Category: News

All Classes and Events Cancelled – January 12th, 2014

Due to a power outage in the Kitsilano Point area, all classes and events are cancelled today (Sunday, January 12th, 2014). This includes: Orff Brain Boosters Brain Boosters Math/MPM as well as the Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competiton Winners’ Recital. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Changing Lives Beyond Our Borders: VAM Sponsors School in Kenya

Last December VAM hosted a fundraising concert, “Sing For Hope” that raised funds for the New White House Academy (NWHA), a small primary school in Kenya that delivers big changes for the impoverished children of the Sagala Hill region. “Sing For Hope” was initiated and organized by Chloe Hurst, who in addition to being an… Read more »

New Orchestra level!

Calling all string players ages 5-7 who want to experience the thrill of playing on a team! Led by DeAnne Eisch (Suzuki Violin Head, VAM Junior Symphony director), VAM’s newest orchestra, Pre-Junior Symphony (affectionately known as the PJ’s) is the perfect ensemble for violin, viola and cellists at Suzuki books 2-4 or RCM grades 1-3…. Read more »

Concerto Extravaganza wrap-up

Yesterday afternoon’s Orpheum Theatre concert played host to our first ever Concerto Extravaganza. The culminating event of our Provincial Concerto Competition, held this past May and June, this concert featured seven soloists chosen from a range of ages and instruments. The finalists were: Hanson Kang, clarinet Chloe Kim, violin Jack Le, piano Eric Xi Xin… Read more »

VAM Forms Strategic Partnership in Hong Kong

Revitalization Scheme for a heritage landmark of the 1930s-built Haw Par Mansion approved-in-principle by the Hong Kong Government to launch an integrated music learning institution. Our warmest congratulations to the Aw Boon Haw Foundation, a charitable organization set up by Ms. Sally Aw, a philanthropist herself, who has been awarded “Approval-in-principle” (AIP) by Hong Kong”s… Read more »

VAM Opera Studio presents: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 13, 2014 Media Contact: Samantha Quon [email protected] | (604) 734-2301 VAM Opera Studio presents: Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi VANCOUVER, BC  – The VAM Opera Studio, directed by David Meek, presents Giacomo Puccini’s beloved operas Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi. Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi are one-act operas and are commonly… Read more »

School closed on Thanksgiving Monday

Thanksgiving is happening on Monday, October 13. Here is the schedule for this weekend: Building Hours: Saturday, October 11: 9:00 – 6:00 pm Sunday, October 12: 9:00 – 5:00 pm Monday, October 13: CLOSED Office Hours: Saturday, October 11: CLOSED Sunday, October 12: CLOSED Monday, October 13: CLOSED There will be no Ballet classes on… Read more »

Audition info for Chamber Music Institute

Calling all students RCM Grades 9 and above! Come audition for Chamber Music Institute, VAM’s premier chamber music training program. You’ll get to experience ensemble playing in an intimate setting and get coached by some of Vancouver’s greatest musicians. Audition info Thursday, Sept. 26 & Friday, Sept. 27 7:30 – 9:30 pm (both days) Room… Read more »