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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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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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George Essihos remembered as piano mentor

April 4th, 2017 | VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Jazz pianist and teacher George Essihos.   Photograph By Submitted George Essihos blazed a singular path through the Victoria jazz community during nearly 60 years of maverick teaching and performance, which earned the celebrated pianist a reputation as one of the best in the business on both fronts. Essihos died Wednesday at Victoria General Hospital, from […]

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Wow…what a Birthday!

October 21st, 2015 | VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Last Sunday afternoon 416 family, friends and music fans filled our Alix Goolden Performance Hall to hear some incredible playing and celebrate the 60th birthday of Robert Holliston. Known as Victoria’s Musical Treasure Robert more than lived up to that name with his ability to connect with his audience, engage with every word, gesture and most certainly every note played.

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