Category: News

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 »

Welcome to the 2014/15 School Year!

The 2014/15 year is starting next week. Are you ready? If you have not yet registered for the 2014/15 school year, we encourage you to do so before school starts (find out our summer office hours here or start the online registration process here). If you’re coming to visit us in person, make sure you… Read more »

2014 Senior-Secondary Brochure now available

The 2014 Senior-Secondary Competition brochure is now available for download! This year’s competiting instrument group is Winds/Brass/Percussion. The Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior-Secondary Competition is open to all students in Secondary School around British Columbia. Every year, the competition focuses on one instrument group: piano, strings and winds/brass/percussion. Competiting students have the chance to win… Read more »

Learn how to sing with the Kodaly method

At VAM, our Kodaly (pronounced Koe- die)  classes are now open to all students, including those new to Kodaly.  You no longer require previous years’ experience to join the program. Kodaly is the perfect complement to any instrumental training, or the perfect class for someone wanting to learn music, but not able to study an… Read more »

Fall 2014 RCM Practice Exam session dates

For students who are taking the Fall 2014 Theory and History exams, we will be holding practice exam sessions November 22 and November 29 to help prepare you for exam day. We will have exams available for the following subjects: Basic Rudiments Intermediate Rudiments Advanced Rudiments The sessions will start at 2:00 pm in the… Read more »