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The White Album Revisited

Posted October 26, 2018 by

Calling all Beatles fans and lovers of classical music!  Come on out and join some of VMA’s finest and talented musicians, as they celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ White Album!  View the full lineup here.   The benefit concert for Performing Arts Lodge (PAL) Vancouver will take pl...


P2 Visa Processing Times Update

Posted September 14, 2018 by

Heads up to all musicians who are planning to apply for a P2 Visa!  Please be aware of the new processing times and plan accordingly.     Regular Processing: Submit your P2 package to CFM at least 60 calendar days prior to first performance.  US Immigration reports a processing backlog for Reg...


Transportation of Musical Instruments Consultation

Posted June 21, 2018 by

The Canadian Transportation Agency is looking for feedback on the transport of musical instruments.  We strongly encourage all members to provide their input on this topic.  To submit your feedback, please click here.  The deadline to submit feedback is August 28, 2018.    


Congratulations to Eli Bennett, 2018 Leo Awards Winner!

Posted May 28, 2018 by

A big congratulations to VMA's own Eli Bennett, who won Best Musical Score, Feature Length Documentary for his work in Believe: The True Story of Real Bearded Santas.     Eli is also returning as Music Director of the 2018 Celebration Awards Ceremony Two & Gala Awards Ceremony!  For more in...