Families Making Music

Program Outline

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. *Siblings receive a 20% discount on FMM tuition; siblings under 9 months of age as of the first day of class attend free. N.B. Families Making Music classes require a minimum enrollment of 5. If enrollment is insufficient, registrants will be offered and alternate class or a refund. See information on the VCM’s new Westhills location for free sample classes in March, and free Music Story Times through to June 2016.

Classes are offered at both the main Victoria location, and new Westhills location.

Birth - 5 years
Offered Thursdays and Saturdays Downtown
Offered Tuesdays and Thursdays Westhills

Instructors: Andrea Cave DeVries (Victoria); Georgina Craig (Westhills)

Families Making Music sessions feature different themes, including:

  • Music Discovery
  • Music and Creatures
  • Music, Colours, and Numbers
  • Music from Around the World
  • Musical Story Times

Program Details

Downtown Classes
10:15 - 11:00am OR 11:15 - 12:00pm

Music, Colours and Numbers
Thu • Jan 5 - Feb 23 • $126
Sat • Jan 7 - Feb 25 • $126
(no class Feb 11)

Music from Around the World
Thu • Mar 2 - Apr 27 • $126
Sat • Mar 4  - April 29 • $126
(one week break in Mar)

Musical Storytimes
Thu • May 4 - Jun 26 • $126
Sat • May 6 - Jun 24 • $110.25


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Westhills Classes
Birth to 5 years
Tues • 1 - 1:45pm
Thu • 11:15 - 12:30pm

Music, Colours and Numbers
Tues • Jan 3 - Feb 21 • $126
Thu • Jan 5 - Feb 23 • $126


Music from Around the World
Tues • Feb 28 - Apr 25 • $126
Thu • Mar 2 - Apr 29 • $126
(1 week break in Mar)

Musical Storytimes
Tues • May 2 - Jun 20 • $126
Thu • May 6 - Jun 22 • $126

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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Instructors

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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 (…)