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Suzuki Summer Sampler

Watch your child discover something new every day as they prepare for the journey of musical instruction! This course will incorporate the Suzuki philosophy of education with a hands-on introduction to a variety of instruments in a sampling of the many opportunities VAM’s Suzuki programs have to offer.

Brass Ensemble

Free for VAM brass students! Discover a vast array of brass music including chamber music, orchestral excerpts, and New Orleans Brass Band Music, with additional opportunities to perform in VAM’s orchestral concerts.

RCM Music Theory

VAM’s private, semi-private, and small group classes in RCM Theory provide an excellent means of enhancing essential musicianship skills that greatly spur progress for instrumental training. VAM shares a close institutional relationship with the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) that includes our official designation as Vancouver West exam centre. Private, semi-private, and small group options available;… Read more »

RCM Music History

VAM’s private, semi-private, and small group classes in RCM History provide an excellent means of enhancing essential musicianship skills that greatly spur progress for instrumental training. VAM shares a close institutional relationship with the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) that includes our official designation as Vancouver West exam centre. Private, semi-private, and small group options… Read more »

RCM Teacher’s Elementary Pedagogy

VAM’s private, semi-private, and small group classes in RCM Teacher’s Elementary Pedagogy provide an excellent means of learning about issues related to teaching beginning students. VAM shares a close institutional relationship with the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) that includes our official designation as Vancouver West exam centre. Private, semi-private, and small group options available;… Read more »

RCM Voice Exam Preparation – Intensive

Fine-tune your voice exam skills with a four-day intensive course! Leading up to the RCM Exam Session, emphasis will be placed on a variety of RCM exam components and end with a mock exam. Registration for Spring 2018 coming soon, email [email protected] for more details.

Vanier Park Strings

Strike up new friendships with a vibrant ensemble that will help you brush up on your technical skills in a supportive group environment! VAM’s Adult String Ensemble explores performance practice of seminal string orchestra masterpieces while acquiring a deeper understanding of their musical significance and historical context.

Adult Chamber Music: Play with the Pros

A unique ensemble experience, each chamber group in Play with the Pros will consist of one member of VAM’s faculty, where you can enjoy the benefits of mentorship and collegiality that come from performing with a professional musician. Class time to be scheduled at the mutual convenience of students and teacher.  Students wishing to register for fewer… Read more »