THE VICTORIA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC
“Music brings a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination…and life to everything.” – Attributed to Plato.
We are a community that inspires, nurtures and enriches through excellence in music education, performance, and wellness.
Our Values are our “HOW”: the things we stand for, our culture, and our beliefs. Our Values define how we do things; they guide our decision-making. We strive to ensure that each decision we make reflects at least one of our Values.
– Inclusivity and Accessibility
– Stewardship and Accountability
A non-profit organization founded in 1964, the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) has earned an outstanding reputation of quality in education, performance, and music therapy. As a music school for the whole community, the VCM welcomes students of all ages and musical abilities, and teaches in all musical genres from classical to contemporary and music technology.
Each year, over 4,500 students take part in an extensive array of disciplines through our:
- Conservatory School of Classical Music
- School of Contemporary Music
- School of Music Technology and Creativity
- Postsecondary School in partnership with Camosun College
- and Early Childhood Music, Music Outreach, and Music Therapy programs
Over 110 world-class faculty members teach voice, keyboard, strings, brass, woodwinds, theory, children’s music, and more.
The Victoria Conservatory of Music currently has two beautiful locations.
900 Johnson Street | Victoria, BC V8V 3N4
210 – 1314 Lakepoint Way, Langford
(In the new YM/YWCA Langford Aquatic Complex)
The Victoria Conservatory of Music is a registered Canadian charity (#108172255RR0001)
Looking to connect? Please visit our VCM Contact Page.
Welcome to a Respectful Learning Environment
The Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) is committed to providing a respectful learning environment for employees, staff, students, faculty, volunteers, contractors, and visitors. We recognize the shared responsibility to create a space that is free of harassment including sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying, and violence.
The VCM Anti-Harassment Policy was revised October, 2019.
We stand united against racism and discrimination
At the Victoria Conservatory of Music, we believe that music is a universal language that has the healing power to bring people of the world together in hope, love, equality, compassion and mutual respect.
As a music school for the whole community, we remain committed to providing an inclusive, supportive, and welcoming learning environment. We stand in solidarity against racism and intolerance and embrace the shared responsibility to create a safe space free of any form of discrimination.
The Victoria Conservatory of Music wishes to recognize and acknowledge the Songhees, Esquimalt, W̱ SÁNEĆ and Beecher Bay Nations, on whose traditional territories we are privileged to work, create, and perform.