Julie Ryning

BMus, MMus (McGill U)

Julie Ryning holds a B.Mus honours in voice performance with a minor in music history, and a M.mus in voice performance, both from McGill University.  Julie teaches Early Childhood Music classes at the VCM’s Westhills location, and at the Saanich Commonwealth Rec Centre.  Julie also teaches Early Childhood Music in the Greater Victoria Community as part of the VCM’s Children’s Outreach.

As of September 2019, Julie serves on the Board of the BC Orff Chapter, part of Carl Orff Canada.

Having found a passion for early childhood music education, Julie believes that every child deserves to find their own musical potential and to enjoy music as a life long endeavor.  She feels passionate about helping each child build skills for a musical future, while also building self confidence and having fun.

Having been praised for her interpretation of historical music, Julie has enjoyed performing around the world, and studied and worked with some of world’s finest early musicians.  Julie is also a founding member of Duo Corvi, a Victoria based early music ensemble.  Duo Corvi has been twice nominated for Classical Ensemble of the Year by the Western Canadian Music Awards (2017/2018), and have been generously supported by FACTOR and MusicBC.