Category: Announcements

Canadian Music Competition 2013 Results

A number of VAM students participated in this year’s Canadian Music Competition, which was held in Sherbooke, Quebec this past month. Congratulations to the students who placed below! Olivia Cho (cello; Elworthy): 1st place, Strings 12 years Albert Seo (cello; Elworthy): 1st place, Strings 14 years Grace Sohn (cello; Elworthy): 2nd place, Strings 13 years… Read more »

2014 Kay Meek Competition Results

On Friday, June 6th, we had 6 young musicians compete for the chance to perform as a soloist with VAMSO for the 2015 Showcase Concert. Many thanks to our adjudicator, Kemuel Wong! Kay Meek Winner – Grace Sohn, cello Eva Bene Scholarship – Saul Domingos-Morales, guitar Alice Diane Bray Memorial Scholarship – Katrina Goh, soprano… Read more »

‘From the New World’: VAMSO Concert with double Cello guests

Tickets on sale now! Please join us for the next VAMSO Concert, entitled From the New World, featuring VAM Executive Director Joseph Elworthy and Faculty member Ariel Barnes. Vancouver-based composer Jocelyn Morlock features the duo in her work entitled Aeromancy. Also on the program are Dvorak’s most inimitable work, his Symphony No. 9 (From the New World),… Read more »

Spring Break Hours

There will be no regular lessons OR classes from Monday, March 18th to Sunday, March 31st, 2013. * Lessons will resume Monday, April 1st * Classes will resume Tuesday, April 2nd Building Hours during Spring Break: Monday, March 18th – Friday, March 22nd: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 25th – Thursday, March 28th:… Read more »

Barbara Clague Festival of Song – Forms now available!

Barbara Clague was an outstanding humanitarian and a passionate advocate for the arts and social justice. Now in its 2nd year, the Barbara Clague Festival of Song was created in her memory, helping to inspire and develop young musicians and singers everywhere. Registration forms are now available for this popular event. Download a registration form… Read more »

6 Questions with Melissa Bideau

For the third part in our special interview series, we’ll be interviewing the first of our two Angelicas, Melissa Bideau. Melissa is a 4th year Voice Performance Major, studying with David Meek. If you’re a frequent attendee of our Orpheum Series, you may recognize her from her beautiful performance at our recent Showcase Concert. Here’s… Read more »