Academy String Orchestra at St. Savior’s Church in Penticton on Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m. Photo courtesy of Pixabay

Concert to raise money for bursary

Penticton Academy of Music presents Academy String Orchestra on June 21

The Penticton Academy of Music is presenting the Academy String Orchestra at St. Savior’s Church, Wednesday, June 21 at 7 p.m.

The Academy String Orchestra is made up of students from the Penticton Academy of Music. The evening’s program includes Holberg Suite by Edvard Grieg, Sinfonia in G by Albinoni and Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Mozart.

The concert is a fundraiser for the Carola von Heyking Bursary Fund which offers financial support to Academy students wishing to join the orchestra.

Admission is $5 at the door. For more information, please contact the academy at 250-493-7977 or

Just Posted

Penticton Lakers curling team headed to high school provincials

Penticton Secondary School Lakers boys curling team will represent the zone at provincials

Premium electric rate for home-based businesses

After more than three decades, home businesses pay the same power rate as other Penticton residents

Penticton cyclist takes city to court over injuries

The man claims a depression in the road caused a crash, resulting in rib and facial fractures

Slayer adds Penticton to North American tour

Slayer adds the South Okanagan Events Centre as a stop on their last world tour

Tagger causes $30,000 damage

Penticton looking for help finding person responsible for graffiti

Tsunami warnings 101: Canada

Here are some things to know about tsunami alerts in Canada and how they work

Castlegar homicide victim identified

The victim was 38-year-old Jordan Workman of Castlegar, B.C.

B.C. Liberal leadership candidates get one last prime-time pitch

Leadership campaign to be decided in Feb. 3 vote

Team chaplain reflects on time with Silverbacks

Kenny Toews served as a mentor and spiritual leader to the team for six seasons

Drawings connect autistic student with the world

Leifen Mitchell-Banks creates colourful cartoon characters at Salmon Arm Secondary.

Andrew Scheer on trade, Trump and Trudeau

Canada’s Conservative leader begins three-day visit to B.C.

10 Safeways in Lower Mainland to close, union says

Locations in Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey, Coquitlam, Richmond and Mission slated to shut

Victims restrained, sex toys and cash stolen from B.C. adult store

Armed suspects sought in adult store robbery

‘Miraculous that nobody was killed’

Tanker full of aviation fuel involved in Highway 3 crash

Most Read