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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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  • Paul Hung
    Born in Taiwan, Paul entered the Langley Fine Arts School and had his flute training at Langley Community Music School at the age of 13 and made his first concerto debut at the age of 16 at the Whistler Music Festival. He was then featured several times as the winner of the Vancouver Kiwanis competition, and awarded the Tom Lee Music scholarship for Excellence in Music Performance. He was a recipient of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s “Galaxie Rising Stars Award” and placed Second in National Music Competitions 2008. Paul performed the Reinecke Concerto with the Vancouver Youth Orchestra as a result of attaining first place in the concerto competition in 2009. Soon after, he performed as a soloist with the Abbotsford Symphony and New Westminster Symphony. In May of 2011, Paul won a spot in the YouTube Symphony and performed with 100 other musicians around the world at the Sydney Opera House. As a passionate solo and chamber flute player, Paul performed in music festivals such as the Banff music festival, MusicFest Canada, Performing Arts BC, Kiwanis Music Festival, West Vancouver Community Arts Council, Health Arts Society and many others. Paul is a student of Lorna McGhee, the principal flutist of Pittsburgh Symphony. He has also studied under Brenda Fedoruk at UBC School of Music where holds a Bachelors of Music Degree and is working towards a Master of Music under the instruction of Christie Reside.

    Paul Hung

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    Nico Stephenson studied cello at the Vancouver Academy of Music from 1998 to 2010, where his teachers were Kristl Armstrong and Audrey Nodwell. He attended Lord Byng High School, and was a member of the Lord Byng Symphony Orchestra, appearing as a soloist with the orchestra in 2010. Nico was a member of the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra program from 2003 to 2010. Nico has attended Domaine Forget and the Valhalla Summer School of Music. He has played in masterclass for such teachers as Ronald Leonard, Hans Jorgen Jensen, Emmanuelle Bertrand, Matt Haimovitz, Paul Marleyn, Thomas Wiebe, John Kadz, Carole Sirois, Benoit Loiselle and Blair Lofgren. He has also received support from Judy Fraser and Mary Thomson throughout his music education. Nico was a member of the 2011 National Youth Orchestra of Canada, and is currently completing his bachelor’s degree in music at the Université de Montréal with Mme. Johanne Perron. Nico also enjoys spending time outside paddling, hiking and biking. He was a member of the TREK program in 2007-2008, and spent 30 days paddling the Albany River in 2008.

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