In the Footsteps of Johann Sebastian Bach

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December 20th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM Fundraisers

Some musicians embrace the rigours of touring; others are rather more homebodies.  This isn’t to say the close-to-home musicians lack ambition or doubt their spheres of influence; they don’t indulge self-deprecation or remove themselves from the world. No, for the most part, if we are still talking about them, they were good, even exceptional as […]

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Giving Tuesday: Thank you!

December 8th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News

Donors tripled their impact on Giving Tuesday – and WOW, what an impact! The tremendous response from our community for our Giving Tuesday campaign in support of Music Therapy yielded a remarkable $13,645!!! Adding in the matching dollars totals the amount raised to an astounding $23,645 to enhance the lives of infants, children, youth, adults and […]

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PARC Retirement Living Partners with VCM

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November 17th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News

PARC Retirement Living Partners with VCM November 17, 2017 Victoria Conservatory of Music CEO, Jane Butler McGregor today announced an innovative new partnership with PARC Retirement Living.  The Victoria Conservatory of Music Centre for Music Wellness presented by PARC Retirement Living will offer music wellness classes for adults of all ages in our community, with […]

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Giving Tuesday: When Giving Gets Therapeutic

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November 6th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Gallery, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Founded in 2012, GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that happens annually on the Tuesday following the spending frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It also marks the launch of the giving season! In Canada, it’s a time when Canadians, charities and businesses come together to celebrate giving and participate in activities that […]

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Victoria Part of Children’s Music Journey

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July 10th, 2017 | Around Town, Children's Music, VCM News

The Children’s Music Journey is one of the newest and most innovative approaches to learning music currently in use by over 80,000 participants world-wide, including six elementary schools in the Greater Victoria area through the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Award-winning computer software flips the traditional approach to learning music and puts the student in the […]

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Outstanding Planter Contest – Winner!

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May 26th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News

Voters had a big decision to make and the votes were close, but in the end the Most Outstanding Planter Contest winner rolled to a clear victory. Congratulations to Thrifty Foods at Royal Oak, whose ingenious shopping cart planter swept the competition, and helped raise $1,200 for the VCM during this year’s Mother’s Day Musical […]

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Conservatory of Music embraced on West Shore

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January 5th, 2017 | Around Town, VCM News

by  Kristi Hoffman – Goldstream News Gazette West Shore posted Dec 20, 2016 at 5:00 PM Many West Shore residents have enjoyed improved access to the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s comprehensive programming since its official opening in May. The unveiling of the conservatory’s first satellite location, at the Westhills YMCA-YWCA complex in Langford, followed the institution’s […]

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