Event Archive

Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition Winners’ Recital

Sunday, February 17, 2019, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s Bjorn & Lori Hareid Senior Secondary Competition attracts the most musically ambitious high school students from British Columbia. This year’s competition features piano as part of an annual rotation with strings and winds, brass, and percussion.

Piano Masterclass with David Jalbert

Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 5:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: A virtuoso with a warm, elegant style and a wide-ranging repertoire, pianist David Jalbert has established himself among the elite of a new generation of classical musicians and was recently named by the CBC among the 15 best Canadian pianists of all time. Mr. Jalbert is a graduate from the Juilliard School, the… Read more »

VAM Symphony Orchestra: Pines of Rome

Sunday, February 10, 2019, 2:00pm

Orpheum Theatre

A magnificent excursion awaits in Respighi’s Pines of Rome, a stunningly vivid tone poem depicting pine trees that shelter playful children, loom over catacombs, stand moonlit on a hill, and flank a triumphant military march. Under the baton of conductor Kathleen Allan, these portraits of a timeless city are presented alongside the brilliancy of Ravel’s Piano Concerto with… Read more »

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Phyllis Salter Piano Competition Finals

Saturday, February 2, 2019, 7:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Highlighting VAM’s most outstanding high-school pianists, the Phyllis Salter Piano Competition honours the accomplishments of young students through tuition scholarships and top-of-school recognition.

Piano Masterclass with Douglas Finch

Monday, January 28, 2019, 5:00

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Douglas Finch is a Canadian pianist and composer, known for his innovative and imaginative approach to performance, and for helping to revive the lost art of classical improvisation in concert. He was born in Winnipeg, and had his initial musical training with his mother and later Winnifred Sim and Jean Broadfoot. He continued at… Read more »

Strawberry & Tea Student Concerts

Sunday, January 27, 2019, 1:00pm & 3:00pm

Koerner Recital 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!

Strawberry & Tea Student Concerts

Sunday, December 16, 2018, 1:00pm & 3:00pm

Koerner Recital 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!

Lift Every Voice and Sing: VAM Holiday Choral Concert

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: VAM’s five choirs, featuring singers of all ages, join together for a holiday celebration of music from around the world.

Faculty Chamber Series: Contrasts

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 2:00pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

A stunning display of chamber music inaugurates VAM’s Faculty Chamber Series, a presentation that exemplifies the high quality of VAM’s musical instruction led by Vancouver’s leading musicians. Eleven faculty members perform in a spectacular selection of works ranging from Oesterle’s fiery Sunspot Letters, inspired by letters exchanged between Galileo Galeli and Mark Walser, to the stunning… Read more »

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Holiday Orchestral Concerts

Saturday, December 8, 2018, Pre-Junior & Junior Orchestras: 6:00pm | Intermediate Orchestra: 7:30pm

Koerner Recital Hall at VAM

Free Admission: Ringing in the holiday season, VAM’s Pre-Junior, Junior, and Intermediate Symphonies present music by Purcell, Handel, Tchaikovsky, and Strauss. VAM’s Orchestral Training Program is supported by: RBC Foundation The R & J Stern Family Foundation