Messiah for Kids – Bringing Classics to Youngsters

Date: November 24, 2017

Larry the Lamb is back! Last seen with Okanagan Festival Singers in 2015, our puppet friend – a little lamb with a BIG attitude – uses a time machine to bring Mr. George Frideric Handel from the 18th century, to help the kids enjoy excerpts from his masterpiece Messiah, as sung by OFS. In his usual troublemaking style Larry also  uses the time machine for a mini-vacation to a galaxy far, far away and brings back an amazing “souvenir”…and someone’s going to pay the price. This family-friendly, interactive 45-minute program is sure to delight youngsters and give them a taste of a classic choral masterpiece in kid-sized bites!

Location: Willowstone Academy, 4091 Lakeshore Road Kelowna. Date/time:  Saturday, November 24th. Doors open 1:30pm, performance 2-2:45pm.  Admission by donation at the door, proceeds to a local charity.

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New Look!

OFS is excited to have a new logo designed for us by Ignite Design! It captures and blends together our classical roots with a contemporary and artistic flair. Ignite Design has also helped us create this new website that you are reading.  Thank you, Mike Czuboka!

OFS is in the process of revitalizing infrastructure and forward planning, currently working on a new strategic plan in anticipation of an exciting future, creating a new and dynamic classical choral experience in the Okanagan.

Want to Volunteer?

OFS is looking for volunteers with organizational skills to help us with the front of house at our concerts – people to take tickets, hand out programs and usher.  For further information about this opportunity please contact us.