VCM Alum Feature: Benjamin Butterfield

VCM Alum, Benjamin Butterfield, Robert Holliston
February 26th, 2020 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted February 26, 2020   Acclaimed tenor Benjamin Butterfield has enjoyed a near 30-year career in opera both in Canada and abroad, in a wide-ranging repertoire from Baroque to Contemporary, encompassing opera, concert and recital. Since 2006, while continuing his singing career, Benjamin has been teaching voice to the next generation at the University of […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Nicole Teachman

Nicole Teachman, Spark to Flame
February 21st, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted on February 21, 2020 Meet Nicole Teachman! One of the outstanding student performers at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!     Nicole is a grade 11 student at Oak Bay High school. She began playing the piano at age 6, then proceeded to switch to the cello at the age of […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Deanna Sills and Gina Johnson

Deanna Sills, Spark to Flame student concert
February 19th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted on February 19, 2020 Meet Deanna Sills and Gina Johnson! An incredible vocal duo who will perform at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!     Deanna has a degree in Voice Performance from the University of Victoria where she studied with Susan Young. Over the years, she has performed in the […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Lucy Zhang

Spark to Flame Lucy Zhang
February 13th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted February 13, 2020 Meet Lucy Zhang! One of the outstanding performers at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!     Lucy Zhang has been playing violin for 9 years. She currently studies with Simon MacDonald at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, and previously studied with Allyn Chard and Dougal McLean. She is […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Samuel Li

Spark to Flame, Samuel Li
February 10th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Samuel Li! One of the remarkable student performers at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!   Samuel Li is a grade 9 student at Mount Douglas Secondary School Challenge Program. He began taking piano lessons at the age of 5, and has been studying with Roger Buksa at VCM since 2017. He […]

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Spark to Flame Student Duet Feature: Taya Haldane and McKenna Jennings

Spark to Flame Student Duet Feature: Taya Haldane and McKenna Jennings
February 6th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Taya Haldane and McKenna Jennings! An extraordinary student duet performing at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert! Taya Haldane and McKenna Jennings will perform Mozart Concerto for Flute and Harp (second movement).     Taya Haldane grew up in a small town in northern British Columbia. She plays concerts with her celtic […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Emily Dubois

Spark to Flame Student Showcase, Emily Dubois
February 3rd, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted Feb 3, 2020 Meet Emily Dubois! Our very first (ever) Contemporary student performer at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame Concert!   Emily Dubois is a young musician with no shortage of musical ambition. Born and raised in a musical household in Langbank, Saskatchewan, she fell in love with the fiddle and Canadian […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Vanessa Tian

Spark to Flame Student, Vanessa Tian
January 31st, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Vanessa Tian! One of the extraordinary student performers at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!  Nine-year-old Vanessa Tian begun her piano studies with Ingrid Henderson at the Victoria Conservatory of Music at the age of five. She has been recognized as a promising young musician, winning the Junior Piano Trophy for outstanding […]

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2019 Hilda King Theory Awards

2019 Hilda King Theory Awards
January 20th, 2020 | For the Love of Music

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING VCM THEORY STUDENTS! The Victoria Branch of the BC Registered Music Teachers has awarded the 2019 Hilda King Theory Award to the following VCM students: Nicholas Zhang received the award for the highest mark for RCM Grade 9 Harmony.  Nicholas studied grade 9 Harmony at the 2019 VCM summer academy and […]

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New Faculty in the Music Therapy Department

Music Therapy Kids
January 10th, 2020 | For the Love of Music, VCM News

Welcome to new Faculty joining the Music Therapy Department!   Graylen Howard Music Therapy- Nanaimo (starting February 2020) Graylen Howard is a graduate of the Applied Music Advanced Diploma Program at Mohawk College, and has a Bachelor of Music Therapy and Master of Music Therapy programs from Wilfrid Laurier University. Graylen has extensive clinical experience […]

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