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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We’re “open” and still teaching music!

March 20th, 2020 | Distance Learning, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted March 20, 2020   Although both Downtown and Westhills locations are closed to the public, we are “open” and still teaching music!   The Victoria Conservatory of Music faculty, staff, and administration are pleased to announce that continued instructional support is available to all of our students through online platforms!   The VCM is […]

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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: 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 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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Collegium’s Humphreys String Quartet wins Festival awards

July 16th, 2019 | For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News

Congratulations to Collegium’s Humphreys String Quartet! Earlier this year, Victoria Summer Music Festival’s artistic director Arthur Rowe approached the Victoria Performing Arts Festival to offer a VSMF award, giving a cash prize and a performance opportunity to the winners of the festival’s Chamber Music category. We’re delighted to tell you that the winner of the […]

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Giving Tuesday: Thank you!

December 8th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News

Donors tripled their impact on Giving Tuesday – and WOW, what an impact! The tremendous response from our community for our Giving Tuesday campaign in support of Music Therapy yielded a remarkable $13,645!!! Adding in the matching dollars totals the amount raised to an astounding $23,645 to enhance the lives of infants, children, youth, adults and […]

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