Vetta players play Candlelight

Vetta Chamber Players will be kicking off the 35th year of concert series.

The concert takes place Oct. 1 at Westacres.

The Vetta Chamber Players will be kicking off the 35th year of the Maple Ridge Music Society’s Candlelight Series.

Francois Houle, a graduate clarinet instructor at the University of British Columbia and a faculty member of Vancouver Community College School of Music, will be on clarinet.

Jane Hayes, the director of keyboard studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, will be on piano.

Joan Blackman, on faculty at the Victoria and Nanaimo Conservatories who has also taught at UBC, the Vancouver Academy of Music and the VSO School of Music, will be on violin.

The Vetta Players started in the 1980s as the Vetta Chamber Quartet with cellist Eugene Osadchy who had just left Russia.

The Vetta Chamber Players will be performing their Sea to Sky program.

They will be performing Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano, by Aram Khachaturian, Tango!, by Patrick Cardy, Dream Tracks, by Peter Sculthorpe, and Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano, by Paul Schoenfield.

The concert takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 1 at the scenic Westacres, 23575 – 124th Avenue in Maple Ridge. Tickets are $38.

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