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.

The health of our students and faculty are of utmost importance. For full details on how we’re keeping you safe, see:

Updated May 6, 2021

VCM Downtown COVID-19 Safety Plan

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Course Calendar

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VCM Academic Calendar_2020-21

 


Contemporary

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Improvise Blues on Keyboard! | Summer Term: Jul 21 – Aug 25

Summer Intensive – Cabaret | Aug 9 – 14

Adult Rock Band | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Youth Rock Band | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

BCFO – Fiddle | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

BCFO- Band | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Folkestra | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Intro to Fiddle (8-12 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Intro to BCFO –Fiddle | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Intro to BCFO- Band | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Joy of Life Choir IN-PERSON | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Joy of Life Choir ONLINE | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Old- Time Dance Orchestra- Fiddle | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Old- Time Dance Orchestra- Band | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Sing & Strum | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Vocal Jazz Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021


Early Childhood Music (Birth – 5 years)

Online Musical Storytime | Jun 4 – 25

Families Making Music (0-4 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Musical Storytime (2-5 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021


Youth (5 – 19 years)

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Learn Push! (Ableton Live Suite 11) (13+ years) | Summer Term: Jul 6-27

Piano for Beginners (5-6 years)  | Tue | Summer Term: Jun 8 – Aug 24

Piano for Beginners (5-6 years)  | Thu | Summer Term: Jun 10 – Aug 26

Producer’s Recording Club (13-19 years)
Level 1 (Learning the new Logic Pro 10.5)  | Summer Term: Jul 5 – Aug 14
Level 2 (EDM and Pop Music Production using LP 10.5) | Summer Term: Aug 16-20

Summer Intensive – Strings: Junior (5-12 years) | Jun 28 – Jul 9

Summer Intensive – Theory | July 5 – Aug 4

Westhills Summer ArtSafari Classes (6-8 years & 9-12 years) | Summer Term: Jul 5 – Jul 29
Including Kitchen Band, Music Mind Games, and Soundscapes


Keyboard

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Piano for Adult Beginners  | Summer Term: Jun 9 – Aug 25

Piano for Adult Beginners, Level 2  | Summer Term: Jun 2 – Jul 7

Piano for Beginners (5-6 years)  | Tue | Summer Term: Jun 8 – Aug 24

Piano for Beginners (5-6 years)  | Thu |  Summer Term: Jun 10 – Aug 26

Summer Intensive – Baroque for Instrumentalists | Jul 12-17

Summer Intensive – Piano | July 19-30

Sinfonia I: Recorder Consorts | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Sinfonia II: String Quartets | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021


Music Technology

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Learn Push! (Ableton Live Suite 11) | Summer Term: Jul 6-27

Producer’s Recording Club
Level 1 (Learning the new Logic Pro 10.5) | Summer Term: Jul 5 – Aug 14
Level 2 (EDM and Pop Music Production using LP 10.5) | Summer Term: Aug 16-20


Music Therapy

vcm.bc.ca/program-areas/therapy

Music Therapy Summer Camp | Aug 2-6 (Westhills), Aug 9-13 (Downtown)


Strings

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Adult Introductory String Orchestra | Summer Term: Jun 26 – Aug 14

Summer Intensive – Baroque for Instrumentalists | Jul 12-17

Summer Intensive – Guitar | Aug 17-21

Summer Intensive – Strings: Junior, Intermediate, Senior & Re-Boot | Jun 28 – Jul 9

Cello Chamber Ensemble | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Cello Orchestra | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Folkestra | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Group Cello for Adult Beginners | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Guitar for Adults | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Guitar Orchestra | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Intro to Fiddle (8-12 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Sinfonia I | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Sinfonia II: String Quartets | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

String Orchestra – Intermediate | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

String Orchestra – Preparatory | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Suzuki Cello Books 1 – 3 | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Suzuki Violin (Ages 3+) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Ukulele for Adults | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Ukulele for Beginners (7+ years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Westhills Cello Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021


Theory

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Sound Advice Theory  – All Levels

Online Fundamentals of Music Theory 1 | Summer Term: May 3 – Aug 4

Online Fundamentals of Music Theory 2 | Summer Term: May 3 – Aug 5

Online History of Blues and Rock | Summer Term: May 5 – Aug 5

Online Intro to Performance Awareness | Summer Term: May 4 – Aug 6

Online Music in the Western World | Summer Term: May 4 – Aug 3

Summer Intensive – Theory | July 5 – Aug 4

Online Composition Club | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Foundations of Stage Presence | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online History 9 | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online History 10 | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online History ARTC | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Intro to Basic Conducting | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Intro to Folk and World Music | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Intro to Songwriting | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021


Voice

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Summer Intensive – Cabaret | Aug 9 – 14

Summer Intensive – Choral | Aug 16-21

Summer Intensive – Vocal: Advanced Singers Course | Jun 11-22

Advanced Voice Workshop | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Classical Choir/VCM Chorale | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Vocal Diction and IPA | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Opera Studio  | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Vocal Jazz Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

 


Winds & Brass

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Sinfonia I: Recorder Consorts | Summer Term: Jun 26 – Aug 14

Summer Intensive – Baroque for Instrumentalists | Jul 12-17

Academy Flute Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Basic Brass (7-10 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Basic Brass – Westhills (7-10 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Online Recorder Sonata Class | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Recorder Band | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Simple Trumpet Tunes (6-9 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Simple Trumpet Tunes – Westhills (6-9 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Sinfonia II: String Quartets | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Winds & Brass Youth Chamber Intensive | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

 



Westhills

Westhills Summer ArtSafari Classes (6-8 years & 9-12 years)| Summer Term: Jul 5 – Jul 29
Including Kitchen Band, Music Mind Games, and Soundscapes

Sound Advice Theory  – All Levels – Online

Basic Brass – Westhills (7-10 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Simple Trumpet Tunes – Westhills (6-9 years) | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021

Westhills Cello Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens July 1, 2021


Advanced Training

Collegium – Young Artists Program

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