Alix Goolden Performance Hall – Improved, Repaired, Enhanced

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August 16th, 2017 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

AGPH – Improved, Repaired, Enhanced The Alix Goolden Performance Hall is renowned worldwide for its startling acoustics and unique beauty, largely attributable to the fact that it was built 120 years ago and designed as a church sanctuary. However its age and design also bring a unique set of ongoing maintenance issues and necessary upgrades.  One […]

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One Week to a Calmer Happier You (through singing!)

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July 12th, 2017 | For the Love of Music, VCM News

What happens when you combine 8 days + 6 choirs + 3 award-winning faculty members + 5 centuries of music + a stunning Victoria location? You get a life changing experience through our Summer Academy’s unforgettable week of choral singing at the VCM. Canadian/British singer and VCM faculty member and Summer Academy Artistic Director Kathryn […]

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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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Music Lessons Keep You Sharp

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April 26th, 2017 | For the Love of Music

Those childhood music lessons could pay off decades later, even for those who no longer play an instrument, by keeping the mind sharper as people age, according to a preliminary study published by the American Psychological Association. The study recruited 70 healthy adults age 60 to 83 who were divided into groups based on their […]

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

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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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Happy Holidays from the Victoria Conservatory of Music

December 15th, 2015 | For the Love of Music

Everyone at the Victoria Conservatory of Music would like to wish you and your family a very happy holiday season. We hope you had a very musical 2015. Did you learn a new instrument? Did you dust off a long lost love and reconnect? Music is something that will never leave you and to those that think they’re not musical we would love an opportunity to prove you wrong.

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