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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Have your say! Victoria’s first music strategy

Victoria Music Strategy Survey
April 7th, 2020 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized

Posted April 7, 2020. This blog contribution is from the City of Victoria’s Music Advisory Committee   HAVE YOUR SAY IN VICTORIA’S FIRST MUSIC STRATEGY!   Music is for people. That’s why a public survey has been released to assess the economic and social impacts of Victoria’s music scene. The results will help inform the […]

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Christmas Tree Fundraiser

DoubleTree Victoria Christmas Tree Fundraiser
November 25th, 2019 | Around Town, VCM Fundraisers, VCM Student/Alumni News

December 2020 update! NOTE: The annual DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel & Suites Victoria Christmas Tree Fundraiser will not take place this year due to current event restrictions.   Published November 25, 2019 Let’s rock around the Christmas Tree! Join us for the DoubleTree Hotel Victoria Christmas Tree Fundraiser!   Date: Saturday, November 30 & Sunday, December […]

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BC Fiddle Orchestra live performances in August 2019

Daniel Lapp's BC Fiddle Orchestra
August 7th, 2019 | Around Town, VCM News

The BC Fiddle Orchestra (BCFO) began with a small group of talented and enthusiastic young violinists from Daniel Lapp’s studio. The first performance, in 1994, was at the Opening Ceremonies of the Commonwealth Games. Dozens of young fiddlers, many of whom are now professional musicians, learned the art of fiddling during their apprenticeship with the […]

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Alumni Interviews – Jonathan Crow

March 11th, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted March 11, 2019 The Victoria Conservatory of Music is thrilled to welcome the world-renowned New Orford String Quartet back to the Alix Goolden Performance Hall on Thursday, April 4th, 2019. Consisting of the concertmasters of the Toronto and Montreal Symphony Orchestras, MSO principal cellist, and Detroit Symphony principal violist, the New Orford String Quartet […]

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Audition Notice – Gilbert & Sullivan Society

May 23rd, 2018 | Around Town

AUDITION NOTICE – VICTORIA GILBERT & SULLIVAN SOCIETY   DATE/TIME:                        Monday, May 28, 2018    6:30pm to 9:00pm PLACE:                               Victoria Operatic Society Rehearsal Hall, 744 Fairview Road, Victoria ROLES AVAILABLE:           Nanki-Poo.  Tenor.  Character’s age is 18-30.                                             Ensemble/chorus.  All ages 15+.  […]

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Winning equation: Flowers + Music = Mother’s Day Musical Garden Tour

May 2nd, 2018 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM Fundraisers

Published May 2, 2018 For a 36th year, the Victoria Conservatory of Music promotes springtime in Victoria with beautiful gardens — and the perfect musical accompaniment. Pretty posies, blossom-scented  air, the joys of gardening and music performed by VCM students, faculty, and guests are again at the heart of the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s fundraising […]

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Fifth Joy of Life Festival exults fiddling, singing — and dancing to the music!

May 2nd, 2018 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Published May 2, 2018 May flowers arrive this year along with some extra special musical treats for a joyous spring, courtesy of the Joy of Life Festival brought to you by Daniel Lapp of the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Now in year five, the two-concert, weekend-long festival May 4 and 5 features the music of […]

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Composer Christine Donkin on Inspiration & Creative Process

May 2nd, 2018 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM News

Published May 2, 2018 Christine Donkin composes award-winning, critically acclaimed music that appeals to a broad range of listeners and performers. Described as “stunning” (ConcertoNet.com), “highly imaginative” (American Record Guide), and having “enormous impact” (The Washington Post), her work is promoted by several publishers and is performed all over the North American continent and beyond. […]

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