EMSI uses the Box Office of the Royal and McPherson Theatres Society to accept donations and administer the sales of concert tickets (single or subscription) and memberships.
Visit them at :
McPherson Box Office (RMTS)
#3 Centennial Square, Victoria BC V8W 1P5
250- 386-6121 / Toll free 1-888-717-6121
The Support EMSI and Members pages contain information on donations and becoming a part of the EMSI circle.
Use one convenient order form for single tickets, subscriptions, memberships, and donations. Your contact / donor information remains confidential. Download the order form.
Tax receipts for donations over $10 issued quarterly by EMSI.
Your single ticket price includes an RMTS Box Office fee of $3.50
Your subscription ticket price includes an RMTS Box Office fee of $1.50
- Student rush tickets at door with student ID
$8 main series $10 special events
- One youth (under 18) admitted free per regular ticket holder
(main series concerts only, space permitting)
- Discounts for groups of 10 or more; email EMSI to arrange
- Doors open at 6:45 pm (1:45 pm for matinee)
- Pre-concert talk at 7:10 pm (2:10 pm for matinee)
Regular $30 Senior $20 Student $10 Family $50 (2 adults)
- Pacific Baroque Festival, Victoria Philharmonic Choir savings
- discount on Early Music America magazine
- preferred pricing for CDs sold at EMSI concerts
- free music-related ads in concert programmes
- a voice in running the society with your vote at the
Annual General Meeting
(Memberships not eligible for tax receipts)
Alternate Ticket Outlets
Tickets may be purchased at:
- Ivy’s Bookshop 2188 Oak Bay Ave.
- Munro’s Books 1108 Government St.
- Long & McQuade 756 Hillside Ave.
- the door 1 hour 45 minutes before concert start
(for that performance only)
How to Purchase Tickets and Memberships
There are several methods for concert ticket/membership purchase; most incur NO service charge (s/c):
- in person at a concert on performance night (single tickets only, cash or cheq, no s/c)
- at our alternate retail partners above (single tickets only, cash or cheq, no s/c, 3 weeks in advance)
- in person at RMTS Box Office #3 Centennial Sq. Victoria BC (cash/cheq/cred card, no s/c)
- by mailing an order form to RMTS Box Office #3 Centennial Sq. Victoria BC V8W 1P5 (cheq/cred card, no s/c)
- by phone to RMTS Box Office 250-386-6121 /toll-free 1-888-717-6121 (cred card, $2.00/ticket s/c)
- by faxing an order form to RMTS Box Office at 250-361-0805 (no s/c)
- online at McPherson (RMTS) Box Office website (single tickets only, cred card, $3/order s/c)
Single ticket/subscription orders are available for pickup at RMTS prior to 3:00 pm on day of the concert, and at the door before the concert.
Service charge of $3.00 for mail-out option of single ticket orders (no charge for subscribers/members). Allow 2 weeks for delivery.