Jasper McLennan: BC Fiddle Orchestra grad

Jasper McLennan, BC Fiddle Orchestra, Daniel Lapp's Joy of Life Concert
April 7th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published April 7, 2022   Meet Jasper McLennan! One of the graduating B.C. Fiddle Orchestra student performers at this years Daniel Lapp’s Joy of Life Concert! Jasper has been playing the violin for fourteen years – since he was three. He started with classical violin, as a part of the Suzuki method, and has since […]

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Cohan Lyne: BC Fiddle Orchestra grad

Cohan Lyne, BC Fiddle Orchestra, Daniel Lapp's Joy of Life Concert student performer
April 4th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published April 4, 2022   Meet Cohan Lyne! One of the graduating B.C. Fiddle Orchestra student performers at this years Daniel Lapp’s Joy of Life Concert! Cohan Lyne is a grade 12 student in the 4C challenge program at Esquimalt High School. Playing the violin since he was 5 years old, his aspiration in music […]

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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

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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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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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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2020 and 2021 Hilda King Theory Award Winners

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January 5th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published January 5, 2021 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING VCM THEORY STUDENTS! The Victoria Branch of the BC Registered Music Teachers awarded the 2020 and 2021 Hilda King Theory Awards to the following VCM students: Carey Wang received the 2020 award for the highest mark for RCM Grade 9 Harmony – First Class Honours with Distinction. […]

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