Social Sundays

2018-08-19 4 - 6 pm 2018-08-26 4 - 6 pm Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden

Social Sundays in August at VanDusen featuring VSO Chamber Players

Pack a blanket and bring your friends to VanDusen Botanical Garden for Social Sundays this August! Enjoy a beautiful series of chamber concerts at a most exquisite outdoor garden setting. Live music included free with garden admission, and signature cocktails and delicious fare available for purchase. Concerts are weather dependent, please check our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter page on the day of the event for programming changes.

Social Sundays take place every Sunday in August from 4 – 6 pm. Regular admission fees apply upon entry.  Members enter free with proof of valid membership card.


August 5 – Woodwind Quintets

Music by Paul Taffanel, Bill Douglas and Carl Nielsen Christie Reside, Flute Beth Orson, Oboe/English Horn Michelle Goddard, Clarinet Julia Lockhart, Bassoon Andrew Mee, Horn


August 12 – String Trio

Music by Dohnanyi and Beethoven

Rebecca Whitling, Violin

Emilie Grimes, Viola

Olivia Blander, Violin


August 19 – String Ensembles

Music to include Beethoven “Kreutzer” Quintet and the Dvorak “American” String Quartet.

Jennie Press, Violin

Cassandra Berquary, Violin

Emilie Grimes, Viola

Janet Steinberg, Cello

Olivia Blander, Cello


August 26 – String Quartet

Music by Boccherini and Beethoven

Jae Won Bang, Violin

Ann Okagaito, Violin

Tegen Davidge, Viola

Luke Kim, Cello