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Open Rehearsal

Featuring the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble and the Barvinok Choir

Open Rehearsal

An Open Rehearsal featuring Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble, Beverly Dobrinsky and the Barvinok Choir

East Meets East

* Free Entrance *

7-8 pm, Wednesday, June 8 at the Ukrainian Hall (805 East Pender St.)

Come to an open rehearsal of the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble and the Barvinok Choir as they prepare the repertoire for their concert East Meets East ***

Jirong Huang – erhu (Chinese violin)

Sarah Tan – guzheng (Chinese zither)

Zhimin Yu – ruan (Chinese guitar)

Beverly Dobrinsky – conductor

Barvinok Choir

Elaine Joe – accordion/piano

Russell Sholberg – bass

Elliott Vaughan – violin

Free entrance. No registration or obligations; come take a seat, enjoy the music and experience the creative process.

This workshop is intended to make music more accessible to anyone who is interested in the process of collaboration and concert preparation in an informal setting.

*** Don’t miss the concert East Meets East at 7:30 pm on Sunday, June 12 at the St. James Hall. Tickets are available online at and at the door (box office opens at 6:30 pm on Sunday, June 12).


Vancouver Chinese Instrumental Music Society gratefully acknowledges the support of Canada Council for the Arts, the City of Vancouver through Cultural Services and the Province of BC through Community Gaming Grants.

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