Category: Announcements

VAM String Quartet Concert with Amanda Chan: Brahms Piano Quintet

The VAM String Quartet will be playing Bela Bartok’s Quartet No.1 and will be joined by special guest Amanda Chan to play Johannes Brahms’ Piano Quintet in F minor. They will also be playing works by Schubert and VAM’s Dr.Jacqueline Leggatt. Please join us for this concert at The Koerner Recital Hall on Sunday, May… Read more »

2014 Jerold Gerbrecht Winds & Brass Competition Results

On Sunday, May 18th, we held our 2nd annual Jerold Gerbrecht Winds & Brass Competition. Many thanks to our adjudicator, Benjamin Kinsman! The results are below: Junior Category: 1st place: Nathaniel Lum, flute ($300) Senior Category: 1st place: Andy Seonghyeon Kim, oboe ($300) 2nd place: Theophilus Ko, oboe ($200) Evan Wendell, trumpet ($200) Congratulations to… Read more »

Suzuki Achievement Levels Concert

Congratulations to all participants of the Suzuki Achievement Levels Concert on Saturday! A very special thank you to Raymund Echaus, who presented a scholarship in his sister’s name. The Marguerite M. Echaus Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Amber Tsang, pictured here with Joseph Elworthy, Juan Wang, Teresa Ho, and Raymund Echaus.

The Koerner Quartet Concert with Robyn Driedger-Klassen

The Koerner Quartet would like to invite you to our third concert of the season on Friday, March 7th, 7:30pm at the Koerner Recital Hall. It is a wonderful opportunity to listen and enjoy an evening of chamber music with VAM faculty members Nicholas Wright, Jason Ho, Marcus Takizawa, and Executive Director of VAM, Joseph… Read more »

Chamber Music Institute

VAM Chamber Music Institute (CMI) aims to inspire and challenge the Lower Mainland’s most aspiring musicians by offering an intensive study of the seminal works that encompass the chamber music repertoire.  CMI was created and designed by one of Canada’s most esteemed musicians, Professor Andrew Dawes, who will serve as CMI Director.  CMI will specialize… Read more »

VAMSO Orchestra Reading Session…you’re invited!

We’re having an open rehearsal for VAMSO on Friday, March 14th…and you’re invited! We’ll be having a reading session featuring a select number of scores from our Young Composers’ Competition. Joined by guest conductor Owen Underhill (Turning Point Ensemble), each composer will have their composition read by VAMSO as part of their entrance. Performance Order… Read more »

Music on Main featuring VAM faculty member, Ariel Barnes

Ariel Barnes

VAM faculty member Ariel Barnes will be performing at Music on Main on Tuesday, March 6, 2012.  Programme Benjamin Britten’s  Cello Suite No.1, Op.72 Cello Suite No.2, Op.80 Cello Suite No.3, Op.87 For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: Music on Main.

Canadian International Summer Harp Institute: Faculty Harp Concert

Four internationally renowned harpists take to the stage with an eclectic and thrilling combination of heavenly classics and sensual Brazilian music, Thursday, August 1 at 7 p.m. at Koerner Recital Hall at the Vancouver Academy of Music, 1270 Chestnut Street, Vancouver. Tickets $20/25 at the door. All four artists are faculty members of the prestigious… Read more »

Spring Break Hours

Spring Break will take place this year from Monday, March 17th to Sunday, March 30th, 2014. Regular lessons and classes will not take place during this time. Building Hours during Spring Break: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Sunday: Closed Office hours will be Monday to Friday,… Read more »