Course Calendar 2021-22

Welcome to our Online Course Calendar!

Keep checking this page for more class details as they’re confirmed. Course Calendar classes are subject to change.

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VCM Academic Calendar_2021-22


Program Areas

Early Childhood Music (Birth – 5 years)

Conservatory School of Classical Music

School of Contemporary Music

School of Music Technology & Creativity

Postsecondary Studies

Music Therapy

Additional Program Links

Collegium – Young Artists Program

Westhills Classes, Ensembles & Lessons

Online Classes, Ensembles & Lessons


Early Childhood Music (Birth – 5 years)

Music for Life – Downtown

Music for Little Ones (Babies & 1 year) | Fall Term: Sep 13 – Nov 8 Nov 15 – Jan 24

Music for Life (2-3 years) | Fall Term: Sep 13 – Nov 8 | Nov 15 – Jan 24

Music for Life (2-3 years) | Fall Term: Nov 15 – Jan 24 (10am)  | Nov 15 – Jan 24 (10:45am)

Music for Life (3-4 years) | Fall Term: | Nov 15 – Jan 24

Music for Life – World Music! (3-5 years) | Fall Term: Sep 13 – Nov 8 | Nov 15 – Jan 24

Music for Life – Westhills

Westhills Music for Little Ones (Babies & 1 year) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Westhills Music for Life (2-3 years) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Westhills Music for Life (3-4 years) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Westhills Music for Life – World Music! (3-5 years) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Music for Life at Saanich Commonwealth Place: Presented by the Victoria Conservatory of Music

Music for Life (1-2 years) | Fall Term: Oct 1 – Dec 3


 

Conservatory School of Classical Music

Collegium – Young Artists Program

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Keyboard

Piano for Adult Beginners – Level 1 |  Fall Term: Sep 17 – Dec 17

Piano for Adult Beginners – Level 2 |  Fall Term: Sep 9 – Dec 16

Piano for Beginners (5-6 years) | Fall Term: Sep 14/16 – Jan 11/13 | Tue 4:00pm | Thurs 4:00pm | Thurs 5:15pm

Strings

Adult Introductory String Orchestra | Fall Term: Sep 28 – Nov 2

Cello Chamber Ensemble | Fall Term: Sep 16 – Jan 20

Cello Orchestra | Fall Term: Sep 17 – Jan 21

Group Cello for Adult Beginners | Fall Term: Sep 13 – Dec 6

Guitar for Adults | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Jan 18

Guitar Orchestra | Fall Term: Sep 18 – Jan 22

Intergenerational Ukulele Group Class | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Jan 18

Sinfonia II: String Quartet | Fall Term: Oct 2 – Nov 6

String Orchestra – Intermediate | Full Year: Sep 8 – Jun 1

String Orchestra – Preparatory | Full Year: Sep 14 – May 31

Suzuki Violin | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Jan 15 | Spring Term: Feb 5 – Jun 11

Suzuki Cello | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Jan 16

Westhills Suzuki Violin – Prep I Class | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Jan 8

Westhills Cello Choir | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Jan 19

Voice

Advanced Voice Workshop | 2021-22 Offering: Details coming soon

Classical Choir/VCM Chorale | Fall Term: Sep 13 – Dec 6

Opera Studio | 2021-22 Offering: Details coming soon

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Fall Term: Details coming soon

Vocal Diction and IPA | Fall Term: Sep 10 – Dec 10

Winds & Brass

Academy Flute Choir | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Jan 22

Basic Brass (7-10 years) | Returning Spring 2022

Basic Brass – Westhills (7-10 years) | Returning Spring 2022

Clarinet Choir | Fall Term: Sep 21 – Dec 14

Online Recorder Sonata Class | Fall Term: Returning Nov 2021

Recorder Band | Fall Term: Sep 28 – Nov 2

Simple Trumpet Tunes  (6-9 years) | Returning Spring 2022

Simple Trumpet Tunes – Westhills (6-9 years) | Returning Spring 2022

Sinfonia I: Recorder Consorts | Fall Term: Oct 2 – Nov 6

Winds & Brass Youth Chamber Intensive | Fall Term: October/November 2021 

Theory

See the School of Music Tech & Creativity below


School of Contemporary Music

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Adult Rock Band | Fall Term: Details coming soon

BCFO – Fiddle | Full Year: Sep 9 – Jun 23

BCFO – Band | Full Year: Sep 9 – Jun 23

Combos & Bands Mentorship Program | Bring your existing band or combo to the VCM for mentoring, let us help you expand your existing combo or band, or create a new one

In-Person Folkestra | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Dec 15  New Start Date: Sep 15!

Online Folkestra | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Dec 15

In-Person Joy of Life Choir | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Dec 15  New Start Date: Sep 15!

Online Joy of Life Choir | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Dec 15

Intro to Fiddle (8-12 years) | Fall Term: Sep 23 – Dec 16 New Start Date!

Intro to BCFO – Fiddle | Full Year: Sep 9 – Jun 23

Intro to BCFO – Band | Full Year: Sep 9 – Jun 23

Old-Time Dance Orchestra – Fiddle | Full Year: Sep 9 – Jun 23 

Old-Time Dance Orchestra – Band | Full Year: Sep 9 – Jun 23

Online Sing & Strum Ukulele with Anna Lyman | Fall Term: Sep 13 – Dec 13

Vocal Jazz Ensemble | Fall Term: Sep 10 – Dec 10

Youth Rock Band – Downtown | Fall Term: Sep 20 – Dec 13

Youth Rock Band – Westhills | Fall Term: Sep 21 – Dec 14


School of Music Technology & Creativity

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Theory

Sound Advice Theory and Ear Training | 2021-22 – All levels

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Fall Term: Details coming soon

Composing as Singer-Songwriter | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Dec 11

Fundamentals of Music Theory 1 | Fall Term: Sep 7 – Dec 9

Fundamentals of Music Theory 2 | Fall Term: Sep 8 – Dec 10

Harmony and Counterpoint | 2021-22

Intro to Basic Conducting | Fall Term: Sep 10 – Dec 10

Intro to Performance Awareness | Fall Term: Sep 7 – Dec 7

Intro to Songwriting | Fall Term: Sep 10 – Dec 10

Online VCM Composition Clubs | Fall Term: Sep 18 – Nov 6

Online Foundations of Stage Presence | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Dec 11

Online History 9 | Fall Term: Sep 15 – May 11

Online History 10 | Fall Term: Sep 15 – May 11

Online History ARCT | Fall Term: Sep 15 – May 11

Online History of Blues and Rock | Returning Spring 2022

Online Intro to Folk and World Music | Returning Spring 2022

Online Music in the Western World | Fall Term: Sep 7 – Dec 7

Online Theory for Adults – Level 4 | Fall Term: Sep 23 – Jan 27

Online Theory for Adults – Level 5 | Fall Term: Sep 24 – Jan 28


Postsecondary Studies

Department of Postsecondary Studies: Diploma in Music Performance | Certificate in Music Technologies | Certificate in Music Creativity and Performance Foundations | Certificate in Music Teaching


Music Therapy

vcm.bc.ca/program-areas/therapy


Westhills Classes, Ensembles & Lessons

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Individual Lesson Faculty teaching at Westhills

Basic Brass – Westhills (7-10 years) | Returning Spring 2022

Simple Trumpet Tunes – Westhills (6-9 years) | Returning Spring 2022

Sound Advice Theory and Ear Training | 2021-22 – All levels

Westhills Cello Choir | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Jan 19

Westhills Suzuki Violin – Prep I Class | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Jan 8

Music for Life – Westhills

Westhills Music for Little Ones (Babies & 1 year) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Westhills Music for Life (2-3 years) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Westhills Music for Life (3-4 years) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Westhills Music for Life – World Music! (3-5 years) | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Nov 9 | Nov 16 – Jan 25

Westhills Summer ArtSafari Classes (6-8 years & 9-12 years) | Coming Spring 2022!
Including Kitchen Band, Music Mind Games, and Soundscapes

Youth Rock Band – Westhills | Fall Term: Sep 21 – Dec 14


Online Classes & Ensembles

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Harmony and Counterpoint | 2021-2022

Online VCM Composition Clubs | Fall Term: Sep 18 – Nov 6

Online Folkestra | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Dec 15

Online Foundations of Stage Presence | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Dec 11

Online History 9 | Fall Term: Sep 15 – May 11

Online History 10 | Fall Term: Sep 15 – May 11

Online History ARCT | Fall Term: Sep 15 – May 11

Online History of Blues and Rock | Returning Spring 2022

Online Intro to Folk and World Music | Returning Spring 2022

Online Joy of Life Choir | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Dec 15

Online Music in the Western World | Fall Term: Sep 7 – Dec 7

Online Recorder Sonata Class | Fall Term: Returning Nov 2021

Online Sing & Strum Ukulele with Anna Lyman | Fall Term: Sep 13 – Dec 13

Online Theory for Adults – Level 4 | Fall Term: Sep 23 – Jan 27

Online Theory for Adults – Level 5 | Fall Term: Sep 24 – Jan 28

Sound Advice Theory and Ear Training | 2021-2022 – All levels