VMO 2021 - 2022 SEASON

Upcoming Concerts & Events

20th Season Opening Concert at Chan Centre

LIGHT UP GASTOWN!!! Free Outdoor Concert at Entrance to Gastown - 1 Water Street

VMO Golf Tournament Cup

PCI & LEDCOR Proudly Present VMO at Jack Poole Plaza - Free Outdoor Concert

Season Finale Concert

Pops Classics with Philip Claypool

New Music Salon Series

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About the VMO

The Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is a non-profit society founded by Maestro Kenneth Hsieh. Since its inception in 2003, the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra (VMO) has been dedicated to providing superior orchestral mentorship for talented music graduates, helping them move from student to professional.

The VMO is dedicated to the artistic, personal and professional development of outstanding young musicians. We strongly believe that by providing such development opportunities, we are preparing our young musicians for leadership opportunities in orchestras and ensembles around the world, and empowering them to enrich the cultural life of their communities.

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Ken Hsieh

Music Director/Principal Conductor

A charming, passionate and compelling presence on the podium, Award Winning Conductor Kenneth Hsieh started as the Artistic Director of the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra in 2003. In addition to his many international guest conducting engagements, he has maintained close relationship with the Hyogo Performing Arts Center Orchestra in Japan, where he has conducted their Subscription, Masterworks, and Education series.

Creative Director / Composer Laureate

Assistant Conductor

Composer-in-Residence

Concertmaster

Concertmaster

Principal Guest Concertmaster

2021 - 2022 Season Featured Soloists

Piano Soloist

Guitar Soloist

Piano Soloist

Cello Soloist

Piano Soloist

Cello Soloist

Singer

Administration

The Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is led by staff comprised of members of the community who are dedicated to the uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence and the development of an outstanding professional development program.

Angela Chen

Librarian

Katio Ho

Personnel Manager

Peter Johnson

Artistic Administrator

Cindy Kuo

Graphic Designer

Board of Directors

The Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is led by a Board of Directors comprised of members of the community who are dedicated to the uncompromising pursuit of artistic excellence and the development of an outstanding professional development program.

2021-22 Board of Directors

Graham Blank

Vice President

Ruby Ba

Secretary

Kevin Chen

President

Conny Lin

Vice President

Sonia Tang

Treasurer

Directors

Diana Chan

Van Doren Chan

Kailin Che

Andy Fung

Pearl Hsieh

Henry Liao

Dorothee Xing

Advisors

Eva Lee

Tristin Lee (Attorney)

Kim Leclercq​

Members-at-Large

Grace Ao

Evan Chen

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