2022 Jamie Syer Scholarship Award Winner

2022 Jamie K Syer Award. On the AGPH stage stands the 2 winners and Micki Stirling.
June 20th, 2022 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published June 20, 2022   The Jamie Syer Scholarship Award was funded in 2012 to honour Dr. Jamie Syer, the first Dean of the Victoria Conservatory of Music and founder of the Collegium. It is awarded annually to the Collegium student who best exemplifies the spirit and purpose of the Collegium Program: excellence in music, teamwork and support […]

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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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Alex Chernata: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Alex Chernata Spark to Flame Clarinet
February 17th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 17, 2022   Meet Alex Chernata! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase!   Alex Chernata was born in Cherepovets, Russia and migrated to Canada in 2005. His studies on the clarinet began shortly after.  Currently enrolled in the performance program at the University of Victoria, his […]

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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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VCM Library is open

VCM Music Library
September 22nd, 2021 | VCM News

Published September 22, 2021   Library Visitor Information The VCM Library is located at 900 Johnson Street in Room 113. Library hours are 10:00am to 6:00pm, Monday to Friday, however please see posted notices or contact the VCM reception desk (250.386.5311) for unexpected closures.   The Victoria Conservatory of Music library has over 60,000 physical […]

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2021 New Faculty at the VCM

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September 9th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM News

Published September 9, 2021 We’re excited to welcome new Faculty joining the VCM team in the 2021/22 school year!   Conservatory School of Classical Music Dr. Alexander Richards – Discipline: Saxophone Dr. Alexander Richards is an active pedagogue and performing artist, having appeared in concert in Canada, the United States and Europe. As a concert saxophonist, […]

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