Victoria Baroque is passionate about sharing its music and its insight with the wider community.

Collaborating in educations projects with the  Victoria Conservatory of Music and the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra, Victoria Baroque has helped these young performers learn more about historically informed performance practice.

As well, Victoria Baroque has organized public workshops and performed concerts in local area schools.

If your organization is  interested in partnering with the Victoria Baroque, please contact us at 250 590 9770 or at victoria-baroque@shaw.ca.

Victoria Conservatory of Music Summer Academy
Oratorio Program
Baroque Instrumental Program

July 17 – 28, 2018

Application Deadline: May 15, 2018

An immersion in period instrument performance for intermediate and advanced instrumentalists.

Instrumental Faculty – Members of Victoria Baroque

Soile Stratkauskas – baroque flute
John Abberger (Tafelmusik) – baroque oboe
Katrina Russell- baroque bassoon
Christi Meyers – baroque violin
Elyssa Lefurgey-Smith – baroque violin
Mieka Michaux – baroque viola
Martin Bonham – baroque cello
Steven Devine (UK) – harpsichord

See the Summer Academy pamphlet or go to the VCM Summer Academy website and click on Baroque Oratoria for more information.

Educational Events in 2018

Baroque Trumpet Masterclass and Workshop with Simon Munday

14 May 2-4pm, Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, University of Victoria

A demonstration, chat, and masterclass all about the Baroque trumpet by the fabulous Simon Munday – British trumpeter and Baroque trumpet specialist. This fun and informative afternoon is an exciting opportunity for trumpeters and music lovers of all kinds.

If you have ever wanted to learn more about the Baroque trumpet or if you actively play, you will want to be here for this special event. If you are interested in playing in a Baroque trumpet reading ensemble or playing at the masterclass please email merrieklazek@uvic.ca.

$10 general admission at the door

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/521040128292249/

Auditors welcome – Free Entry

Friday January 12th 4-5.30pm Victoria Conservatory of Music, Wood Hall
String Masterclass with Kati Debretzeni
Kati Debretzeni instructs VCM string students in works by Haydn and Bach.

Saturday January 13th 10.30-12.30 Church of St John the Divine
String Workshop with Kati Debretzeni
Kati Debrezteni works with the Sooke Philharmonic Orchestra on Telemann’s Don Quixote Suite.