Music Groups

Cowichan Camerata String Orchestra

The Orchestra was formed in 2005 to give string players an opportunity to hone their playing skills in a comfortable orchestral setting.

The orchestra is comprised of about twenty-five musicians, varying in age from eleven to ninety years.

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Chemainus Classical Concerts


A classical Concert Series in Chemainus, BC, on Vancouver Island. Concerts are held one Sunday each month, October through June, at St. Michael’s Church, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

Cowichan Consort Orchestra & Choir


The Cowichan Consort Orchestra and Choir invites you to learn more about us and to join us in sharing the joy of music.

Cowichan Valley Music Teachers Association (CVMTA)


The Cowichan Valley Music Teachers Association is a group of teachers and performers who endeavour to bring the benefits of quality music education to students of all ages. We sponsor bursaries, workshops, master classes and other community outreach concerts, events and programs.

We have teachers for all instruments and singing, in all styles.

Ann Mendenhall


Ann Mendenhall is a Cowichan Valley pianist highly regarded for both performance and teaching skills. Ann serves as President of the Cowichan Valley Music Teachers Association and as Artistic Director of Chemainus Classical Concerts. She is also a founding member of the violin/piano duo, Ascenduo.