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 Concerts in July

Featuring students of the vocal and instrumental programs alongside members of Victoria Baroque.

All concerts are at the Alix Goolden Hall, 900 Johnson Street except for the Chamber Music concert on July 23rd which is being held in the Wood Hall.

Wednesday July 18th 7.30pm
A Mix of Masters: Faculty Concert
with Steven Devine, harpsichord;
Nancy Argenta, soprano; Daniel Taylor, counter tenor;
Soile Stratkauskas, flute; John Abberger, oboe
Ticket info: http://vcm.bc.ca/events/a-mix-of-masters-baroque-concert/

Monday July 23rd 5:30pm
Chamber Music Concert
Students of the instrumental program perform chamber music alongside members of  Victoria Baroque.
Free Entry

Tuesday July 24th 4pm
Afternoon Serenade
Duets and arias by Purcell and Handel with instrumental ensemble, directed by Steven Devine.
Free Entry

Tuesday July 24th 7.30pm
Handel’s Acis and Galatea
Featuring advanced student soloists with instrumental ensemble, directed by Steven Devine.
Free Entry

Friday July 27th 7.30pm
Bach Cantata Evening
Performed by advanced student soloists with members of Victoria Baroque, directed by Steven Devine.
Ticket info: http://vcm.bc.ca/events/bach-cantata-evening-3/

Saturday July 28th 8pm
Handel’s Solomon
Grand Finale for Soloists, Choir and Full Baroque Orchestra directed by Steven Devine.
Ticket info: http://vcm.bc.ca/events/finale-concert-solomon-oratorio/

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.