2023 Spark to Flame Student Performers Announced

December 15th, 2022 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published December 15, 2022 We’re excited to announce the 2023 Spark to Flame student performers! Congratulations to the following students who have been selected through two rounds of auditions to perform at this special event: • Vivian Ye (piano) • Channing Mar (clarinet) • Camilo Aybar (clarinet) • Walter Rees (violin) • Joanne Jiang (cello) […]

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BC Fiddle Orchestra win CBC Canadian Music Class Challenge

December 14th, 2022 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published December 14, 2022 Congratulations to the B.C. Fiddle Orchestra! They are the winner of the Community School category of the CBC Music Canadian Music Class Challenge! As the winner of this category, they have won $1,000 in new musical instruments and a plaque. Judge’s comments “There is so much joy on the faces of these […]

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Friday Faculty Feature! Kelly Nordstrom

December 9th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News

Published December 9, 2022 Friday Faculty Feature! Kelly Nordstrom   Genre: Alternatie/Indie, Jazz,Swing & Blues, Metal, New Age, Punk, Rock Discipline: Electric Bass, Electric Guitar Programs: Combos & Band Mentorship Program, Diploma in Music Performance, Rock Band (Teen/Youth and Adult) Kelly Nordstrom’s unique and personal approach to music education has a reputation for endearing and […]

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16th annual Long & McQuade Music Therapy Fundraiser

November 2nd, 2022 | Around Town, VCM News

Published November 2, 2022 We’re grateful to be chosen as the Victoria/Nanaimo recipient of the Long & McQuade 16th annual Music Therapy Fundraising Drive. The fundraiser benefits music therapy and music- focused activities at children’s hospitals, facilities, and programs across the country, including the VCM Music Therapy department. From now until December 31st, make a […]

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Welcome our new CEO, Nathan Medd

October 11th, 2022 | VCM News

Published October 11, 2022 This month we are happy to welcome our new CEO, Nathan Medd, to the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Nathan Medd began in community arts in the mid-Island as a child before attending UVic for theatre and English literature, earning a Distinguished Alumni Award in 2019, and later attending Harvard University for […]

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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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