Management and Staff

Phone: Downtown 250.386.5311 | Westhills 778.265.5355

Chief Executive Officer
Chris Kask (Acting for Sep 2022)

Dean, Chief Artistic and Academic Officer
Stephen Green

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Chris Kask

Chief Facilities Officer
Martin Borg, cell 250.920.8160

Director of Development
Terri Myhr

Director of Marketing
Tereza Anderson
@theVCM       /theVCM

Manager, Venues & Bookings 
Melody Benbow, 250.419.4315

Alexia Melnychuk

Phone: Downtown 250.386.5311 | Westhills 778.265.5355

Executive Assistant and Assistant to the Registrar

Kelsey Gilker

Reception and Registration
[email protected]

Natasa Cecez-Sekulic

Nancy Curry
Avy Erzinger
Sandra Espinola


Development Officer, Special Events & Sponsorship
Joan Milley

Development Coordinator
Steve Barker


Facilities Booking Coordinator, Administrative Assistant, and Coordinator of Volunteer Services

Building Maintenance
JayR Biggley

Maintenance Manager
Bruce Craigie

Facilities Coordinator
Jason Stuart

Building Security Supervisor and Custodian
Todd Smith

Custodial Staff: 250.812.6134
Kevin Burt


Venues Coordinator

Sophia Keiferle


Head Librarian
Robin Belcher

Accounting Assistants

Monique Ploegmakers, Accounts Payable and Payroll

Heather Lee, Accounts Receivable

Marketing Coordinator / Website Maintenance

Erin Fraser

To submit a Change of Address or Other Information, please contact:
[email protected]

If you have found any of our Victoria Conservatory of Music contact information inaccurate please email Website Maintenance and we will correct it immediately.

Phone: 250.386.5311 Ext. 3380

Office of the Dean

Stephen Green (Dean, Chief Artistic & Academic Officer)

Micki Stirling (Animateur, Office of the Dean, and Program Manager, Young Artists Collegium)

Artistic Directorate Committee

Stephen Green, Dean (Chair) and Jane Butler McGregor, CEO

The Ann & George Nation Conservatory School of Classical Music

Keyboard Faculty 
Robert Holliston (Dept. Head)

Voice Faculty (including Opera Studio)
TBA (Temporary Dept Chair: Dean)

String Faculty
Simon MacDonald (Dept. Head)

Winds & Brass Faculty
Emily Nagelbach (Dept. Head)

Young Artists Collegium
Simon MacDonald (Artistic Director)

The Chwyl Family School of Contemporary Music

Daniel Lapp (Artistic Director)

School of Music Technology and Creativity (including the VCM Music Technology Lab)

Daniel Brandes (Artistic Director)

Crystal Wiksyk (Classical Theory Program Coordinator)

Department of Postsecondary Studies

David Visentin (Director)
(Chair of Music Dept, Camosun College, School of Arts and Science)

Dr. Alexander Richards (Student Information and Program Assistant)

Department of Early Childhood Music

Dr. Johanne Brodeur (Dept. Head)

Department of Music Therapy

Dr. Johanne Brodeur (Dept. Head)