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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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Superb Winds & Brass Masterclass

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December 2nd, 2016 | VCM News

The Winds & Brass Department presented a superb masterclass on Wednesday, November 23rd as part of the VCM’s Canada Music Week celebrations.  Students from across our department performed works by Canadian composers Violet Archer, Robert Fleming, Diane Berry, Kathryn Cernauskas, and Jacques Hétu. We were thrilled to have Dr. Mary Byrne lead this masterclass.  Mary […]

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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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