Home for Christmas Student Soloist Evan Overman

Home for Christmas Student Soloist Evan Overman
December 13th, 2019 | For the Love of Music, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Our favourite Christmas tradition is right around the corner, Daniel Lapp’s Home for Christmas Concerts! Every year Daniel Lapp choses a student to be a special soloist at the Home for Christmas concerts. This years student soloist is Evan Overman, who will perform on the trumpet. We caught up with Evan as he is preparing […]

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Camosun College Arts & Science Award Recipients

Camosun College Arts & Science Awards
November 28th, 2019 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

On November 15, 2019, VCM students of the Diploma in Music Performance program were recognized at the Camosun College Arts & Science Awards. Their outstanding ability and academic standing was recognized for the following:   •  Annalysa Tylor, Canadian Federation of University Women – H.J. Russell Music Award •  Zoe Dubois, Kathryn LeGros Classical Music […]

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Spark to Flame Student Performers Announced!

Spark to Flame Student Showcase
November 5th, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

The Victoria Conservatory of Music’s Spark to Flame program supports emerging artist’s development and is open to all students of the VCM. Selected through audition, students are given the opportunity to work with VCM faculty in the weeks leading up to the performance to develop their professional and artistic skills. The final concert is a magical evening featuring […]

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Eric and Shirley Charman Bursary for Young Musicians tops $1,000,000 and Continues to Grow

September 17th, 2019 | For the Love of Music, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Earlier today, Jane Butler McGregor, CEO of the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) announced that the Eric and Shirley Charman Young Musicians Bursary Fund has reached the $1,000,000 mark. The Bursary Fund was established to celebrate the 85th birthday of Victoria philanthropist Eric Charman and is held at the Victoria Foundation. Awarded to musicians 25 […]

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VCM Alum awarded John Lennon Songwriting Contest Grand Prize

The High Loves, VCM Alumni
September 11th, 2019 | For the Love of Music, VCM Student/Alumni News

The John Lennon Songwriting Contest is an international songwriting contest that began in 1997. The Contest is open to amateur and professional songwriters who submit entries in any one of 12 categories. The JLSC is open year-round and features two Sessions — with 72 Finalists, 24 Grand Prize Winners, 12 Lennon Award Winners and 1 […]

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Collegium Masterclass with Nikki Chooi and Timothy Chooi

September 9th, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News, Wood Recital Hall

A Masterclass gives students an invaluable opportunity to benefit from the knowledge and experience top musicians. Music lovers from the public are invited to observe two special violin and chamber masterclasses for Collegium students with VCM Alum Nikki Chooi and Timothy Chooi on Monday, September 16th , 2019 at 5pm.   Nikki Chooi Canadian violinist […]

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VCM Awards day celebrates our students and supporters

June 21st, 2019 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

The 43rd Victoria Conservatory of Music Awards day was hosted in Alix Goolden Performance Hall on June 18, 2019. This special event is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible work of our students and the generosity of our supporters. Donations generously received from VCM supporters, donors, businesses, community organizations, and long-time individual contributors enables the […]

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