Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra (CHICO) offers five concerts a year. The 2019-2020 calendar year has programs in October, December, February, April and June, with Saturday-evening concerts held in Camarillo and Sunday afternoon-performances held in Ventura.

CHICO’s December concert will be joyous, jazzy and fun. Holiday tunes by CHICO and Broadway Juniors, will lead you into the winter season. Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F, performed by CHICO and piano soloist Miriam Arichea. will take you back to a vintage era of fun.

Saturday, December 7, 20197:00 pm at Rancho Campana Performing Arts Center, at 4235 Mar Vista DrCamarillo.

Sunday, December 8, 20193:00 pm, at First United Methodist Church of Ventura, 1338 East Santa Clara Street, Ventura.

CHICO is a non-profit charitable 501(c)(3) organization administered by an 8–member board of directors. Dr. KuanFen Liu is CHICO’s artistic directorCHICO includes more than fifty professional musicians from Ventura County. 



2017 Soloists: Rebecca Beerstein (violin) Peter Glass (piano) Celina Wu & Ashley Wong (clarinets) Angela Marvin (cello)

Channel Islands Chamber Orchestra provides a high quality venue for talented young performers in Ventura County. Next February, seven young players will bring their considerable musical skills to the stage. For audition information CLICK HERE.

CHICO and the Channel Islands Choral Association (CICA) provides an opportunity for vocalists and music students to perform a major choral work with full orchestra.

CHICO also hosts an annual classical music assembly for all of the 4th graders in the Ventura Unified School District.