Superb Winds & Brass Masterclass

Superb Winds & Brass Masterclass
December 2nd, 2016 | VCM News

The Winds & Brass Department presented a superb masterclass on Wednesday, November 23rd as part of the VCM’s Canada Music Week celebrations.  Students from across our department performed works by Canadian composers Violet Archer, Robert Fleming, Diane Berry, Kathryn Cernauskas, and Jacques Hétu. We were thrilled to have Dr. Mary Byrne lead this masterclass.  Mary […]

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Fiddle in the holidays with Daniel Lapp and special guests!

Fiddle in the holidays with Daniel Lapp and special guests!
November 30th, 2016 | VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Fiddle in the holidays with Daniel Lapp and special guests! Victoria—The Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) is proud to present Daniel Lapp’s annual Home for Christmas concert for its thirteenth year. The famed fiddler & trumpeter, along with Canadian jazz and blues singer Maureen Washington and many other guests, return to Alix Goolden Performance Hall […]

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Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter – November 2016

Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter - November 2016
November 4th, 2016 | Children's Music, VCM News

Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter PRELUDE The frenzy of September is winding down and we are welcoming it in our daily routine The usage of electronic devices (ED) among children has tripled since 2011. According to research, some children can spend an average of 7 hours daily on combined TV, computer, smartphones and […]

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Flute Masterclass with Susan Hoeppner October 15 2016

Flute Masterclass with Susan Hoeppner October 15 2016
October 23rd, 2016 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

On Saturday, October 15th, we were delighted to welcome back international flute soloist Susan Hoeppner for a flute masterclass featuring VCM students Hyein Ji, Thomas Law, Thomas Bauer and Tina Webber.  We were treated to wonderful performances of Sonata for flute and piano by Taktakishvili, Concerto in G Major by Mozart, Concerto for flute (violin) by Khachaturian, and Sixième solo […]

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Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter – October 2016

Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter - October 2016
October 3rd, 2016 | Children's Music, VCM News

The frenzy of September is winding down and we are welcoming it in our daily routine. There is a certain crispness in the air and at this time your children are attending music classes or music therapy sessions. The children are learning and growing, the teachers and therapists are adapting and adding their classes and […]

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Canadian music library to open in Victoria BC

Canadian music library to open in Victoria BC
August 11th, 2016 | VCM News

Largest Canadian Music Library comes to Victoria Article on Times Colonist by Mike Devlin A branch of the largest Canadian music library in the world will give Victoria teachers, students and performers open access to the music of Canadian composers through a new initiative at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. The arrival of the Victoria Creative Hub is a […]

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Music in Early Childhood: Best Apps for Listening to Children’s Music

Music in Early Childhood: Best Apps for Listening to Children’s Music
July 15th, 2016 | Children's Music, For the Love of Music

Best Apps for Listening to Children’s Music Guest Post by: Cassie of Culture Coverage Music at an early age is a wonderful tool to help aid development. Not only does it improve mental and emotional health, but it has also been linked to academic achievement and logic skills later in life. It’s never too early […]

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