Max Francis: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Max Francis Spark to Flame Student Showcase
March 7th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published March 7, 2022   Meet Max Francis! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Max Francis is a 10-year old homeschooled student who is equally at home playing fiddle tunes and classical repertoire. He has won numerous national and international fiddle contests and was recently featured in the Canadian Grand […]

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Elana Lin: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Elana Lin Spark to Flame
March 2nd, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published March 2, 2022 Meet Elana Lin! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Elana started playing violin at the age of 7 and is in Grade 10 at Mount Doug Secondary School. She is in her second year of studying with Simon MacDonald and have previously worked with Tatiana Kostour and […]

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Tasmin Carlow-Ujiie: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Tasmin Carlow Ujiie Spark to Flame
February 28th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 28, 2022   Meet Tasmin Carlow-Ujiie! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Tasmin started playing the cello with Ms Judith Fraser at the Vancouver Academy of Music at the age of five. Shortly after, Ms Fraser and Ms Nicki Steida introduced her to chamber music, and Tasmin discovered her love for the […]

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Chloe Williams: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Chloe Williams: Spark to Flame Student Feature
February 22nd, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 22, 2022   Meet Chloe Williams! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Chloe has been studying flute with Emily Nagelbach for almost four years. She is in her second year with the Collegium program and is also a member of the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra. She is a grateful recipient of […]

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Alex Chernata: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Alex Chernata Spark to Flame Clarinet
February 17th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 17, 2022   Meet Alex Chernata! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase!   Alex Chernata was born in Cherepovets, Russia and migrated to Canada in 2005. His studies on the clarinet began shortly after.  Currently enrolled in the performance program at the University of Victoria, his […]

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Amy Chen: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Amy Chen Spark to Flame Piano
February 16th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 16, 2022 Meet Amy Chen! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Amy is 13 years old and has been studying piano with Ingrid Henderson at the Victoria Conservatory of Music since the age of 8. Amy has won numerous awards in the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival including […]

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Eu-Rway Chew: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Eu-Rway Chew: Spark to Flame Student Feature
February 10th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Uncategorized, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 10, 2022   Meet Eu-Rway Chew! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Eu-Rway Chew is 15 years old and has been studying piano with his teacher Ingrid Henderson for 6 years at the Victoria Conservatory of Music.  Eu-Rway enjoys performing regularly in the community including the […]

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Congratulations! Camilo Aybar composition, Pandemic

Congratulations! Camilo Aybar composition, Pandemic
February 9th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 9, 2022   Congratulations to Collegium clarinetist and composer Camilo Aybar on the completion of his 5 movement Symphony No. 1 in D minor, “Pandemic”.   “This is my most substantial and ambitious work yet. It is undoubtedly my most emotional as well, a piece of wide scope which captures the entirety of the COVID-19 global pandemic from start to […]

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