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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VCM Alum: Robert Tweten

Robert Tweten, VCM Alumni
February 11th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 11, 2021 Conductor Robert Tweten has been described as leading with “verve and precision,” as well as having “flawless” pacing and “musicality and near-symbiotic accord with singers which always impresses.” A recognized operatic conductor, Robert has conducted extensively throughout North America and Europe. He currently holds the positions of Head of Music Staff […]

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VCM Alum: Jamie Laval

VCM Alumni, Jamie Laval
February 4th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 4, 2021 Classical Beginning to Celtic Career   Celtic music fans around the world know Jamie Laval from his prestigious career in Celtic music, but Jamie was not always a fiddler. He trained as a classical violinist beginning in 1978, studying under the distinguished teacher Sydney Humphreys, who occupied a second floor corner […]

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2021 Spark to Flame Student Announcement

December 17th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

We’re excited to share the 2021 Spark to Flame student performers have been announced! Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to be featured on this year’s online event! • Camilo Aybar (clarinet) • Galen Boulanger (voice) • Alex Chen (voice) • Charlie Dutton (piano) • Lexie Krakowski (cello) This year’s Spark to […]

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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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