School of Contemporary Music

“The Chwyl Family School of Contemporary Music offers students musical study and performance in popular genres such as Jazz, Blues, R & B, Funk, Gospel, Soul, DJ, Hip Hop,
Rock, Country & Western, Modern Folk and Bluegrass.”

Launched in September 2014, as part of the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s 50th Anniversary Celebration, and through the generous support of former VCM Board Chair Ed Chywl and his family, the VCM’s new Chwyl Family School of Contemporary Music offers students musical study in popular genres such as Jazz, Blues, R & B, Funk, Gospel, Soul, DJ, Hip Hop, Rock, Country & Western, Modern Folk and Bluegrass.

The school’s professional coaches and mentors work together with students in disciplines such as acoustic and electric guitar, electric bass, fiddle, mandolin, keyboards and synthesizers, drums and percussion, DJ, recording and production, vocals, band-building, and stage presence.

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