2022 VCM Student Summer Success

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September 7th, 2022 | VCM Student/Alumni News

Published September 7, 2022 We are proud to share the success of several Victoria Conservatory of Music students during the summer of 2022!  Federation of Canadian Music Festivals Chamber Ensemble In an unprecedented sweep, Collegium chamber groups took all the first-place awards at the Nationals, including: Advanced- Rachmaninov Trio – Layla Park (violin), Nicole Teachman (cello), […]

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2022 Jamie Syer Scholarship Award Winner

2022 Jamie K Syer Award. On the AGPH stage stands the 2 winners and Micki Stirling.
June 20th, 2022 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published June 20, 2022   The Jamie Syer Scholarship Award was funded in 2012 to honour Dr. Jamie Syer, the first Dean of the Victoria Conservatory of Music and founder of the Collegium. It is awarded annually to the Collegium student who best exemplifies the spirit and purpose of the Collegium Program: excellence in music, teamwork and support […]

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Jasper McLennan: BC Fiddle Orchestra grad

Jasper McLennan, BC Fiddle Orchestra, Daniel Lapp's Joy of Life Concert
April 7th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published April 7, 2022   Meet Jasper McLennan! One of the graduating B.C. Fiddle Orchestra student performers at this years Daniel Lapp’s Joy of Life Concert! Jasper has been playing the violin for fourteen years – since he was three. He started with classical violin, as a part of the Suzuki method, and has since […]

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Italian and World Languages Song Competition 2022 Results

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April 4th, 2022 | VCM Student/Alumni News

Published April 4, 2022   The 15th Annual Italian and World Languages competition was held the evening of Wednesday, March 30 in the Alix Goolden Performance Hall, and our adjudicators Robert Holliston and Kyron Basu extend their best wishes to all candidates, and special congratulations to the following who have been awarded with prizes or Honourable […]

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Cohan Lyne: BC Fiddle Orchestra grad

Cohan Lyne, BC Fiddle Orchestra, Daniel Lapp's Joy of Life Concert student performer
April 4th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published April 4, 2022   Meet Cohan Lyne! One of the graduating B.C. Fiddle Orchestra student performers at this years Daniel Lapp’s Joy of Life Concert! Cohan Lyne is a grade 12 student in the 4C challenge program at Esquimalt High School. Playing the violin since he was 5 years old, his aspiration in music […]

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2022 Louis Sherman Concerto Competition Winner

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March 21st, 2022 | VCM Student/Alumni News

Published March 21, 2022 The Louis Sherman Concerto Competition Winner has been announced! Layla Park (violin)  Layla Park is in her second year as a member of the Collegium and her third with Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra. Layla has won numerous awards and scholarships from Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival and the Victoria Conservatory of […]

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Max Francis: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Max Francis Spark to Flame Student Showcase
March 7th, 2022 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published March 7, 2022   Meet Max Francis! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Max Francis is a 10-year old homeschooled student who is equally at home playing fiddle tunes and classical repertoire. He has won numerous national and international fiddle contests and was recently featured in the Canadian Grand […]

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Elana Lin: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Elana Lin Spark to Flame
March 2nd, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published March 2, 2022 Meet Elana Lin! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Elana started playing violin at the age of 7 and is in Grade 10 at Mount Doug Secondary School. She is in her second year of studying with Simon MacDonald and have previously worked with Tatiana Kostour and […]

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Tasmin Carlow-Ujiie: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Tasmin Carlow Ujiie Spark to Flame
February 28th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 28, 2022   Meet Tasmin Carlow-Ujiie! One of the student performers at the 2022 Spark to Flame Student Showcase! Tasmin started playing the cello with Ms Judith Fraser at the Vancouver Academy of Music at the age of five. Shortly after, Ms Fraser and Ms Nicki Steida introduced her to chamber music, and Tasmin discovered her love for the […]

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