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Phyllis Salter Piano Competition

The Vancouver Academy of Music Phyllis Salter Piano Competition is designed to identify young talented students and afford them recognition and financial assistance. Up to nine winners will be chosen with $4,500 in total scholarship awards available for VAM tuition. Scholarships Up to three $500 scholarships will be awarded to winners in each category: -Age… Read more »

VAMJS Concerto Competition

VAM presents its fifth annual VAM Junior Symphony Concerto Competition providing an opportunity for up to three soloists to perform a movement of a concerto with VAMJS during the 2019/20 season.* VAM will ensure that the competition is impartially and professionally conducted with a two-person adjudication panel consisting of experienced musicians with no affiliation with… Read more »

VAMIS Concerto Competition

VAM presents its fifth annual VAM Intermediate Symphony Concerto Competition providing an opportunity for up to three soloists to perform a movement of a concerto with VAMIS during the 2019/20 season.* VAM will ensure that the competition is impartially and professionally conducted with a two-person adjudication panel consisting of experienced musicians with no affiliation with… Read more »

Young Composers’ Competition

Vancouver Academy of Music presents its third Young Composers’ Competition, providing a platform for students to experience the art of composition with the ultimate prize of having their work performed at the Orpheum Theatre by the VAM Symphony Orchestra. Awards Scholarship awards of $500 will be awarded to the winner of each category: Junior (ages… Read more »

Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition

The Vancouver Academy of Music Edith Lando Gifted Youth Competition is designed to identify young talented students and afford them recognition and financial assistance. Two adjudicators external to VAM will choose eight finalists with $3,000 in total awarded for 2020/21 VAM scholarships. Dates Application Deadline: January 20, 2020, 11:59pm. Competition: February 10, 2020 Students will… Read more »

Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind & Brass Competition

The Vancouver Academy of Music Jerold Gerbrecht Woodwind and Brass Competition is designed to offer recognition and financial assistance to talented woodwind and brass students. $1,200 total in scholarships will be awarded for 2020/21 VAM tuition. Instruments Flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba Eligibility Eligible students are those enrolled in VAM… Read more »

Barbara Clague Festival of Song

VAM is honored to present the 8th Annual Barbara Clague Festival of Song. The outpouring of support from the Clague family, as well as numerous friends wishing to pay tribute to Barbara Clague’s memory, has been both touching and inspiring. The purpose of the Festival is to spotlight talented vocalists – 18 years of age… Read more »

Elsje de Ridder Armstrong Chamber Music Competition

The Vancouver Academy of Music Elsje de Ridder Armstrong Chamber Music Competition is designed to identify young talented students and afford them recognition and financial assistance. Students will be adjudicated by one distinguished musician external to VAM, with $2,750 total scholarship awards available for 2020/21 VAM tuition. Dates Application Deadline: April 6, 2020, 11:59pm Competition:… Read more »

Alto Clef Festival

The Vancouver Academy of Music Alto Clef Festival is designed to identify talented viola students and afford them recognition and financial assistance. One adjudicator external to VAM will evaluate contestants with $1,000 in total scholarships awarded for 2020/21 VAM tuition. Eligibility Eligible students are those registered in private lessons with a viola teacher at Vancouver… Read more »

Bjorn & Lori Hareid Provincial Concerto Competition

Welcome to one of British Columbia’s most exciting competitions that occurs once every two years and provides a unique opportunity for aspiring musicians to perform as soloist with the VAM Symphony Orchestra on the stage of the historic Orpheum Theatre. The Bjorn & Lori Hareid Provincial Concerto Competition is categorized into instrument and age groups… Read more »