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Giving Tuesday: Thank you!

December 8th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM Fundraisers, VCM News

Donors tripled their impact on Giving Tuesday – and WOW, what an impact! The tremendous response from our community for our Giving Tuesday campaign in support of Music Therapy yielded a remarkable $13,645!!! Adding in the matching dollars totals the amount raised to an astounding $23,645 to enhance the lives of infants, children, youth, adults and […]

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PARC Retirement Living Partners with VCM

November 17th, 2017 | Around Town, For the Love of Music, Uncategorized, VCM News

PARC Retirement Living Partners with VCM November 17, 2017 Victoria Conservatory of Music CEO, Jane Butler McGregor today announced an innovative new partnership with PARC Retirement Living.  The Victoria Conservatory of Music Centre for Music Wellness presented by PARC Retirement Living will offer music wellness classes for adults of all ages in our community, with […]

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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

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 participate in activities that […]

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Kiwanis Club supports VCM Music Therapy Department

January 30th, 2017 | VCM News

Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis Club of Victoria donates $5,000 to the Music Therapy department to purchase instruments and equipment for our new Music Therapy studio and instruments to our new music therapist working in community residential care facilities. […]

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Waveband

March 16th, 2016 | Gallery, VCM News

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 with a wide range […]

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The Purple Project

March 1st, 2015 | Around Town, VCM News

Giving Kids a Voice – The Purple Project Purple Day is an international grassroots effort dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy worldwide. On March 26th annually, people in countries around the world are invited to wear purple and host events in support of epilepsy awareness. In Victoria, youth living with epilepsy came together to create […]

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MUSIC THERAPY NEWS 2015

March 1st, 2015 | VCM News

MUSIC THERAPY NEWS MARCH IS MUSIC THERAPY AWARENESS MONTH Listen to Dr. Johanne Brodeur on the Zone with Jon Williams: Read our Music Therapy Awareness Month Press Release. MUSIC HEALS: Watch this CBC video about how Musical therapy gives hope to burn victim James Harder. Music Therapy Article on CNN: When patients have ‘music emergencies’ […]

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