Category: Announcements

Vancouver New Music Presents: Sonic Playground

Vancouver New Music, in partnership with the Vancouver Academy of Music presents a new edition of Sonic Playground on Saturday, January 26, 2014 at 10 AM. This interactive, improvisational and educational music program is a FREE event, open to children 8 – 12 years old, hosted at the Vancouver Academy of Music (1270 Chestnut Street,… Read more »

Olivia Cho makes her Orpheum Theatre debut with VAMSO

The talented young cellist, Olivia Cho, is making her Orpheum Theatre debut playing  Saint-Saens “Cello Concerto No. 1” with VAMSO on Sunday, February 23rd at 2 p.m. Playing with an orchestra can be a daunting challenge for any young performer, but Olivia Cho is handling it with a maturity beyond her years. “It was kind… Read more »

VAM Symphony Orchestra DVD on sale now!

  We are now selling DVDs of the first VAM Symphony Orchestra concert of 2011/2012. They are $12 each, and we have limited copies, so make sure to get yours soon! The program of performances is shown below, and featured on the DVD case as well. DVDs available from the VAM Office.

An Invitation from Joseph Elworthy and the Koerner Quartet

The Koerner Quartet would like to invite you to the first concert of our 2013/2014 season on Friday, October 18th, at 7:30pm. As the ensemble-in-residence at the Vancouver Academy of Music, the Koerner Quartet fulfills a mandate to promote the appreciation of chamber music by presenting a series of four concerts per season which are… Read more »

Competition Brochures available!

Announcing a portion of our competitions for the 2013-14 school year! The Young Composers’ Competition is a new competition this year, and gives aspiring composers a chance to explore the art of composition further and a chance to hear their own work being performed by the VAM Symphony Orchestra. Young Composers Competition Brochure The VAMSO… Read more »

Workshop with Jesse Nolan (Blue Man Group)

VAM is pleased to host Jesse Nolan (Music Director, Blue Man Group) on Monday, March 24th for an exclusive workshop! Join Blue Man Group Resident Music Director Jesse Nolan as he presents “Painting With Sound,” a unique workshop that gives attendees a glimpse into the world of Blue Man Group. Dive deep into the music and… Read more »

VAM Opera Studio Presents: Susannah

The Vancouver Academy of Music Opera Studio presents: Susannah by Carlisle Floyd Artistic Director, David Meek Conductor, John Arsenault Director, David Walsh Choreographer, Damon Bradley Jang Performances June 13, 14, 15 at 7:30 pm. June 16 at 2:00 pm Written during the McCarthy era, Susannah is based loosely on the Apocryphal tale of Susannah and the Elders. In New Hope Valley,… Read more »

Learn Mandarin…by making music!

We’re really excited to introduce one of our new programs at VAM for the 2014/15 school year. Learning Mandarin Through Music (LMTM) is an innovative class for students aged 3 to 9 that aims to teach them Mandarin through rhythm and rhyme, song, finger play, expressive movement, dance, drama and instrument playing. Children will learn… Read more »

The Koerner Quartet in Concert on Sunday, December 8th at 2pm

The Koerner Quartet would like to invite you to our second concert of the season on Sunday, December 8th, 2pm at the Koerner Recital Hall. It is a wonderful opportunity to listen and enjoy an afternoon of chamber music with VAM faculty members Nicholas Wright, Jason Ho, Marcus Takizawa, and Executive Director of VAM, Joseph… Read more »

It’s the Weekend of Singing!

Barbara Clague Festival of Song Sunday, April 6th, 2014 | 2:00 pm Koerner Recital Hall | Free Our annual Barbara Clague Festival of Song is back for its 2nd year. We have over 15 talented young singers performing on Sunday, April 6th for a chance to win one of five tuition scholarships. Come join us… Read more »