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Collegium Masterclass with Nikki Chooi and Timothy Chooi

September 9th, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News, Wood Recital Hall

A Masterclass gives students an invaluable opportunity to benefit from the knowledge and experience top musicians. Music lovers from the public are invited to observe two special violin and chamber masterclasses for Collegium students with VCM Alum Nikki Chooi and Timothy Chooi on Monday, September 16th , 2019 at 5pm.   Nikki Chooi Canadian violinist […]

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VCM Open House! Free Concerts! Enter to win free music lessons!

Early Childhood Music, Kids, Child, Children, Group Class
August 22nd, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News

Join in the musical fun when we open the doors on Saturday, September 7 for our Open House! Family fun includes instrument petting zoos for visitors of all ages and free mini classes with the VCM’s Early Childhood Music department for young visitors from 0 to 6 years of age from 10 a.m. to noon. Guests are […]

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New Chief Development Officer at the VCM

Barbara Sutton, Chief Development Officer, Fundraising, Donor Relations
August 20th, 2019 | VCM Fundraisers, VCM News

The Victoria Conservatory of Music is thrilled to announce the appointment of Barbara Sutton as our new Chief Development Officer effective August 6, 2019. Barbara is a proven, passionate senior fundraising and development professional with impressive and extensive experience spanning over 20 years. Barbara is joining the VCM from St. Margaret’s School in Victoria where […]

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VCM Awards day celebrates our students and supporters

June 21st, 2019 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

The 43rd Victoria Conservatory of Music Awards day was hosted in Alix Goolden Performance Hall on June 18, 2019. This special event is an opportunity to celebrate the incredible work of our students and the generosity of our supporters. Donations generously received from VCM supporters, donors, businesses, community organizations, and long-time individual contributors enables the […]

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Victoria Conservatory of Music Student Achievements at the 2019 B.C. Provincial Performing Arts Festival

Adam Schmidt is the 2019 National Classical Voice winner at the B.C. Performing Arts Festival.
June 21st, 2019 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

The 2019 B.C. Provincial Competition results are announced and we’re proud to share the success of so many of our students! Piano • Junior Canadian Piano runner-up: Bonnie Lu (Instructors Linda Low and May Ling Kwok) • Junior Canadian Piano runner-up: Tallulah Tam (Instructor Ingrid Henderson) • Intermediate Piano honourable mention: Ricky Chiu (Instructor Walter Prosnitz) […]

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2019 Spark to Flame Student Showcase

January 22nd, 2019 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Featuring some of Victoria’s brightest and best, the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) is proud to present the Spark to Flame Student Showcase on Friday, March 1st at 7:30pm in Alix Goolden Performance Hall. The concert is a magical evening of exciting solo and orchestral works featuring the VCM Senior String Orchestra and local professional […]

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Composer Christine Donkin on Inspiration & Creative Process

May 2nd, 2018 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, VCM News

Christine Donkin composes award-winning, critically acclaimed music that appeals to a broad range of listeners and performers. Described as “stunning” (ConcertoNet.com), “highly imaginative” (American Record Guide), and having “enormous impact” (The Washington Post), her work is promoted by several publishers and is performed all over the North American continent and beyond.   Christine composes music […]

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