Camilo Aybar: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Camilo Aybar
March 4th, 2021 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Camilo Aybar! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase! Camilo Aybar began studying clarinet at the VCM 3 years ago under Dr. Jack Edwards’ instruction, after picking up the instrument in middle school band because of the encouragement from the band director, Jennifer Kelly. Today, he dedicates […]

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Charlie Dutton: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Charlie Dutton
March 2nd, 2021 | VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Charlie Dutton! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Charlie Dutton is a first year postsecondary student studying music performance at Camosun College. He began studying piano in Edmonton at age 7, then moved to Victoria in 2013 and began studying piano with Roger Buksa at the Victoria […]

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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 […]

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Galen Boulanger: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase
February 23rd, 2021 | VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Galen Boulanger! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Having recently completed a double degree in classical voice performance and honours biology at the University of Ottawa, Galen Boulanger is a baritone who is currently studying with Nancy Argenta at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Originally from […]

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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 […]

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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 Feature: Lucy Zhang

Spark to Flame Lucy Zhang
February 13th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted February 13, 2020 Meet Lucy Zhang! One of the outstanding performers at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!     Lucy Zhang has been playing violin for 9 years. She currently studies with Simon MacDonald at the Victoria Conservatory of Music, and previously studied with Allyn Chard and Dougal McLean. She is […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Samuel Li

Spark to Flame, Samuel Li
February 10th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Samuel Li! One of the remarkable student performers at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!   Samuel Li is a grade 9 student at Mount Douglas Secondary School Challenge Program. He began taking piano lessons at the age of 5, and has been studying with Roger Buksa at VCM since 2017. He […]

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