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Surrey City Orchestra idea hits right notes with backers, who eye proposed concert hall as home

Surrey City Orchestra idea hits right notes with backers, who eye proposed concert hall as home

11/27/2017 - 10:56

Surrey City Orchestra idea hits right notes with backers, who eye proposed concert hall as home

Plan for new pro orchestra calls for debut season of five concerts starting in fall of 2019

Backers of an all-new Surrey City Orchestra are taking their time with the plans – in adagio style, musically speaking.

Plans for the professional ensemble were revealed in July 2016 when the city’s Cultural Development Advisory Committee was presented a 15-page business plan by Ellen Farrugia, a North Delta-based musician.

She and others aim to have an Surrey-branded orchestra perform a debut season of five concerts starting in the fall of 2019, with a startup budget of $200,000.

Read the full story in the Surrey Now Leader here