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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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Wow…what a Birthday!

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October 21st, 2015 | VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Last Sunday afternoon 416 family, friends and music fans filled our Alix Goolden Performance Hall to hear some incredible playing and celebrate the 60th birthday of Robert Holliston. Known as Victoria’s Musical Treasure Robert more than lived up to that name with his ability to connect with his audience, engage with every word, gesture and most certainly every note played.

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