Messiah Singers

Messiah Singers

Bevin van Liempt was born into a musical family and has developed his own niche in the music industry. Bevin is the rehearsal pianist for the Chilliwack Symphony Chorus, Belle Voci and the Handel Society of Music. He is one of the Music directors and the rehearsal...

Messiah Singers

Messiah Singers

Sonja Strimbei An enthusiastic singer since childhood, Sonja started with voice lessons and choir in elementary school. She went on to sing with her high school choir, and also joined the choir at a private girls’ school in Tokyo, Japan, where she studied on exchange....

Messiah Singers

Messiah Singers

Jim Banman was born and raised in Vanderhoof, BC. He started playing piano at the age of 8 and began giving piano lessons at the age of 16. At 17 he spent a summer at the Banff School of Fine Arts for gifted youth. After high school he attended Trinity Western...

CSO Baroque players

CSO Baroque players

Caroline Olsen is a versatile string performer in the first year of doctoral studies in viola performance with Prof. Marina Thibeault at the University of British Columbia. Caroline first became interested in period performance through early music ensemble singing and...

Messiah Soloist

Messiah Soloist

Thomas Lamont is an operatic tenor from New Westminster, British Columbia. He performs regularly across the lower mainland as a classical repertory artist. Some of his recent engagements include Almaviva in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia with Burnaby Lyric Opera,...

CSO Baroque Players

CSO Baroque Players

We are so fortunate to make music with stellar musicians of Chloe's level.  We can't wait to work with her as our baroque specialist and concertmaster.  This is indeed a real treat. Violinist Chloe Meyers performs with early music ensembles across North America as a...

CSO Baroque Players

CSO Baroque Players

Michael has been playing with the CSO for many years.  He is a solid musician!! Michael Vaughan grew up in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, and since 2004 has been living and performing in Vancouver, BC. Michael is assistant principal double bass with both the Vancouver Opera...

CSO Baroque Players

CSO Baroque Players

Shin-Jung is a dream to work with.  She's an amazing musician. She is steady and great to make music with.  Check her out! Shin-Jung is originally from Daegu, South Korea. She has a Masters of Music degree from UBC and performs with many orchestras in BC, including...

Messiah Singers

Messiah Singers

Sylwia Karwowska is a beautiful musician who sings with Belle Voci.  She will be singing the first soprano part in Jesu Meine freude.  Her gorgeous voice carries effortlessly throughout the whole piece adding that golden touch to the already perfectly written music. ...

CSO Baroque Players

CSO Baroque Players

It gives me joy and honour to introduce you to our wonderful musicians.  Our first featured instrumentalist is Jiten Beairsto: Jiten Beairsto, a Vancouver native, has performed with a variety of ensembles across B.C. and Canada, both as a modern and baroque violinist....