FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2014 Media Contact: Joseph Elworthy [email protected] | (604) 734-2301 Royal Conservatory of Music President to Speak at VAM Showcase Concert Vancouver, BC – The Vancouver Academy of Music (VAM) is excited to announce that Dr. Peter Simon, president of the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Ontario, will be a… Read more »
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 »
VAM Students were invited to play at the Patrick Chan Fundraiser in February. Check out this CBC news clip to see our talented brass students play for the crowd!
We have a variety of RCM and Suzuki books available for a range of instruments and levels, as well as Orff, Kodaly, Theory and more. Come to the VAM Gift Shop on the 2nd floor and buy your materials for the upcoming school year. For a full list of what we carry, check out our 2014-15… Read more »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »