The Greater Victoria Concert Band and The Academy Flute Choir with alumni and faculty members in performance to honour the memory of local musician and composer Austin Alan Scott. Admission by donation: proceeds to VCM Austin Scott Flute Scholarship Fund.
Thin Edge New Music Collective (Toronto) and Ensemble Paramirabo (Montreal) team up to perform a dynamic concert program featuring Steve Reich’s Pulitzer prizewinning Double Sextet, Louis Andriessen’s politically charged Worker’s Union, and the World Premiere of Hum a new work for all 12 musicians by Brian Harman (Toronto/Montreal).
The VCM invites you to take advantage of another wonderful opportunity to hear the next generation of great musicians perform live in our beautiful Alix Goolden Performance Hall.
Canada has produced some of the world’s most enduring songwriters and Joel Plaskett is hailed as one of the best. With countless awards to his credit, thousands of tour dates, and numerous recording and producing projects under his belt, Plaskett remains one of the most innovative and prolific artists on the scene today.
Daniel Lapp’s Joy of Life Festival is a glorious escape for your musical senses. Three incredible concerts (May 8, 9 and 10th) each with their own unique flavour will have you and Mom smiling ear to ear all Mother’s Day Weekend.
Sunday Matinee – The JOY OF JAZZ will feature a cast of local and internationally recognized artists lead by special guest, the inimitable, Louise Rose. The Joy of Life Festival is made up of three concerts beginning on Friday night May 8th.
Classical Roots | Contemporary Reach | Extraordinary Future – Like the Conservatory, this concert will be exciting and diverse, a complete musical celebration. It will begin with the world premiere of the VCM commissioned piano quintet by Stephen Brown, Composer in Residence. Artistic Director Daniel Lapp will then take the stage to lead the second half of the evening, featuring a few special surprise musical guests, joined by faculty and students of the new School of Contemporary Music, for an energetic and diverse program of jazz, folk, country, rock, pop and more.