Event Archive

Koerner Piano Trio: Reveries of France

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 7:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Luxuriant daydreams tinged with pensive elegance herald the onset of summer in the closing of Koerner Piano Trio’s 2016/17 season. Vast hues of the characteristic French style blend to form an array of colours and textures in the masterworks of Fauré and Ravel, enclosing the hidden treasure of Germaine Tailleferre’s exquisite contribution to the piano trio… Read more »

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Cello Masterclass with Desmond Hoebig

Friday, June 2, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free admission: Desmond Hoebig, VAM almunus and Professor of Cello at the Shepherd School of Music (Rice University), has had a distinguished career as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician. Mr. Hoebig was a first-prize winner at the Munich International Competition, the CBC Talent Competition, and the Canadian Music Competition; he was also an award… Read more »

Dal Richards School of Swing Spring Gala

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Named in honour of Vancouver’s very own ‘King of Swing’ and VAM supporter, Mr. Dal Richards, School of Swing students join Vancouver Legacy Jazz Orchestra for an evening of jazz and swing classics. Repertoire includes: Moten Swing, Buster & Bennie Moten, arr. Sammy Nestico Shiny Stockings, Count Basie, arr. Sammy Nestico 920 Special, Count Basie, transcription… Read more »

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Kay Meek Competition Finals

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 7:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: In the final round of VAM’s most prestigious competition, six distinguished students compete for the chance to appear as featured soloist in the Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 season.

Adult Learning Program Soirée Concert

Friday, May 26, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: One of VAM’s fasting growing communities, the Adult Learning Program is a celebration of lifelong learning through music. Come hear a highlight of our adult learners in an evening gathering of music, food, and conversation!

Marian Schreiber Suzuki Festival Concert

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 2:00pm

Orpheum Theatre

Free Admission: Since 1969, VAM’s reputation has been built on the success of our Suzuki program with some of North America’s most experienced instructors of this proven methodology. One of the most primary principles of the Suzuki method is the importance placed in music as a shared experience, reflected in this culminating festival where many young… Read more »

VAM Choral Festival

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: all four of VAM’s brand new choirs join forces for an afternoon of festive choral singing!

Spring Orchestral Festival: VAM Intermediate Symphony

Thursday, May 11, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Share the joy of the spring season with five of VAM’s orchestras in their second three-concert festival of the year! In the final concert, VAM’s Intermediate Symphony showcases the foundation of the Orchestral Training Program in VAM’s Koerner Recital Hall. VAM’s Orchestral Training Program is supported by RBC Foundation

Viola Masterclass with Joanna Hood

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 5:00pm

Vancouver Academy of Music, Ensemble Room B

Free admission: As artist-in-residence at the University of Victoria, in Victoria, BC, violist Joanna Hood teaches viola and chamber music. She is a co-founder of the Lafayette String Quartet and performs with Victoria’s Galiano Ensemble as well as the New York’s Loma Mar Quartet and Orchestra of St. Luke’s. Click here for Ms. Hood’s full biography

VAM Symphony Orchestra: A John Williams Tribute

Sunday, May 7, 2017, 2:00pm

Orpheum Theatre

Cinema meets concert hall as the VAM Symphony Orchestra, bolstered by the forces of guest ensemble VAM Intermediate Symphony, presents the popular film music of John Williams.  With music from films such as Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Catch Me If You Can, VAMSO brings the 2016/17 season to a riveting close by igniting the… Read more »

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