Camilo Aybar: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Camilo Aybar: Spark to Flame Student Feature
February 1st, 2023 | VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Published February 1, 2023     Meet Camilo Aybar!  One of the student soloists at the 2023 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Camilo Aybar began studying clarinet at the Victoria Conservatory of Music in January 2018 under Dr. Jack Edwards’ instruction, after picking up the instrument in middle school band because of encouragement from the band […]

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2023 Spark to Flame Student Performers Announced

2023 Spark to Flame Student Performers Announced
December 15th, 2022 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published December 15, 2022 We’re excited to announce the 2023 Spark to Flame student performers! Congratulations to the following students who have been selected through two rounds of auditions to perform at this special event: • Vivian Ye (piano) • Channing Mar (clarinet) • Camilo Aybar (clarinet) • Walter Rees (violin) • Joanne Jiang (cello) […]

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BC Fiddle Orchestra win CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge

BC Fiddle Orchestra win CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge
December 14th, 2022 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published December 14, 2022 Congratulations to the B.C. Fiddle Orchestra! They are the winner of the Community School category of the CBC Music Canadian Music Class Challenge! As the winner of this category, they have won $1,000 in new musical instruments and a plaque. Judge’s comments “There is so much joy on the faces of these […]

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Friday Faculty Feature! Kelly Nordstrom

Friday Faculty Feature! Kelly Nordstrom
December 9th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News

Published December 9, 2022 Friday Faculty Feature! Kelly Nordstrom   Genre: Alternatie/Indie, Jazz,Swing & Blues, Metal, New Age, Punk, Rock Discipline: Electric Bass, Electric Guitar Programs: Combos & Band Mentorship Program, Diploma in Music Performance, Rock Band (Teen/Youth and Adult) Kelly Nordstrom’s unique and personal approach to music education has a reputation for endearing and […]

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2022 German Lieder Competition Results

2022 German Lieder Competition Results
December 1st, 2022 | VCM Student/Alumni News

Published December 1, 2022 Congratulations to all students who participated in the German Lieder Competition on Wednesday, November 30! Our adjudicators, Anna Grimm and Benjamin Butterfield, enjoyed hearing your performances and are pleased with the work that students are doing here at the Conservatory. The results from our adjudicators are as follows: Junior Division: 1st Place – Eleonora Yeranyan […]

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Postsecondary Student brings her newborn baby to group classes

Postsecondary Student brings her newborn baby to group classes
November 9th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published November 9, 2022 After already learning to play the cello to an intermediate level, Juhui started taking beginner violin lessons at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Although her natural inclination was to stick with a string instrument, she had also sung her whole life and decided to make the leap to Classical Voice for […]

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16th annual Long & McQuade Music Therapy Fundraiser

16th annual Long & McQuade Music Therapy Fundraiser
November 2nd, 2022 | Around Town, VCM News

Published November 2, 2022 We’re grateful to be chosen as the Victoria/Nanaimo recipient of the Long & McQuade 16th annual Music Therapy Fundraising Drive. The fundraiser benefits music therapy and music- focused activities at children’s hospitals, facilities, and programs across the country, including the VCM Music Therapy department. From now until December 31st, make a […]

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2022 English Song Competition Results

2022 English Song Competition Results
October 31st, 2022 | VCM Student/Alumni News

Published October 31, 2022 Congratulations to all students who participated in the English Song Competition this year! Our adjudicators, Sarah Fryer and Timothy Vernon, thoroughly enjoyed the engaging and musical performances and appreciated all the work that each student put into their preparation. The results from our adjudicators are as follows: Junior Division: 1st Place – Denisa Vandekerkhove from the […]

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