Vision, Mission, and Core Values

The Vancouver Academy of Music is dedicated to providing high quality music education in an inclusive and encouraging environment.


Vancouver Academy of Music aims to stand amongst leading institutions recognized for fostering innovative music education experiences.


Vancouver Academy of Music’s mission is to promote the transformative power of music. Led by an international roster of distinguished musicians and educators, VAM actively invigorates a love of music in all ages and ability levels. A community-founded institution with global reach, VAM has been inspiring students, performers, and audiences for over fifty years.

Core Values: 

Vancouver Academy of Music believes in:

  • Exploring music as a form of expression and communication that can affect a lifetime of personal development.
  • Providing a supportive environment that welcomes a diverse learning community.