Posted November 25, 2020 by
The COVID -19 pandemic has severely impacted live entertainment and the performing arts industries resulting in little to no work for artists and performers who rely on live audience venues for their livelihood. Government financial assistance has been a necessary bridge but as the pandemic dra...Read More >>
Posted October 30, 2020 by
Mike Higgins Casual drummer will play with anyone, anywhere, anytime. (VMA JOB BOARD)We recently sat down in the Performing Arts Lodge library where nonagenarian Mike Higgins, drummer and VMA member since 1956 resides.
Mike was born in London, England and from an early age was enthralled with li...Read More >>
Posted July 13, 2020 by
Kookum is an Indigenous DJ and videographer from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, and Cold Lake First Nations, their maternal Denesuline traditional territory. Based out of Vancouver BC, Kookum has been making a name for their self across the country and is no stranger in the community. Kookum is ...Read More >>
Posted June 25, 2020 by
With over 40 years experience in the music industry, VMA Life Member Marc LaFrance boasts an impressive musical résumé. Aside from touring with his bands Cease and Desist and Atlantic Crossing, as well as with Randy Bachman, Marc has also done a considerable amount of recording work as a drummer ...Read More >>
Posted January 31, 2020 by
Congratulations to the following VMA 145 members, who have been nominated for this year's Juno Awards!
Classical Album of the Year: Vocal or Choral
Chor Leoni Men's Choir - "When There Is Peace: An Armistice Oratorio (along with VMA members Martin Fisk, Robin Reid, and the Borealis String Quart...Read More >>