Local guitar happenings around Victoria and Vancouver Island

C U R R E N T   H A P P E N I N G S

Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival (GVPAF)

The VGS is a big supporter of the classical guitar section: see our page under Community Outreach.

Recording Rules for the 2021 Virtual Festival are now available. 

Visit Festival 2021 for the Rules and FAQ.

Email 

Tel: 250-386-9223

VCM Guitar Orchestra Fall Semester
Registration is now open!

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P A S T   E V E N T S

VCM Guitar Academy - online
August 17th - August 21st, 2020
Classes, workshops, concerts

Faculty Concerts  
These concerts will be delivered via the Victoria Conservatory of Music's YouTube channel
Simon Farintosh, Monday August 17th, 7:00pm
Alexander Dunn, Wednesday August 19th, 7:00pm
Stephen Lochbaum, Friday August 21st, 7:00pm
More information and registration on the VCM website 

VCM Faculty Masterclasses 
Dr. Michael Dias, Saturday March 21, 2020 3:30pm Wood Hall
Bradford Werner, Saturday April 18, 2020 3:30pm Rm 303
Nicole Payie, Saturday May 16, 2020 3:30pm Wood Hall
Joshua Amendt-Moylan Saturday June 13, 2020 3:30pm Rm 302

UVic Guitar Friday Music
Friday March 27, 2020, 12:30pm-1:20pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing UVic
https://finearts.uvic.ca/music/calendar/events/fridaymusic-2020-03-27/

UVic Guitar Class Recital
April 19th, 2020, 8:00pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing UVic

Degree Recital: Joshua Amendt-Moylan, guitar (MMus)
Tuesday April 21, 2020, 8:00pm-9:30pm
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building, B-Wing UVic

Baltimore Consort Workshop
Sunday, January 12, 2020, 9:00am - 4:30pm 
Clearihue Building, University of Victoria 
The Ancient Music Society of Victoria is hosting a workshop by this world-renowned Renaissance ensemble. 

Concert with Orontes, accompanied by Simon Farintosh 
January 17th, 2020. 7:30-9:00pm 
St. Dunstan's Anglican Church 
Members of Orontes Guitar Quartet, comprised of Syrian guitarists Orwa Al Sharaa, Gabriel Al Botros, and Meer Mahmoud, will be joined by Canadian guitarist Simon Farintosh for an evening of music for guitar quartet and trio. This exciting program will feature works by Philip Glass, Leo Brouwer, Olga Amelkina-Vera, among others. All proceeds will be directed towards Orontes members as they seek refugee status in Canada. 

Simon Farintosh - A Guitar Recital 
January 18th, 2020 2:00-3:00pm 
St. George's Anglican Church 
This afternoon recital will feature solo guitar works by A. Tansman, M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco, and J. Hetu, in addition to transcriptions of A. Scriabin and T. Monk. All donations will be directed towards the St. George's Children's Ministry. Reception to follow. 

 

2019

Masterclass with Dr. Alexander Dunn 
December 4th, 2019 4:00-6:00pm 
Room 303, Victoria Conservatory of Music 

Scandinavian Folk and Art Songs - Advent Concert Series 
Annette Lampson, soprano & Douglas Hensley, guitar 
November 20th, 2019 12 pm 
Saint Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 1701 Elgin Rd, Victoria 
By donation at the door. 

Masterclass with Michael Dias 
November 16th, 2019 3:30pm 
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music

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