Join the AFA Wednesday, November 27th, for our 2019 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser!

Published: October 30, 2019
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Join us Wednesday, November 27th, from 6pm-9pm for the Ancient Forest Alliance’s 2019 Year-End Celebration & Fundraiser at Victoria Event Centre!

It’s a great chance to get to know the AFA team, connect with other supporters, donors, and volunteers, and enjoy a presentation by the AFA’s Andrea Inness and TJ Watt.

There will be a silent auction with loads of fabulous items & experiences up for grabs, musical pieces by CelloBride, appies and refreshments, a cash bar, and AFA merchandise for sale, so don’t miss out!

Tickets: Suggested donation of $10 to $25 at the door or contact to arrange your ticket in advance.

Event Schedule:
Doors open: 5:45pm
Presentations: 6:30pm
CelloBride: ~8pm
Silent Auction Close & Distribute ~8:45pm
Wrap up: ~9pm

All funds raised go toward protecting BC’s endangered old-growth forests and to ensure a sustainable second-growth forest industry.

Questions? Email or call 250 896 4007.

Check out CelloBride’s beautiful music: and bio below:

CelloBride (Audrey Nadeau) has both a B.M. and a M.M. in classical cello performance from the Juilliard School, where she had the privilege to serve as principal cellist for the Juilliard Orchestra. While free-lancing in NYC and the USA for almost 10 years, she had the opportunity to perform numerous times in Carnegie Hall, The Metropolitan Museum, The Kennedy Center as well as in Lincoln Center. Originally from Montreal (QC), Audrey studied at the Montreal Conservatory from the age of 15 years old. While completing her studies in Montreal, she won several competitions such as the: Canadian Music Competition in 2004 and the Radio-Canada Young Artist Program (2002). In 2006, she was selected to be interviewed and performed in a TV program animated by Gregory Charles, called Virtuoso’s. Ms. Nadeau started perfecting her skills by playing for famous Masters around the world, such as Janos Starker, when she was only 13 years old – the same year she had her first solo performance with a symphonic orchestra. After completing her studies, Ms. Nadeau perfected her cello teaching skills by attending a Suzuki Teacher Training. Her teaching is one of her most cherished musical activities to this day. She contributed to the faculty of several Conservatories in NYC, and many of her pupils made their debut in Carnegie Hall. Newly established on Vancouver Island, Ms. Nadeau is currently learning new musical skills such as playing the electric cello, improvising, composing and recording.See you there!

Please note: The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance accessing the space, please contact us and we will do our best to accommodate you.

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