Music by the Sea 2019 July 20 to 28

Abbey Road in Concert January 31 2019Back by Popular Demand

Abbey Road in Concert

Victoria International Marina   |  January 31, 2019

Tickets $40 | Students $20
available online or call 1-888-842-7575

Sgt. Pepper's in concert February 1 2019New! Join us for an Iconic Night

Sgt. Pepper’s in Concert

Victoria International Marina  |  February 1, 2019

Tickets $40 | Students $20
available online or call 1-888-842-7575

Music by the Sea’s

2019 Annual Gala Supper, Concert, and Silent Auction

June 13th, 6:30pm at The Union Club

This annual event is always raved about after the fact and so this year make sure you do not miss it! It is a great four-course sit-down dinner which presents concerts in between courses, both classical and jazz, by artists that are among the world’s best. And there is, of course, a silent auction!

This year’s event will take place in the Union Club’s newly restored Centennial Ballroom

and will feature concerts by

The Emily Carr String Quartet


John Stetch, solo piano

Tickets are available at 250-888-7772

Set this date aside to join us for a great evening!!

Ticket price is $195 and a table of eight is available as a single purchase for $1,450.00

Music by the Sea is entering its 14th season and produces an annual Fellowship Artist Mentorship Programme and Festival. Our Mentorship programme is growing and boasts seven years of alumni throughout the world, many of whom have taken up leading positions in orchestras throughout Canada. These events at the Union Club help us to continue this work. I do hope you can join us.

We are experiencing technical difficulties with our online box office.

Please call 250-888-7772 to purchase tickets.

Thank you Tom Lee Music
and Long & McQuade

Tom Lee Music has consistently provided the best piano possible for our music events in Victoria.  And Long & McQuade has supported our festival with all our equipment needs since we started in 2007!  MANY thanks to both great companies! We salute you for your commitment to the arts in our community and support of Music by the Sea!

Tom Lee Music

A True West Coast Adventure

tour group experiencing the traditional first nations village of KiixinExplore Kiix̣in

The traditional village of the Huu-ay-aht people

Check back in 2019 for more information.

Click Here to learn more
email or call 250-735-3432.

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Thank you to our sponsors for their ongoing support

Music by the Sea wouldn’t be possible without our sponsors.

Click here to learn more about the organizations who’s generosity make this wonderful festival a reality.

Each Concert Features a Wide Range Of World-Class Performances

Classical and contemporary solo and chamber music, sophisticated jazz and alternative music—each concert features an unique and diverse selection. Superb acoustics and the spectacular backdrop of Vancouver Island’s mystic, bold Pacific make this truly the most inspiring venue anywhere in the Pacific Northwest—an intimate musical experience in a breathtaking setting!


From C to C to C

Learn more about the Great Canadian Horn Project!

Watch the video
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Video by Cedarwood Productions


Performing Artists

Check out the talented artists who have performed at Music by the Sea.

Bamfield performance in the evening

MBTS 2019 Tickets!

Mark your calendars and get your tickets for MBTS 2019, July 20–28!

Ocean view in Bamfield

Travel to Bamfield BC

Plan your adventure to Music by the Sea 2019!

Music by the Sea

Amazing Artists

Get to know the 2019 Company! Click here to learn about the artists we’re excited to welcome to Bamfield this season.


Music by the Sea Residency Programme

Read about Chris Donnelly’s experience at his MBTS residency.

Rix Venue Music by the Sea

Concert Schedule 2019

Take a look at the 2019 concert schedule, happening July 20–28