Vocal Jazz Ensemble 2021 End of Term Recital

Vocal Jazz Ensemble
June 8th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted June 8, 2021 This years’ Vocal Jazz Ensemble 2021 End of Term Recital was recorded live, without an audience, from Alix Goolden Performance Hall.  Experience this vibrantly joyful, song-filled end of term concert led under the direction of Louise Rose. Vocal Jazz Ensemble – Spring 2021 from Victoria Conservatory of Music on Vimeo.        

Read More

VCM Alum: Patricia Au

Patricia Au
June 2nd, 2021 | Uncategorized

Posted June 2, 2021 Born in Victoria, Patricia Au arrived at the Victoria Conservatory of Music in 1987 aged five. She was off to a flying start! Her talent shone through starting with weekly piano lessons with Kristine Beny and weekly sight reading lessons with Robert Holliston. At age 10 Patricia began studying with VCM […]

Read More

VCM Alum: Michael Wilford new single ‘Scotch’ out now

VCM Alum Michael Wilford's new single Scotch is out now!
March 9th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published March 9 , 2021   VCM/ Camosun College Postsecondary Performance Diploma Alum, Michael Wilford has released his new single ‘Scotch’ available for digital download and streaming. It is his debut single as a songwriter and is co-written with VCM Alum Joshua Litton (Performance Diploma, 2018) and Colleen Eccleston (Postsecondary Instructional Faculty).   The single […]

Read More

Lexie Krakowski: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Lexie Krakowski
February 25th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Lexie Krakowski! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Lexie Jana Krakowski has been a student at the Victoria Conservatory of Music for eleven years. Studying the cello, she is currently a student of Brian Yoon, having previously worked with Paula Kiffner and Karen Whyte. Lexie […]

Read More

Alex Chen: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Spark to Flame
February 18th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 18, 2021 Meet Alex Chen! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Alex Chen is a singer, collaborative pianist, and vocal coach whose curiosity brings fresh perspectives on a diverse body of musical works. He is currently studying voice with Nancy Argenta at the Victoria […]

Read More

VCM Alum: Robert Tweten

Robert Tweten, VCM Alumni
February 11th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 11, 2021 Conductor Robert Tweten has been described as leading with “verve and precision,” as well as having “flawless” pacing and “musicality and near-symbiotic accord with singers which always impresses.” A recognized operatic conductor, Robert has conducted extensively throughout North America and Europe. He currently holds the positions of Head of Music Staff […]

Read More

VCM Alum: Jamie Laval

VCM Alumni, Jamie Laval
February 4th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 4, 2021 Classical Beginning to Celtic Career   Celtic music fans around the world know Jamie Laval from his prestigious career in Celtic music, but Jamie was not always a fiddler. He trained as a classical violinist beginning in 1978, studying under the distinguished teacher Sydney Humphreys, who occupied a second floor corner […]

Read More