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Louis Sherman Concerto Competition Winners

Louis Sherman
April 22nd, 2021 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published April 22, 2021 Congratulations to the VCM Collegium student winners of the Louis Sherman Concerto Competition! 1st Prize Samantha Yee,  Mozart concerto A Major (Collegium 2014-2019) 2nd Prize Layla Park, Glazunov concerto 3rd Prize Nicole Teachman, Lalo concerto   What is the is Louis Sherman Concerto Competition? Each year, the Victoria Chamber Orchestra sponsors a concerto […]

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Charlie Dutton: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Charlie Dutton
March 2nd, 2021 | VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Charlie Dutton! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Charlie Dutton is a first year postsecondary student studying music performance at Camosun College. He began studying piano in Edmonton at age 7, then moved to Victoria in 2013 and began studying piano with Roger Buksa at the Victoria […]

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2021 Spark to Flame Student Announcement

December 17th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

We’re excited to share the 2021 Spark to Flame student performers have been announced! Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to be featured on this year’s online event! • Camilo Aybar (clarinet) • Galen Boulanger (voice) • Alex Chen (voice) • Charlie Dutton (piano) • Lexie Krakowski (cello) This year’s Spark to […]

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We’re “open” and still teaching music!

March 20th, 2020 | Distance Learning, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Updated June 19, 2020 Both VCM Downtown and Westhills locations will re-open on Monday, July 6. See the Westhills Re-opening Plan here. Downtown Plan is coming soon.   Updated May 28, 2020 With BC now in Phase 2 of its Restart Plan, and Phase 3 scheduled to begin in June, the Victoria Conservatory of Music is […]

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Meet Alana Hayes! Opera Studio’s Xerxes

Alana Hayes, Opera Studio Xerxes, 400
March 10th, 2020 | For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted March 10, 2020 Meet Alana Hayes! Opera Studio’s Xerxes!   Alana Hayes will perform the role of Xerxes in this years Opera Studio production! Handel’s great opera Xerxes (Serse) is a story of sibling and romantic rivalry in the court of Persia where King Xerxes and his brother vie for power and affection in […]

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VCM Alum Feature: Benjamin Butterfield

VCM Alum, Benjamin Butterfield, Robert Holliston
February 26th, 2020 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted February 26, 2020   Acclaimed tenor Benjamin Butterfield has enjoyed a near 30-year career in opera both in Canada and abroad, in a wide-ranging repertoire from Baroque to Contemporary, encompassing opera, concert and recital. Since 2006, while continuing his singing career, Benjamin has been teaching voice to the next generation at the University of […]

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Spark to Flame Student Performers Announced!

Spark to Flame Student Showcase
November 5th, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published November 5, 2019 The Victoria Conservatory of Music’s Spark to Flame program supports emerging artist’s development and is open to all students of the VCM. Selected through audition, students are given the opportunity to work with VCM faculty in the weeks leading up to the performance to develop their professional and artistic skills. The final concert is […]

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