Celebrating 5 years of bringing
Classical Guitar to Victoria!
Little guitars for little guitarists!
Thank you for supporting the Victoria Guitar Society this last season. We are celebrating 5 years of the international concert series and our education and outreach is expanding to bring string music and music education to the masses.
Our membership year renews on July 1st, 2022. Current annual membership fee remains $10 for individuals, and we have added a Family Membership option for $20.
If you purchased or renewed your membership after Jan 1, 2022, it will automatically extend to July 2023. For memberships purchased in 2021 the renewal fee will be due July 1st, 2022, and can be paid anytime through our website.
If you are a teacher/performer with a current listing on our website, the listing will be automatically renewed upon payment (you don't need to provide information again unless something has changed).
To join or renew, go to this page
Again, we thank you for your support and look forward to some wonderful music in the next year
The VGS Team
BEACON HILL PARK GUITAR JAM
SUN. JULY 10th, 17th, AUGUST 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th 4-6PM
CAMERON BANDSHELL GUITAR JAM SING ALONG WITH OPEN MIC (pre-register with OPEN MIC form). Bring your guitars, your voices, your picnic baskets and good vibes.
4:00 - 4:45 beginner strumming (guitars only)
5:00 - Singing with gusto (any stringed instrument)
August 9–13, 2022 | IN PERSON
A relaxed, focused, and encouraging learning environment where guitarists may expand and refine their skills. Participants of all levels will find engaging activities including private and group instruction, guitar orchestra, ensemble opportunities, and technique sessions. Programs held on campus at the University of Victoria. At least one year of guitar study recommended. Age 12+.
Dr. Alexander Dunn
Special Guest Faculty include:
Dr. Randy Pile (California)
Razvan Bezna (Montreal)
Simon Farintosh (Toronto)
Guest Performers: Marvin Ren (New York); Jacob Cordover (Barcelona)
Head to VCM website for more details and to register!
The Board of Directors is seeking one new Director to line up for September at the latest. If you are volunteer minded, have some time and take an interest in non-profit musical adventures, please consider joining the ranks at the Director level. Our Directors are "working" volunteers with voting privilege who share the administration and footwork by dividing projects into tasks according to our skill levels and time availability. The following experience or training would be an asset:
Management, non-profit administration
Legal (contract, copyright)
Digital communications (website/email/video-audio editing)
Print/Radio/Social media (press releases, graphic design, advertising, blogging)
Community engagement and volunteer management
Fundraising, membership development
Publications, communication, media
This self-nomination form is your first step, without obligation.