Event Location: Mary Olson Hall at VAM

1270 Chestnut St
Vancouver, BC V6J 4R9

Event Location: Mary Olson Hall at VAM

VAM Composition Department Concert

Class Description: Free Admission: Join this event to experience the diversity of new music sonic world created by the talented student body of VAM's Composition Department guided by our amazing faculty!

Cello Masterclass with Minna Chung

Class Description: Free admission: Korean-American cellist Minna Rose Chung joined the University of Manitoba Desautels Faculty of Music as Professor of Cello in 2008 and is the Director and Founder of Project Rio, a collaborative program that supports the Rio International Cello Encounter with master classes and faculty performances in Brazil. As the 2014 recipient of the University of Manitoba’s Rh Award for Outstanding Contributions to Scholarship and Research in Creative Works, Dr. Chung co-authored a well-received pedagogy method book “CelloMind: Intonation and Technique” with Distinguished Professor of Cello, Hans J. Jensen from Northwestern University. Minna Rose holds an international career as a recitalist, chamber musician, and guest artist for numerous music festivals and concert series. Upon her arrival in Canada, she was quickly reviewed as “a bright light on the Winnipeg scene with her intelligent music musicality and rich resonance …a wonderful addition to any ensemble.” – Winnipeg Free Press.

Vanier Park Voices Sing-in

Class Description: Join VAM’s Vanier Park Voices for a fun evening of singing, socializing and refreshments! No previous choral experience required. If you’ve ever considered joining a choir, come out and meet the singers, sing a few songs, and see how much fun choral singing can be. For adults 18+ with any level of music experience. Free admission.

VAM Composition Department: Standing Wave Composition Workshop

Class Description: Free Admission: One of Vancouver's most cutting edge chamber ensembles and advocates of Canadian music, Standing Wave workshops music by VAM composition students in the second of three collaborative events.

**NEW DATE** Young Composers’ Competition Finals: Orchestral Reading Session

Class Description: Free Admission: VAM Symphony Orchestra brings new works to life written by the finalists of VAM's 2018 Young Composers' Competition.

VAM Vocal Theatre Production

Class Description: Free Admission: Led by Robyn Driedger-Klassen, VAM's Vocal Theatre Department reinvigorates vocal repertoire through modern, innovative staging in Samuel Barber's A Hand of Bridge, Paul Ramsier's The Man on the Bearskin Rug, and Ned Rorem's Fables. Photo: Erik Zennstrom.

VAM Vocal Theatre Production

Class Description: Free Admission: Led by Robyn Driedger-Klassen, VAM's Vocal Theatre Department reinvigorates vocal repertoire through modern, innovative staging in Samuel Barber's A Hand of Bridge, Paul Ramsier's The Man on the Bearskin Rug, and Ned Rorem's FablesPhoto: Erik Zennstrom.

Strawberry & Tea Student Concert

Class Description: 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!

Adult String Ensemble Fall Concert

Class Description: Free Admission: In a program of poignancy and poise, experience masterworks such as Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Borodin's Nocturne for Strings, and "Largo" from Shostakovich's String Quartet No. 8.

Adult Learning Program Soirée

Class Description: 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!