Often described as ‘a conversation between friends’, find out why chamber music is regarded as the pinnacle musical experience as you perform masterpieces under the expertise of VAM’s distinguished faculty.
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Recommended for: Harp students of all levels
Class Time: Junior - Thursdays, 5:30-6:30pm, 6 classes per term Senior - Thursdays, 5:30-7:00pm, 4 classes per term
Join VAM’s Harp Ensemble for children to explore from classical to popular music and build a strong foundation for playing harmoniously in an ensemble.Our annual optional audition offers students a chance to be featured as a soloist. In addition, the Junior ensemble will explore different harp techniques and learn the art of conducting; the Senior ensemble will focus further on teamwork, active listening and improvisation. The acclaimed ensembles perform regularly in celebrated events such as VAM Harp Fest, Vancouver Harp Day, and the Kiwanis Festival.
Director/Instructor: Rosanna Chiu
Co-Director: Joy Yeh
2023/2024 Class Dates:
September 14 & 28
October 12 & 26
November 9th & 23rd
November 2nd & 23rd
Recommended for: Advanced students, as well as ambitious intermediate students keen on quickly developing their skills. Audition required.
Class Time: Sundays, 6:30-8:30pm
Class Description: 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 than 16 classes per semester must have permission from the teacher. Click below to begin the registration process.
Class Description: VAM's chamber music program is the perfect opportunity for young musicians to experience the communal nature of making music, developing the essential skills of communication and collaboration. Class time to be scheduled at the mutual convenience of students and teacher. Students wishing to register for fewer than 16 classes per semester must have permission from the teacher. Click below to begin the registration process.
Class Time: Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30 pm