  'Music for the Winter Season' on Saturday, December 9th, 2:30 p.m. in the Ladysmith Little Theatre and/or Sunday, December 10th at 2:30 p.m. in the Providence Farm Chapel.   The program consisted of a collection of works by a variety of composers including Arcangelo Corelli, Peter Warlock, Gustav Holst, Percy Grainger and Leroy Anderson.  There was also be a musical gift presented by guest duo Elisabeth Jahren and the director himself.