Performance Exams & Honour Society

VAM Performance Exams

Vancouver Academy of Music’s Performance Exams are a celebration of the achievement and progress made during the course of the academic year. Students are invited to a performance opportunity that includes guidance from distinguished music educators of the Vancouver area. Eligible participants are those age 5-17 enrolled in VAM private lessons for the instrument on which they perform in the exam.

Open to students of all levels

VAM Performance Exams are inclusive of all levels. There are no restrictions on works performed regarding difficulty; students are encouraged to work with their instructor to determine which repertoire selections are best to help them achieve their own personal goals. Any level may be completed regardless of whether or not the student participated in exams for the preceding levels. Exams will be evaluated and scored on the basis of the student’s performance in relation to the demands of the chosen repertoire and will include written commentary from the examiner.

VAM Honour Society Membership

For students age 13-17, Performance Exams may be completed in conjunction with volunteer hours for induction into the VAM Honour Society, in recognition of the student’s musical accomplishments and impact on the community at large.

Students inducted into VAM Honour Society based on the results of Spring 2019 Exams will hold valid membership until August 31, 2020.

Fees

Junior Exams: $40
Intermediate Exams: $50
Senior Exams: $60
Advanced Senior Performers’ Certificate: $80

Dates

Registration period : January 1 – April 1, 2019
Examination period: May 13-24, 2019
Deadline for Honour Society Application Form: May 31, 2019

Full Details

Download a Performance Exam & Honour Society Brochure

Apply for VAM Honour Society

Applicants must complete:
-A Performance Exam (registration available below during registration period)
-An Application Form
-A Volunteer Hour Record

Register for a Performance Exam

Registration for VAM’s Spring 2019 Exams will be available January 1 – April 1, 2019.