We’re “open” and still teaching music!

March 20th, 2020 | Distance Learning, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Updated June 19, 2020 Both VCM Downtown and Westhills locations will re-open on Monday, July 6. See the Westhills Re-opening Plan here. Downtown Plan is coming soon.   Updated May 28, 2020 With BC now in Phase 2 of its Restart Plan, and Phase 3 scheduled to begin in June, the Victoria Conservatory of Music is […]

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Meet Alana Hayes! Opera Studio’s Xerxes

Alana Hayes, Opera Studio Xerxes, 400
March 10th, 2020 | For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted March 10, 2020 Meet Alana Hayes! Opera Studio’s Xerxes!   Alana Hayes will perform the role of Xerxes in this years Opera Studio production! Handel’s great opera Xerxes (Serse) is a story of sibling and romantic rivalry in the court of Persia where King Xerxes and his brother vie for power and affection in […]

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VCM Alum Feature: Benjamin Butterfield

VCM Alum, Benjamin Butterfield, Robert Holliston
February 26th, 2020 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted February 26, 2020   Acclaimed tenor Benjamin Butterfield has enjoyed a near 30-year career in opera both in Canada and abroad, in a wide-ranging repertoire from Baroque to Contemporary, encompassing opera, concert and recital. Since 2006, while continuing his singing career, Benjamin has been teaching voice to the next generation at the University of […]

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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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