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VAM Opera Studio presents: Suor Angelica/Gianni Schicchi

VAM Opera Studio presents: Suor Angelica/Gianni Schicchi June 12, 13, 14, 7:30 pm | June 15, 2:00 pm Koerner Recital […]

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Koerner Quartet Concert with Ariel Barnes, cello

7:30 pm | Koerner Recital Hall Free admission (registration required) Four esteemed VAM faculty – Nicholas Wright, Jason Ho, Marcus […]

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Orpheum Showcase

2:00 pm | Orpheum Theatre $10 Adults | $6 Students Over 300 VAM students take over the Orpheum in this […]

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Koerner Quartet with Robyn Driedger-Klassen, soprano
Koerner Quartet with Robyn Driedger-Klassen, soprano

7:30 pm | Koerner Recital Hall Free admission (registration required) Four esteemed VAM faculty – Nicholas Wright, Jason Ho, Marcus […]

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‘Tales of Romance’: VAMSO Orpheum Concert

2:00 pm | Orpheum Theatre $10 Adults | $6 Students Come hear this concert of notable ‘firsts’: Masquerade introduces VAM’s first […]

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Junior Soundfest summer music camp 2013
Soundfest Summer Music Camps now open!

VAM is pleased to announce a return of its popular Soundfest Music camps, now with new programs! For children ages […]

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An Afternoon with Brahms & Schumann
An Afternoon of Brahms & Schumann with Joseph Elworthy & Leslie Dala

Join two of Vancouver’s most acclaimed musicians, VAM Executive Director Joseph Elworthy and VAMSO Music Director Leslie Dala, as they […]

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  • Peder MacLellan is principal tuba with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Peder is sessional lecturer at UBC where he teaches tuba, bass trombone and coaches chamber ensembles. In the past, Peder has been principal tuba with the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, Bay Street Brassworks and was the Associate Instructor of Tuba and Euphonium at Indiana University. Before moving to Vancouver, Peder maintained a successful career as a freelance musician in the USA. Peder was an active studio musician in Indianapolis. He is well-versed in all styles and genres of music. Teaching has always been a passion of his. He currently holds a large studio of low brass students. Peder has worked with students of all ages and in many different settings. He has given master classes and clinics in many school districts throughout Canada and the US. Peder has performed throughout Canada and the United States in various chamber music settings, symphony orchestras, wind ensembles, big bands and small jazz ensembles. A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, he earned his Bachelor Degree in Music Performance from the University of Manitoba. He also holds a Masters of Music Degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, and is in the process of completing a Doctorate.

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    Anne Shih
    Anne Shih is the Professor of Violin, Musikhochschule in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. Formerly, Professor of Violin, Oberlin Conservatory and the Lawrence University Conservatory of Music. Last assistant of Josef Gingold, her mentor at Indiana University where she earned both her BM and MM ( Honours). Co-founder of the Wisconsin Virtuosi Artist Series in the USA. Artistic Director of Norfolk Concerts UK, Casalmaggiore International Festival and the Mainzer Virtuosi. Board Member of MING Connection Mainz e.V. Teaches and performs at numerous international Festivals, including the International Beethovenfest in Bonn, Casalmaggiore International Festival, Euro and Auer Festivals. Masterclasses throughout Europe, Asia and North America. International jurist. Performances on violin and piano throughout Europe (including Wigmore Hall), North America and the Far East. International jurist. Performs on a 1711 Guarnerius Joseph filius Andreae violin, also known as the ex -Wurlitzer.

    Anne Shih

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