Event Archive

Violin Masterclass with Vadim Gluzman

Monday, October 16, 2017, 2:00pm

Gessler Hall at UBC School of Music

Free Admission, Co-presented with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and UBC School of Music: Vadim Gluzman’s extraordinary artistry brings life to the glorious violinistic tradition of the 19th and 20th centuries. He performs regularly with major orchestras and has recently made appearances in London at The Proms with the BBC Symphony and Edward Gardner, with the Chicago… Read more »

Suzuki Piano Masterclass with Susan Magnusson

Vancouver Academy of Music

Free Admission: Distinguished Suzuki pedagogue Susan Magnusson hosts a weekend-long masterclass with students of  VAM’s Suzuki Piano program. Itinerary: Saturday, October 14th  9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., Room 34  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., Room 34  11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Room 34   1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Room 34  2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Room 34  Sunday October 15th … Read more »

Post-secondary Information Session: Juilliard, Eastman, & Ithaca College

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 5:30pm

Mary Olson Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Gain insight into life as a post-secondary music student by meeting admissions representatives from Juilliard School, Eastman School of Music, and Ithaca College.

Strawberry & Tea Student Concert

Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:00pm

Mary Olson Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s monthly series features students from a variety of programs celebrating all levels of musical learning. Join the VAM community in its tradition of music topped with a serving of tea and strawberries!

Koerner Piano Trio: Reveries of France

Sunday, June 4, 2017, 7:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Luxuriant daydreams tinged with pensive elegance herald the onset of summer in the closing of Koerner Piano Trio’s 2016/17 season. Vast hues of the characteristic French style blend to form an array of colours and textures in the masterworks of Fauré and Ravel, enclosing the hidden treasure of Germaine Tailleferre’s exquisite contribution to the piano trio… Read more »

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Cello Masterclass with Desmond Hoebig

Friday, June 2, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free admission: Desmond Hoebig, VAM almunus and Professor of Cello at the Shepherd School of Music (Rice University), has had a distinguished career as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician. Mr. Hoebig was a first-prize winner at the Munich International Competition, the CBC Talent Competition, and the Canadian Music Competition; he was also an award… Read more »

Dal Richards School of Swing Spring Gala

Tuesday, May 30, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Named in honour of Vancouver’s very own ‘King of Swing’ and VAM supporter, Mr. Dal Richards, School of Swing students join Vancouver Legacy Jazz Orchestra for an evening of jazz and swing classics. Repertoire includes: Moten Swing, Buster & Bennie Moten, arr. Sammy Nestico Shiny Stockings, Count Basie, arr. Sammy Nestico 920 Special, Count Basie, transcription… Read more »

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Kay Meek Competition Finals

Saturday, May 27, 2017, 7:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: In the final round of VAM’s most prestigious competition, six distinguished students compete for the chance to appear as featured soloist in the Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra’s 2017/18 season.

Adult Learning Program Soirée Concert

Friday, May 26, 2017, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: One of VAM’s fasting growing communities, the Adult Learning Program is a celebration of lifelong learning through music. Come hear a highlight of our adult learners in an evening gathering of music, food, and conversation!

Marian Schreiber Suzuki Festival Concert

Sunday, May 14, 2017, 2:00pm

Orpheum Theatre

Free Admission: Since 1969, VAM’s reputation has been built on the success of our Suzuki program with some of North America’s most experienced instructors of this proven methodology. One of the most primary principles of the Suzuki method is the importance placed in music as a shared experience, reflected in this culminating festival where many young… Read more »