Course Calendar 2020-21

Welcome to our Online Course Calendar!

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

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Updated November 20, 2020

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VCM Academic Calendar_2020-21

 


Contemporary

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Online Sing & Strum | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Dec 7

Adult Rock Band | Fall Term: Sep 21 – Jan 25

Youth Rock Band | Fall Term: Sep 21 – Jan 25

BCFO – Fiddle | Full Year: Sept 10 – June 24

BCFO- Band | Full Year: Sept 10 – June 24

Folkestra | Fall Term: Oct 14 – Dec 16

Intro to Fiddle (8-12 years) | Spring Term: TBA

Intro to BCFO –Fiddle | Full Year: Sept 10 – June 24

Intro to BCFO- Band | Full Year: Sept 10 – June 24

Joy of Life Choir IN-PERSON | Fall Term: Oct 14 – Dec 16 | We are at capacity for in-person attendance, but are accepting registrations to participate online; see below

Joy of Life Choir ONLINE | Fall Term: Oct 14 – Dec 16 | Registration open

Old- Time Dance Orchestra- Fiddle | Full Year: Sept 10- June 24

Old- Time Dance Orchestra- Band | Full Year: Sept 10 – June 24


Early Childhood Music

Families Making Music NANAIMO | Session 1: Oct 2 – Nov 27 | 10:00am | 11:00am

Families Making Music (3-5 years) | Session 3: TBA

Online Musical Storytime | Dec 4 – 18

Online Orff Beginnings (Birth-15 months) | Dec 4 – 18


Keyboard

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Piano for Adult Beginners  |  Fall Term: Sep 16 – Jan 6

Piano for Beginners (5-6 years)  | Tue | Fall Term: Sep 8 – Dec 15

Piano for Beginners (5-6 years)  | Thu | Fall Term: Sep 10 – Dec 17 | 4:00pm | 5:15pm

Sinfonia I | Session 1: Sept 26 – Dec 5

Sinfonia II | Session 1: Sept 26 – Dec 5


Music Technology

Referral Form – Individual Lessons


Music Therapy

vcm.bc.ca/program-areas/therapy


Strings

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Adult Introductory String Orchestra | Session 1: Sep 22 – Oct 27 | Session 2: Nov 3 – Dec 8

Cello Chamber Ensemble | Fall Term: Sep 14 – Jan 11

Cello Orchestra | Fall Term: Sep 11 – Dec 18

Group Cello for Adult Beginners | Fall Term: Sep 17 – Dec 3 *Now on Thursdays!

Guitar for Adults | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Jan 12

Guitar Orchestra | Fall Term: Sep 12 – Jan 16

Intro to Fiddle (8-12 years) | Fall Term: Sep 17 – Jan 21

Sinfonia I | Session 1: Sept 26 – Dec 5

Sinfonia II | Session 1: Sept 26 – Dec 5

String Orchestra – Intermediate | Full Year: Sep 9 – Jun 2

String Orchestra – Preparatory | Full Year: Sep 15 – May 18

Suzuki Cello Books 2 & 3 | Fall Term: Sep 26 – Dec 12

Suzuki Cello Prep Class | Fall Term: Sep 26 – Dec 12

Suzuki Violin (Ages 3+) | Fall Term: Sep 19 – Jan 16

Ukulele for Adults | Spring Term: TBA

Ukulele for Beginners (7+ years) | Spring Term: TBA

Westhills Cello Choir | Fall Term: Sep 16 – Jan 27


Theory

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Introduction to Harmony

Online Composition Club | Session 1: Sep 10 – Nov 14

Online History 9 | Full Year: Sep 16 – May 19

Online History 10 | Full Year: Sep 16 – May 19

Online History ARTC | Full Year: Sep 16 – May 19

Online Theory Prep Classes – Beginners – Westhills (Ages 6+) | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Jan 12

Online Theory – Level 4 thru 8 – Westhills | Full Year: Sep 15 – May 11

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Fall Term: Sep 8 – Dec 15 *New!

Sound Advice Theory  – All Levels

Theory for Adults

Theory for Beginners


Voice

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Advanced Voice Workshop | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Dec 1

Joy of Life Choir IN-PERSON | Fall Term: Oct 14 – Dec 16 | We are at capacity for in-person attendance, but are accepting registrations to participate online; see below

Joy of Life Choir ONLINE | Fall Term: Oct 14 – Dec 16 | Registration open

Opera Studio  | Dates TBA

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Fall Term: Sep 8 – Dec 15 *New!

 


Winds & Brass

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Academy Flute Choir | Fall Term: Sep 12 – Jan 16

Basic Brass (7-10 years) | Spring Term: TBA

Basic Brass – Westhills (7-10 years) | Spring Term: TBA

Online Recorder Sonata Class | Fall Term: Oct 22 – Dec 3

Recorder Band | Session 1: Sep 22 – Oct 27 | Session 2: Nov 3 – Dec 8

Simple Trumpet Tunes (6-9 years) | Spring Term: TBA

Simple Trumpet Tunes – Westhills (6-9 years) | Spring Term: TBA

Sinfonia I | Session 1: Sept 26 – Dec 5

Sinfonia II | Session 1: Sept 26 – Dec 5

Winds & Brass Youth Chamber Intensive | Session 2: Coming in January 2021

 



Westhills

Basic Brass (7-10 years) | Spring Term: TBA

Online Theory Prep Classes – Beginners (Ages 6+) | Fall Term: Sep 15 – Jan 12

Online Theory – Level 4 and up | Full Year: Sep 15 – May 11

Simple Trumpet Tunes (6-9 years) | Spring Term: TBA

Westhills Cello Choir | Fall Term: Sep 16 – Jan 27


Advanced Training

Collegium – Young Artists Program

Department of Postsecondary Studies: Diploma in Music Performance | Certificate in Music Technologies | Certificate in Music Creativity and Performance Foundation7