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 April 12, 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

Adult Rock Band | Spring Term: Feb 1 – Jun 14

Youth Rock Band | Spring Term: Feb 8 – Jun 21

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

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

Folkestra | Jan 13 – Mar 10 | Mar 31 – May 26

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

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

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 |  Jan 13 – Mar 10 | Mar 31 – May 26

Joy of Life Choir ONLINE | Jan 13 – Mar 10 | Mar 31 – May 26

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

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

Online Sing & Strum | Module 3: Apr 12 – May 31

Vocal Jazz Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 2021


Early Childhood Music

Families Making Music (0-4 years) | Session 4: Feb 4 – Apr 8 | Session 5: Apr 15 – Jun 17

Online Musical Storytime (2-5 years) | Session 5: Apr 16 – May 21

Summer Intensive – Strings: Junior | June 28-July 9


Keyboard

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

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

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

Sinfonia I: Recorder Consorts | Outdoor classes returning in April! Check back for details.

Sinfonia II: String Quartets | Session 3: Mar 6 – Apr 17

Summer Intensive – Baroque for Instrumentalists | July 12-17

Summer Intensive – Piano | July 19-30 | Registration coming soon!


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 | August 2-6 (Westhills), August 9-13 (Downtown)


Strings

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Adult Introductory String Orchestra | Session 5: May 8 – Jun 12

Cello Chamber Ensemble | Spring Term: Jan 11 – May 17

Cello Orchestra | Spring Term: Jan 8 – May 7

Folkestra | Jan 13 – Mar 10 | Mar 31 – May 26

Group Cello for Adult Beginners | Spring Term: Apr 1 – Jun 3 *Now on Thursdays!

Guitar for Adults | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 2021

Guitar Orchestra | Spring Term: Feb 6 – Jun 5

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

Sinfonia I: Recorder Consorts | Session 3: May 8 – Jun 12

Sinfonia II: String Quartets | Session 4: Apr 17 – May 22

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

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

Summer Intensive – Baroque for Instrumentalists | July 12-17

Summer Intensive – Guitar | August 17-21

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

Suzuki Cello Books 1 – 3 | Spring Term: Feb 6 – Jun 5

Suzuki Violin (Ages 3+) | Spring Term: Feb 6 – Jun 5

Ukulele for Adults | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 2021

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

Westhills Cello Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 2021


Theory

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Sound Advice Theory  – All Levels

Online Composition Club | Session 3: Apr 10 – May 15

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

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

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

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

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

Online Intro to Songwriting | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 2021

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

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Spring Term: Feb 2 – May 18 *New!

Summer Intensive – Theory | July 5 – August 4


Voice

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Advanced Voice Workshop | Spring Term: Jan 12 – Mar 30

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

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

Opera Studio  | Spring Term: January 2021

Sight-Singing for Choristers | Spring Term: Feb 2 – May 18 *New!

Summer Intensive – Choral | August 16-21

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

Vocal Jazz Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 2021

 


Winds & Brass

Referral Form – Individual Lessons

Academy Flute Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 2021

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

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

Online Recorder Sonata Class | Session 2: Mar 18 – Apr 29

Recorder Band | Session 3: Mar 9 – Apr 20

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

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

Sinfonia I: Recorder Consorts | Session 3: May 8 – Jun 12

Sinfonia II: String Quartets | Session 4: Apr 17 – May 22

Summer Intensive – Baroque for Instrumentalists | July 12-17

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

 



Westhills

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

Sound Advice Theory  – All Levels – Online

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

Westhills Cello Choir | Returning Fall 2021, Registration opens May 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