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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Meet Alana Hayes! Opera Studio’s Xerxes

Alana Hayes, Opera Studio Xerxes, 400
March 10th, 2020 | For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted March 10, 2020 Meet Alana Hayes! Opera Studio’s Xerxes!   Alana Hayes will perform the role of Xerxes in this years Opera Studio production! Handel’s great opera Xerxes (Serse) is a story of sibling and romantic rivalry in the court of Persia where King Xerxes and his brother vie for power and affection in […]

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Music Therapy Awareness Month Faculty Feature: Graylen Howard

Graylen Howard, Music Therapy
March 6th, 2020 | For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News

Posted March 6, 2020 March is Music Therapy Awareness Month and we’re featuring our talented Faculty on our social channels. We’re excited to introduce Graylen Howard, our Music Therapist based in the satellite location in Nanaimo! We interviewed Graylen to learn more about what its like to be a Music Therapist.     What is […]

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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

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

Published January 10, 2020 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 […]

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Home for Christmas Student Soloist Evan Overman

Home for Christmas Student Soloist Evan Overman
December 13th, 2019 | For the Love of Music, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published December 13, 2019 Our favourite Christmas tradition is right around the corner, Daniel Lapp’s Home for Christmas Concerts! Every year Daniel Lapp choses a student to be a special soloist at the Home for Christmas concerts. This years student soloist is Evan Overman, who will perform on the trumpet. We caught up with Evan […]

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