You are invited to hear the Cygnus Trio. Ben and Jonathan Stuchbery and Jasper Meiklejohn will perform works from baroque to jazz classics including Telemann, Kreutzer, Dowland, Paganini, Angerer, Ibert and Shearing & Forster as well as a trio by a Summerland composer, Anita Perry written for them.

The Stuchbery family lived in Squamish from 2002 to 2009.  Ben and Jonathan attended local schools and Tracy was Howe Sound Performing Arts Co-Chair for 3 years. 

Click here
to read the bios of the Cygnus Trio


Sunday June 23
1:00pm - Reception/desserts
1:30pm - Concert


St. John's Anglican Church, 1930 Diamond Rd, Squamish


Admission is by donation.
"Goin' Home" features the music of BC artists including local musician, Joanna Schwarz, former resident Dave Baker, Stompin' Tom Connors, Diane Loomer and Larry Nickel - just to name a few. Produced by Howe Sound Performing Arts Association.


Saturday May 25 at 7:30pm


St. John the Divine Anglican Church
1930 Diamond Rd, Squamish


Adults: $15 | Seniors: $10 | Students: Free
Available at Billie's Flower House and at the door

Tantalus Chamber Players

Please join us for coffee (provided by Galileo Coffee) and a light program of Baroque & Classical favourites: Bach, Haydn, Handel and more with local performers: Kevin Olafsson (cello), Kris Miles (flute), Barb Cooke (violin), & Helena Neudorf (piano).


Saturday, May 4th at 3pm
Squamish Academy of Music - 38121 2nd Ave, Squamish
Admission by donation
All proceeds to Access Music Education Fund

HSPAA would like to invite you to two great singing events in Squamish this Saturday April 13th!

Pirates of Penzance

Join North Shore Light Opera Society and Howe Sound Performing Arts Association at Squamish Academy of Music for a preview performance of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance". This performance of selections from the full production features Squamish's own Kayla Matzen, Lyndon Jhuty, Tiera Andreef and Sam Sherlock along with other members of the North Shore LIght Opera cast. This short concert is perfect for the whole family.


Saturday April 13, 3:00pm
Squamish Academy of Music
38121 Second Avenue, Squamish.
Admission by donation

Earth, Sea and Sky

Join St. John's Anglican Church for an inspiring, uplifting choral celebration of the Earth, Sea and Sky, with special guests, readers and singers joining in with the national award winning Cathedral Choir from Vancouver. All welcome.


Saturday April 13, 7:00pm
St. John's The Divine Anglican Church
1930 Diamond Head Road, Squamish.
$15 tickets available online, at St John’s: 604 898 5100, or at the door.

Coffee Concert - Spring Series 

Join us at Squamish Academy of Music the first Saturday of every month for live 30 minute concerts and complimentary coffee in support of Access Music Education!

Calendar of Events

Saturday April 6th, 3pm:
Jocelyn Pettit
West coast fiddler, stepdancer, singer and composer

Saturday May 4th, 3pm:
Tantalus Chamber Players
Instrumental classical chamber music

Saturday June 1st, 3pm:
Kirsten Price
Musical Theatre Favourites


Admission by donation to Access Music Education
Complimentary coffee provided


Squamish Academy of Music
38121 Second Avenue, Downtown Squamish


Sun. Feb. 3, 2013
Piano Concert: 6 PM
Doors Open at 5 PM
Preferred Seating for HSPAA Members


SAM Squamish Academy of  Music
38121 2nd Ave, Downtown Squamish


Adults/Seniors: $20
Sudents: $10

Tickets are available at Squamish Academy of Music in Squamish during office hours (M/W/Sat)


In 2001 during the inception of  Howe Sound Music Festival,  Madeline,  along with her parents, was given the opportunity to visit Squamish.  Her parents are Ed & Millie Hildebrand who back in 2001 were the  Piano, Choral, Vocal & Band adjudicators.  February 2012, eleven years later Hildebrand was invited up to Squamish to perform, just one month before her MASTERS Jury Recital.  She wowed Squamish!   Hildebrand's achievements continue.  Join us Sunday Feb. 3rd at 6 pm for another exciting program by Hildebrand.  HSPAA is delighted to have her back to Squamish to perform during their 20th Season.

Click here for Madeline's Biography
Click here to read the article in The Squamish Chief from February 17, 2012


Sunday January 20, 2013 at 2pm


St. John the Divine Anglican Church, 1930 Diamond Rd.


By Donation.  Proceeds go to *Howe Sound Music Festival.


Local performers join together to present, Inspiration, a concert benefiting the *Howe Sound Music Festival.  This hour-long recital provides an engaging variety of music from music teachers and past HSMFestival success stories.  Children, students, and music lovers of all ages are sure to enjoy the vocal and piano selections spanning classical, musical theatre and jazz genres.

*Now in its 12th year, the Howe Sound Music Festival is produced by the Howe Sound Performing Arts Association.  The adjudicated music festival is open to residents in the Howe Sound Corridor. This year’s festival will take place April 15-21, 2013.  For more information, check out or call Executive Director, Veronica McPhee at 604-892-7819

HSPAA presents SPIRIT of SQUAMISH with talented youth actors, dancers and musicians. This fundraiser supports AME which in turns supports youth financially in all areas of the performing arts. This event is always a crowd pleaser!


Friday November 2, 2012 at 7pm


Eagle Eye Theatre


By Donation. Proceeds go to AME.
The glow of Pro'ject Sound lingers. Co-produced by Howe Sound Performing Arts Association and the Squamish Valley Photo Club as the opening event of HSPAA's 20th season,  Pro'ject Sound melded music and images for an exciting new experience. 
The Squamish Valley Photo Club has extended the Art Show during the month of October at SAM - the Squamish Academy of Music. 
You are invited to the reception and tea at SAM from 1 - 3pm on Saturday, September 29
The Gallery at SAM will be open to the public every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday AND Saturday
from 12:30 to 5:30 pm.
Please join us for a concert to celebrate our 20th season!
Co-produced by HSPAA and Squamish Valley Photo Club, pianist Sarah Hagen presents PROJECT SOUND - An adventure in music and photography.
You are also invited to a Soiree and Art Show following the concert.


Saturday, September 22, 2012
Piano Concert: 8 PM


St. John The Divine Anglican Church


Adults: $25
Seniors: $20
Students/Children: Free with a Ticket

Thank you to our sponsors!

A non-profit society that fosters the Arts cannot exist without its members, volunteers and sponsors. Here is a list of our current sponsors, to whom we are extremely grateful:

St. John the Divine Anglican Church, Squamish, BC

Nesters Market, Squamish
Meadowbrook Suite, Squamish
Peter Gomes
Piano Technician

Squamish Breakfast Club

Squamish Arts Council Dana-Marie Battaglia
Don't DIY Websites
SFM Consulting SFM Consulting



The Howe Sound Performing Arts Association has been assisting and developing performing arts activities in the community since 1993.

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