Camilo Aybar: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Camilo Aybar
March 4th, 2021 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Camilo Aybar! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase! Camilo Aybar began studying clarinet at the VCM 3 years ago under Dr. Jack Edwards’ instruction, after picking up the instrument in middle school band because of the encouragement from the band director, Jennifer Kelly. Today, he dedicates […]

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Charlie Dutton: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Charlie Dutton
March 2nd, 2021 | VCM News, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Charlie Dutton! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Charlie Dutton is a first year postsecondary student studying music performance at Camosun College. He began studying piano in Edmonton at age 7, then moved to Victoria in 2013 and began studying piano with Roger Buksa at the Victoria […]

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Lexie Krakowski: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Lexie Krakowski
February 25th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Lexie Krakowski! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Lexie Jana Krakowski has been a student at the Victoria Conservatory of Music for eleven years. Studying the cello, she is currently a student of Brian Yoon, having previously worked with Paula Kiffner and Karen Whyte. Lexie […]

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Galen Boulanger: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase
February 23rd, 2021 | VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Meet Galen Boulanger! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Having recently completed a double degree in classical voice performance and honours biology at the University of Ottawa, Galen Boulanger is a baritone who is currently studying with Nancy Argenta at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. Originally from […]

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Alex Chen: Spark to Flame Student Feature

Spark to Flame
February 18th, 2021 | Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Published February 18, 2021 Meet Alex Chen! One of the student performers at the 2021 Spark to Flame Online Student Showcase!   Alex Chen is a singer, collaborative pianist, and vocal coach whose curiosity brings fresh perspectives on a diverse body of musical works. He is currently studying voice with Nancy Argenta at the Victoria […]

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2021 Spark to Flame Student Announcement

December 17th, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, For the Love of Music, VCM News, VCM Student/Alumni News

We’re excited to share the 2021 Spark to Flame student performers have been announced! Congratulations to the following students who have been selected to be featured on this year’s online event! • Camilo Aybar (clarinet) • Galen Boulanger (voice) • Alex Chen (voice) • Charlie Dutton (piano) • Lexie Krakowski (cello) This year’s Spark to […]

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Spark to Flame Student Feature: Nicole Teachman

Nicole Teachman, Spark to Flame
February 21st, 2020 | Alix Goolden Performance Hall, Uncategorized, VCM Presents - Conservatory Concert Series, VCM Student/Alumni News

Posted on February 21, 2020 Meet Nicole Teachman! One of the outstanding student performers at the February 29, 2020 Spark to Flame concert!     Nicole is a grade 11 student at Oak Bay High school. She began playing the piano at age 6, then proceeded to switch to the cello at the age of […]

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