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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George Essihos remembered as piano mentor

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April 4th, 2017 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Jazz pianist and teacher George Essihos.   Photograph By Submitted George Essihos blazed a singular path through the Victoria jazz community during nearly 60 years of maverick teaching and performance, which earned the celebrated pianist a reputation as one of the best in the business on both fronts. Essihos died Wednesday at Victoria General Hospital, from […]

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Flute Masterclass with Susan Hoeppner October 15 2016

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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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VCM Alum Kelsey Wheatley is Double Medal Winner

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July 4th, 2016 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Double-medal winning Kelsey Wheatley There are many exciting and successful paths our Post Secondary students can follow and we enjoy sharing in their individual journeys and achievements. Recently one of our very talented alum Kelsey Wheatley accomplished something very rare and that was winning both the Victoria Medal, which is awarded to the student with […]

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