The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia opens The Victoria Creative Hub

The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia opens The Victoria Creative Hub at the Victoria Conservatory of Music's VCM library. The hub will host a unique pedagogical library of Canadian music, offering free instructional resources and workshops. (Media release) The Canadian Music Centre in British Columbia (CMC BC) announces the launch of its first-ever Vancouver Island branch, the Victoria Creative Hub, part of an exciting new partnership … [Read more...]

Victoria celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare’s legacy in 2016.

Victoria celebrates 400 years of Shakespeare's legacy in 2016 Arts companies all over the region are producing works by Shakespeare—some adapted and re-imagined—to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death. Where There’s A Will Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival Craigdarroch Castle February 18 — 21 and 24 — 27, 8pm 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's legacy, and we are having a party! Join the … [Read more...]

Britten Festival 2013 Pacific Opera Victoria

The entire community comes together for the Britten Festival,  in joyous celebration of the centenary of composer Benjamin Britten’s birth. Join Pacific Opera Victoria and collaborators, Belfry Theatre, Victoria Conservatory of Music and Victoria Children’s Choir, for three events that include opera, music ensembles, choirs, and theatre. The celebration begins with Albert Herring and continues with Noye’s Fludde and Let’s Make an Opera/The … [Read more...]

Arts Fundraisers for the Holiday Season 2012 – Victoria BC

Do you love the arts? Would you like to support them and at the same time put a dent in your holiday shopping?  Or, perhaps you'd like to treat those you love before the  holidays, or give them a gift they can enjoy early? If  so,  these upcoming arts fundraisers  will be on interest to you. PLEASE NOTE: November 23, 2012   The Belfry Theatre has just announced a special online auction which will close December 16th at 4pm- scroll down for … [Read more...]

Uncork Your Palate, fundraiser for the Victoria Conservatory of Music, April 26th

Every foodie and oenophile in Victoria will be thrilled at the announcement of the Victoria Conservatory of Music’s première fundraiser Uncork Your Palate, (a very special evening of wine, food and music Thursday April 26th) in partnership with Naramata Bench Wineries. Meet the winemakers and be the first to taste the Naramata Bench Wineries Spring Release wines, paired with delectable morsels fromVictoria’s finest eateries and accompanied by … [Read more...]

Victoria Conservatory of Music Presents! Concert Series Premiere Season

Founded in 1964, the Victoria Conservatory of Music (VCM) has trained generations of musicians.  They slowly outgrew several locations - the Union Hall near Centennial Square, Craigdarroch Castle, the annex of St Ann's Academy. In 1997, with over 1000 students, they purchased the Metropolitan United Church at the corner of Quadra and Pandora, moving into the space in 1999. The magnificent 800 seat Alix Goolden Hall is a much desired … [Read more...]