Outreach – Past Events

Educational Events in 2018

July 2018 – Victoria Conservatory of Music Summer Academy
Oratorio Program Concerts

An immersion in period instrument performance for intermediate and advanced instrumentalists and teachers. Through private lessons, coachings, chamber music, and concerts, this course provides an opportunity to study and perform with world-class early music specialists. Instruction is offered in strings, baroque flute, baroque oboe, baroque bassoon and harpsichord.

The Oratorio program culminated in a series of concerts featuring students of the vocal and instrumental programs alongside members of Victoria Baroque.

July 18th – A Mix of Masters: Faculty Concert
with Steven Devine, harpsichord;
Nancy Argenta, soprano; Daniel Taylor, counter tenor;
Soile Stratkauskas, flute; John Abberger, oboe

July 23rd – Chamber Music Concert
Students of the instrumental program perform chamber music alongside members of  Victoria Baroque.

July 24th – Afternoon Serenade
Duets and arias by Purcell and Handel with instrumental ensemble, directed by Steven Devine.

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

July 27th – Bach Cantata Evening
Performed by advanced student soloists with members of Victoria Baroque, directed by Steven Devine.

July 28th – Handel’s Solomon
Grand Finale for Soloists, Choir and Full Baroque Orchestra directed by Steven Devine.


Baroque Trumpet Masterclass and Workshop with Simon Munday

May 14 – 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.

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


Masterclass and Workshop with Kati Debretzeni

Joe Plummer Photo

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

January 13th – 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.