“Challenges” – A New Composition by Ari Kinarthy

Ari Kinarthy
June 15th, 2021 | Gallery, Uncategorized, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted June 15, 2021   The Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) is proud to share “Challenges”, a new composition by Ari Kinarthy. Filmed in Alix Goolden Performance Hall, this original piece is performed by Ari and members of VCM Faculty, including Music Therapist Allan Slade. Ari performs this original piece by using the Soundbeam, an […]

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Music Therapy Summer Camp 2020 – A Success!

October 21st, 2020 | For the Love of Music, VCM News

Posted October 21, 2020 Music Therapy Summer Camp was held in all three VCM locations (downtown Victoria, Westhills Langford, and at the Nanaimo Conservatory of Music) between July 27 and August 14. The response has been overwhelmingly positive! Here are a few testimonials: The music therapy Summer program is amazing! After doing it last year […]

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Music Therapy Awareness Month Faculty Feature: Graylen Howard

Graylen Howard, Music Therapy
March 6th, 2020 | For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News

Posted March 6, 2020 March is Music Therapy Awareness Month and we’re featuring our talented Faculty on our social channels. We’re excited to introduce Graylen Howard, our Music Therapist based in the satellite location in Nanaimo! We interviewed Graylen to learn more about what its like to be a Music Therapist.     What is […]

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New School Year Welcome! New Faculty at the VCM

Daniel Lapp, Stephanie Cadman, new faculty
September 3rd, 2019 | For the Love of Music, VCM News

Published September 3, 2019 We’re excited to welcome new Faculty joining the VCM team in the 2019/20 school year! Department of Music Therapy Lynette Lai, B. Mus, B.MT  Lynette Lai completed her Bachelor of Music majoring in flute at the University of Victoria in 2014, before pursuing her Bachelor of Music Therapy at Capilano University […]

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Giving Tuesday: When Giving Gets Therapeutic

November 6th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Gallery, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series

Published November 6, 2017 Founded in 2012, GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that happens annually on the Tuesday following the spending frenzy of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It also marks the launch of the giving season! In Canada, it’s a time when Canadians, charities and businesses come together to celebrate giving and […]

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March 16th, 2016 | Gallery, VCM News

Published March 16, 2016 We are certainly in the middle of an ongoing technological boom and it’s the innovations that truly improve lives and provide great joy that get us most excited.  Our Music Therapy department recently shared their newest device with us and it is awesome. It’s called the ‘Waveband’ and it lets people […]

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