Local guitar happenings around Victoria and Vancouver Island

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 

Álvaro Pierri Concert - CANCELLED
Sunday March 22, 2020 2:30pm
Wentworth Villa, 1156 Fort Street, Victoria BC V8V 3K8 

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

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

VCM Guitar Orchestra Spring Term: click to learn more and register for the term

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.

VCM Guitar Faculty Recital - cancelled due to weather
Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music
 January 14th, 2020 8:00pm
 Admission by donation

 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.

Masterclass with Dr. Alexander Dunn
December 4th, 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, 12 pm
Saint Mary the Virgin Anglican Church, 1701 Elgin Rd, Victoria
By donation at the door.

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