Johnathan Devey awarded top prize in National Piano Competition

Johnathan Devey
July 23rd, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted Friday, July 23, 2021   Congratulations! VCM student Johnathan Devey was awarded 1st prize in the 2021 National Piano Competition hosted by the Canadian Federation of Music Teachers Association.   He was also awarded the Willard Schutlz Most Promising Performing Artist Award, which carries a $1,500 prize.   An aspiring concert pianist, Johnathan just […]

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2021 FCMF Local Qualifying Winners Announced

FCMF Local Stream Qualifying Round
June 28th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted June 28, 2021   Congratulations to the National Music Festival Local Qualifying Round competitors!   Winners of the local stream qualifying round of the Federation of Community Music Festivals (FCMF)  National Competition include 4 Victoria Conservatory of Music students:   Emerging Artist Stream (Advanced Level, 30 years and under) Boyana Makedonska (Piano)- student of […]

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“Challenges” – A New Composition by Ari Kinarthy

Ari Kinarthy
June 15th, 2021 | Gallery, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted June 15, 2021   The Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) is proud to share “Challenges”, a new composition by Ari Kinarthy. Filmed in Alix Goolden Performance Hall, this original piece is performed by Ari and members of VCM Faculty, including Music Therapist Allan Slade. Ari performs this original piece by using the Soundbeam, an […]

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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.        

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Louis Sherman Concerto Competition Winners

Louis Sherman
April 22nd, 2021 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published April 22, 2021 Congratulations to the VCM Collegium student winners of the Louis Sherman Concerto Competition! 1st Prize Samantha Yee,  Mozart concerto A Major (Collegium 2014-2019) 2nd Prize Layla Park, Glazunov concerto 3rd Prize Nicole Teachman, Lalo concerto   What is the is Louis Sherman Concerto Competition? Each year, the Victoria Chamber Orchestra sponsors a concerto […]

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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 […]

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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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