CHAMBER MUSICIANS OF KAMLOOPS
The Chamber Musicians of Kamloops is dedicated to becoming a leading organization that enriches the cultural lives of members, residents and visitors in Kamloops and the Thompson-Okanagan region of British Columbia by increasing the enjoyment and appreciation of chamber music.
Chamber Musicians of Kamloops is a well-known, respected non-profit organization enjoying a diversity of board members and performers, financial security, and many faithful concertgoers who have a rich interest, understanding and appreciation of chamber music.
Concerts are of high musical caliber
-Respect and collaboration
-Support local musicians from the Thompson-Okanagan area of BC
Diversity and Variety
CMK supports and promotes diversity and variety in all we do
-Variety of music styles and composers
-Variety of professional, amateur and student performers
-Variety of musical instruments and voices
-Variety of venues and concert formats
-Diversity of board members and volunteers
-Diversity of audiences including students, seniors, and families
Connection and Inspiration
CMK Concerts provide deepening connection and meaning to the lives of concertgoers and performers
-Intimate and personal concert experiences that connect with a variety of audiences
-Meaningful connection to the local and broader communities
-Inspiring music performances
-Deeply satisfying and rewarding performer experiences
STRATEGIC GOAL AREAS
- Audience Growth
Goal: CMK will have an increasing number of concertgoers attending concerts.
-Concert ticket prices continue to be affordable.
-CMK will be widely known through branding and media.
-CMK will reach out to the community to earn respect and awareness and to promote concerts.
-CMK will be recognized as a valued contributor to the cultural scene in the Thompson-Okanagan region.
-CMK will continue to provide both in-person and online concert experiences.
-Concerts will include educational components or concert/lecture formats.
-Concert programs will be offered for a diversity of audiences (i.e. students, seniors, other).
- Financial Security and Sustainability
Goal: CMK will have adequate and increasing funding through regular and consistent donations, sponsorships, and grants in addition to ticket revenues.
-CMK will have funding through a variety of sources.
-CMK will strive to provide commensurate remuneration to musicians for their performances.
-CMK will have an adequate and growing base of volunteers for maintaining financial sustainability.
-CMK will develop and maintain an operational needs plan to guide grant applications and future projects based on the strategic plan.
- Board Diversity
Goal: The CMK board will be made up of members with diverse expertise who desire to work together to achieve the goals of the organization.
-CMK will have a diverse board membership.
-CMK will ensure representational balance of performing musicians and music lovers on the board of directors.
-CMK will ensure that board roles are clearly defined and duties are delegated.
- Quality Production
Goal: CMK strives to produce concerts of high production quality.
-CMK will identify and solve production challenges including lighting, sound, and instruments.
-CMK will secure equipment and venues that offer the highest quality concert experience possible.
-CMK will evaluate each concert production with performers and concertgoers.
-CMK will ensure that high musical quality of the concert production is maintained.