2019 Spark to Flame Student Showcase

January 22nd, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Featuring some of Victoria’s brightest and best, the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) is proud to present the Spark to Flame Student Showcase on Friday, March 1st at 7:30pm in Alix Goolden Performance Hall. The concert is a magical evening of exciting solo and orchestral works featuring the VCM Senior String Orchestra and local professional […]

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For the Love of Chamber Music

January 7th, 2019 | For the Love of Music, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, Wood Recital Hall

Up until the 19th century, music was categorized by where it was performed; whether it was on stage, or in a church or in private quarters (i.e.: Chamber music).* Originating in Europe in the 17th century, Chamber music concerts include small ensembles of solo instruments performed in an intimate setting for music aficionados. Historically, the […]

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Fifth Joy of Life Festival exults fiddling, singing — and dancing to the music!

May 2nd, 2018 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

May flowers arrive this year along with some extra special musical treats for a joyous spring, courtesy of the Joy of Life Festival brought to you by Daniel Lapp of the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Now in year five, the two-concert, weekend-long festival May 4 and 5 features the music of Van Morrison, Neil Young, […]

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Giving Tuesday: When Giving Gets Therapeutic

November 6th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Gallery, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Founded in 2012, GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that happens annually on the Tuesday following the spending frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It also marks the launch of the giving season! In Canada, it’s a time when Canadians, charities and businesses come together to celebrate giving and participate in activities that […]

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Pacific Baroque Festival – IN STILE CONCERTATO

February 7th, 2017 | VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

IN STILE CONCERTATO Posted on February 5, 2017 John Walthausen  – organ Thursday, 16 February 8pm Christ Church Cathedral, Quadra at Rockland There is a remarkable musical gem in Victoria, the Wolff organ in Christ Church Cathedral.  Lovingly crafted to provide a rich baroque sound, the organ is only matched by the space for its […]

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Pacific Baroque Festival – TELEMANN’S FANTASY

February 6th, 2017 | VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

TELEMANN’S FANTASY Posted on February 5, 2017 including recently rediscovered Fantasias Marc Destrubé (violin) Soile Stratkauskas (flute) Natalie Mackie (viola da gamba) Thursday, 16 February 11am Alix Goolden Performance Hall, 907 Pandora This year’s Festival starts with a concert of Telemann’s Fantasias for solo instruments through which Telemann demonstrated his originality and inventiveness.  This engaging program will […]

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Daniel Lapp’s Home for Christmas in Saanich News

December 14th, 2016 | VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

by  Travis Paterson – Saanich News  posted Dec 13, 2016 at 1:00 PM With more than 180 performers taking part, Daniel Lapp’s annual Home for Christmas concert can be “a bit of a squeeze.” The concert returns for its 13th year with shows Friday night, Saturday afternoon and Saturday night at the Alix Goolden Performance […]

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Fiddle in the holidays with Daniel Lapp and special guests!

November 30th, 2016 | VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Fiddle in the holidays with Daniel Lapp and special guests! Victoria—The Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) is proud to present Daniel Lapp’s annual Home for Christmas concert for its thirteenth year. The famed fiddler & trumpeter, along with Canadian jazz and blues singer Maureen Washington and many other guests, return to Alix Goolden Performance Hall […]

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