NOCCA Celebrates Its Diamond Year

By Kristin Froneman – Vernon Morning Star Published: October 13, 2013 As a child, Brenda Dewonck would be tucked in her bed upstairs, when suddenly the music from her parents’ living room would wake her from a light slumber. Sometimes she wouldn’t sleep at all, lying there raptured by an arpeggio on the piano or…

NOCCA Celebrates it's Diamnond Jubilee in 2013

Celebrating 60 Years!

IT’S OUR BIRTHDAY!!! We’re celebrating 60 YEARS of wonderful Community Concert Music in Vernon with this year’s theme – “BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND” When Community Concerts debuted in Vernon in 1953, regular classical music concerts were new and exciting – but people sat on gymnasium bleachers or folding chairs on the high school basketball floor.…