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2022 Jamie Syer Scholarship Award Winner

2022 Jamie K Syer Award. On the AGPH stage stands the 2 winners and Micki Stirling.
June 20th, 2022 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published June 20, 2022   The Jamie Syer Scholarship Award was funded in 2012 to honour Dr. Jamie Syer, the first Dean of the Victoria Conservatory of Music and founder of the Collegium. It is awarded annually to the Collegium student who best exemplifies the spirit and purpose of the Collegium Program: excellence in music, teamwork and support […]

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Congratulations! Camilo Aybar composition, Pandemic

February 9th, 2022 | For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 9, 2022   Congratulations to Collegium clarinetist and composer Camilo Aybar on the completion of his 5 movement Symphony No. 1 in D minor, “Pandemic”.   “This is my most substantial and ambitious work yet. It is undoubtedly my most emotional as well, a piece of wide scope which captures the entirety of the COVID-19 global pandemic from start to […]

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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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Collegium’s Humphreys String Quartet wins Festival awards

July 16th, 2019 | For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News

Published July 16, 2019 Congratulations to Collegium’s Humphreys String Quartet! Earlier this year, Victoria Summer Music Festival’s artistic director Arthur Rowe approached the Victoria Performing Arts Festival to offer a VSMF award, giving a cash prize and a performance opportunity to the winners of the festival’s Chamber Music category. We’re delighted to tell you that […]

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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

Published January 22, 2019 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 […]

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