Event Archive

Group Piano Spring Concert

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 10:00am

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

This event, originally scheduled for May 18, has been moved to June 1. Free admission: Representing one of VAM’s key foundational programs that builds essential skills of music training, group piano students of Rebecca Kelly present their year-end performance.  

VAM Schola Cantorum and Vancouver Viols present To All Lovers of Musick: Old and New Music for Voices and Viols

Saturday, June 1, 2019, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free admission: Vancouver Viols join VAM Schola Cantorum for a unique presentation of ancient and contemporary music for voices and viol consort. Music by Nico Muhly, Orlando Gibbons, John Wilbye, and Henry Purcell.

Adult Learning Program Soirée

Friday, May 31, 2019, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free admission: One of VAM’s fastest 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!

Kay Meek Competition

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

In VAM’s most prestigious competition, distinguished students compete for the chance to appear as featured soloist in the Vancouver Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra’s 2019/20 season. Competition time is dependent on number of applicants and will be posted online in early May, 2019.

Marian Schreiber Suzuki Festival Concert

Sunday, May 26, 2019, 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… Read more »

Dal Richards School of Swing Spring Gala

Sunday, May 26, 2019, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free admission: Swing into spring with classics rendered by VAM’s jazz orchestra named after Vancouver’s very own ‘King of Swing’ and VAM supporter, Dal Richards.

Orchestral Year-End Concerts

Saturday, May 25, 2019, Pre-Junior & Junior Orchestras: 6:00pm | Intermediate Orchestra: 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free admission: Ending the season with diverting delights, VAM’s Pre-Junior, Junior & Intermediate Orchestra perform music by Beethoven, Saint-Saens, Tchaikovsky, Gershwin, and more. VAM’s Orchestral Training Program is supported by: RBC Foundation The R & J Stern Family Foundation

Alto Clef Festival Concert

Thursday, May 23, 2019, 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

The alto voice of the violin instrument family takes the spotlight in this concert featuring students of VAM’s viola department.

Koerner Piano Trio: The Piano Trios of Shostakovich

Sunday, May 19, 2019, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Koerner Piano Trio presents the two piano trios of Shostakovich, one of the most influential and widely performed composers of 20th-century Russia. Written more than two decades apart, the first demonstrates the great acuity of a young student and the second paints a powerfully heart-rending landscape borne in the midst of the Second World War…. Read more »

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For the Beauty of the Earth: VAM Spring Choral Concert

Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

VAM’s five choirs, featuring singers of all ages, join together for an afternoon of springtime choral singing.