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PARC Retirement Living Partners with VCM

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November 17th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News

PARC Retirement Living Partners with VCM November 17, 2017 Victoria Conservatory of Music CEO, Jane Butler McGregor today announced an innovative new partnership with PARC Retirement Living.  The Victoria Conservatory of Music Centre for Music Wellness presented by PARC Retirement Living will offer music wellness classes for adults of all ages in our community, with […]

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Giving Tuesday: When Giving Gets Therapeutic

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November 6th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Gallery, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Founded in 2012, GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that happens annually on the Tuesday following the spending frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It also marks the launch of the giving season! In Canada, it’s a time when Canadians, charities and businesses come together to celebrate giving and participate in activities that […]

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Kiwanis Club supports VCM Music Therapy Department

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January 30th, 2017 | VCM News

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis Club of Victoria donates $5,000 to the Music Therapy department to purchase instruments and equipment for our new Music Therapy studio and instruments to our new music therapist working in community residential care facilities. […]

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Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter – November 2016

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November 4th, 2016 | Children's Music, VCM News

Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter PRELUDE The frenzy of September is winding down and we are welcoming it in our daily routine The usage of electronic devices (ED) among children has tripled since 2011. According to research, some children can spend an average of 7 hours daily on combined TV, computer, smartphones and […]

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Early Childhood Music and Music Therapy Newsletter – October 2016

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October 3rd, 2016 | Children's Music, VCM News

The frenzy of September is winding down and we are welcoming it in our daily routine. There is a certain crispness in the air and at this time your children are attending music classes or music therapy sessions. The children are learning and growing, the teachers and therapists are adapting and adding their classes and […]

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Waveband

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March 16th, 2016 | Gallery, VCM News

We are certainly in the middle of an ongoing technological boom and it’s the innovations that truly improve lives and provide great joy that get us most excited.  Our Music Therapy department recently shared their newest device with us and it is awesome. It’s called the ‘Waveband’ and it lets people with a wide range […]

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The Purple Project

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March 1st, 2015 | Around Town, VCM News

Giving Kids a Voice – The Purple Project Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. In Victoria, youth living with epilepsy came together to create […]

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