Music Programs

Musical Storytime

Clap your hands, sing along, and get lost in a book! Using a variety of instruments and plenty of movement, these fun and participatory drop-in sessions are designed to accompany popular picture books with age-appropriate songs and activities.

Infant - 5 years
First and Third Tuesday of every month
1:50-2:30pm | Westhills
$5 for families with up to 2 children
To Register, please call the VCM-Westhills office at 778-265-5355

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Georgina Craig

Georgina Craig graduated from Christ Church University in Canterbury, England; undertook postgraduate vocal studies at Trinity College of Music in London, teacher training at Reading University and Orff training in Calgary. She brings to the VCM a wealth of experience working with students of all ages both in a class setting and on a one to one basis. In addition to her community outreach work at the VCM, Georgina is the conductor for the Concerto group of Viva Youth Voices. Georgina enjoys performing music of all genres and is a member of Ensemble Laude here in Victoria. She also sings (…)


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Families Making Music

Birth - 5 years A fun music program for the whole family! Sing, dance, try new instruments and play fun musical games. Bring the whole brood for an interactive program at a great family rate. Classes are offered at both the main Victoria location, and new Westhills location. *Siblings receive a 20% discount on FMM tuition; siblings under […]

DOWNTOWN

Music Discovery
Tue • Sep 12 - Nov 7 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Thu • Sep 14 - Nov 9 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Sat • Sep 16 - Nov 4 • 10:15 - 11:00am OR 11:15am - 12:00pm • $110.25

Music, Winter, and Weather
Tue • Nov 14 - Jan 23 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Thu • Nov 16 - Jan 25 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Sat • Nov 18 - Jan 27 • 10:15 - 11:00am OR 11:15am - 12:00pm • $126

Music, Animals, and Creatures
Tue • Jan 30 - Apr 10 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Thu • Feb 1 - Apr 12 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Sat • Feb 3 - Apr 14 • 10:15 - 11:00am OR 11:15am - 12:00pm • $126

Music from Around the World
Tue • Apr 17 - Jun 12 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Thu • Apr 19 - Jun 14 • 10:15 - 11:00am • $141.75
Sat • Apr 21 - Jun 16 • 10:15 - 11:00am OR 11:15am - 12:00pm • $141.75

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WESTHILLS

Music Discovery
Thu • Sep 14 - Nov 9 • 11:25am - 12:10pm • $141.75

Music, Winter, and Weather
Thu • Nov 16 - Jan 25 • 11:25am - 12:10pm • $141.75

Music, Animals, and Creatures
Thu • Feb 1 - Apr 12 • 11:25am - 12:10pm • $141.75

Music from Around the World
Thu • Apr 19 - Jun 14 • 11:25am - 12:10pm • $141.75

Note: Families Making Music classes require a minimum enrolment of 5. If enrolment is insufficient, registrants will be offered an alternate class or a refund

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Andrea Cave

Andrea Cave has always enjoyed interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds. Her interest in psychology, wellness, and music led her to pursue training in the field of music therapy. Andrea studied at Camosun College before transferring to Capilano University where she completed an Honours Bachelor of Music Therapy degree in September 2013. During practicum placements, Andrea worked with cancer patients, geriatrics with dementia, and children with various special needs. Her internship at the VCM, under Dr. Johanne Brodeur, included work on-site and within the community. Andrea continues to provide supportive music therapy for children with autism, developmental, physical, (…)


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Georgina Craig

Georgina Craig graduated from Christ Church University in Canterbury, England; undertook postgraduate vocal studies at Trinity College of Music in London, teacher training at Reading University and Orff training in Calgary. She brings to the VCM a wealth of experience working with students of all ages both in a class setting and on a one to one basis. In addition to her community outreach work at the VCM, Georgina is the conductor for the Concerto group of Viva Youth Voices. Georgina enjoys performing music of all genres and is a member of Ensemble Laude here in Victoria. She also sings (…)


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Nicole Payie

Nicole has played classical guitar from the age of seven when she started lesson at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. After completing the VCM/Camosun Diploma in Music, majoring in Classical Guitar Performance, she pursued a Bachelor of Music at the University of Victoria and afterwards a Master’s in Music Performance at the University of Ottawa. Nicole has taught private students of all ages and abilities and enjoys helping students find their own music voice. Nicole is excited to join the faculty in the Department of Early Childhood Music, teaching classes out in the Greater Victoria community, and looks forward to […]


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The Orff Music Program – Birth to 9 years

Offered on Tues, Wed, and Fri downtown, and now also on Thursdays at our Westhills location! Involve your children in a creative, multi-sensory experience! Orff music education is conceptual, child-centered, and non-competitive. Classes embrace all facets of music education, including music literacy, in an atmosphere of fun, joy, and discovery.

Session 1: Sep 13/14/15 - Nov 29/30/Dec 1
Session 2: Dec 6/7/8 - Mar 7/8/9
Session 3: Mar 14/15/16 - Jun 13/14/15

DOWNTOWN
Birth - 18 months
Wed • 9:30 - 10:00am • $126/session
Fri • 9:30 - 10:00am • $126/$115.50/session

1.5 - 3 years
Wed • 10:05 - 10:45am • $167.88/session
Fri • 10:05 - 10:45am • $167.88/$154/session

3+ years
Wed • 10:50 - 11:35am • $194/session
Fri • 10:50 - 11:35am • $194/session

4+ years
Thu • 3:45 - 4:30pm • $194/session

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WESTHILLS
Birth - 18 months
Thu • 9:15 - 9:45pm • $126/session

1.5 - 3 years
Thu • 9:50 - 10:30pm • $167.88/session

3+ years
Thu • 10:35 - 11:20pm • $194/session

If you are interested in the Orff program but 
cannot attend at the scheduled times, please 
contact us. Extra sections may be added based 
on demand.

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Georgina Craig

Georgina Craig graduated from Christ Church University in Canterbury, England; undertook postgraduate vocal studies at Trinity College of Music in London, teacher training at Reading University and Orff training in Calgary. She brings to the VCM a wealth of experience working with students of all ages both in a class setting and on a one to one basis. In addition to her community outreach work at the VCM, Georgina is the conductor for the Concerto group of Viva Youth Voices. Georgina enjoys performing music of all genres and is a member of Ensemble Laude here in Victoria. She also sings (…)


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