Maeda Family Headlining Tonari Gumi’s Christmas Concert

Tak Maeda

• Tak Maeda, music director at the West Vancouver Concert Band, guest conductor at the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble and music director at the West Vancouver Pops Band, and his multi-talented family will be one of the main performers at this year’s Tonari Gumi Christmas Concert on Sunday, November 30th, starting at 3:00 p.m. The location will be the St. Matthias & St. Luke Anglican Church at 680 West 49th Avenue in Vancouver, just 3 minutes west from the Langara & 49th Skytrain station on the Canada Line.

• Also performing will be an adult mixed choral group and a children’s choir from within the Japanese Canadian community singing a medley of Christmas songs. A highlight of the evening will be the chance for everyone to join together with the choirs in singing some traditional Christmas songs and carols.

• Tickets are $20 for adults, $12 for children (3 to 12) and $60 for a family (grandparents, parents, children, grandchildren, up to four). Tickets can be purchased directly from Tonari Gumi at 101-42 West 8th Ave. in Vancouver or on-line at