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CARMINA BURANA

AFI is bringing Carmina Burana to life in Nelson, February 9, 10, 11, 2017, at the Capitol Theatre. Tickets: $21 adult and $11 students This production is directed by Allison Girvan with a 43 member choir, 2 pianists, 3 soloists, and 3 percussionists that will fill the theatre with amazing music.

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DR. AMY FERGUSON

The Amy Ferguson Institute is a nonprofit organization that supports, produces and markets vocal arts in the West Kootenays. The Amy  Ferguson Institute (AFI) was founded in 2000 to celebrate the musical legacy of Dr. Amy Ferguson, a much loved music teacher and mentor best remembered for the Nelson Boys Choir which she founded in 1930 […]

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WHAT WE DO

AFI produces opera, musical theatre, choral concerts and vocal workshops showcasing and strengthening the artistic talent of the West Kootenays. We also offer a variety of awards annually and biannually.  

Don Macdonald, composer of KHAOS and Echoes of the Mountains

COMMISSIONS

AFI has commissioned two vocal compositions, a major choral work for soprano, adult and youth chorus and orchestra and the full length opera, KHAOS.