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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...

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MusicianFest 2018 Applications Are Now Open!

Posted May 28, 2018 by

MusicianFest is a program that is funded by the Music Performance Trust Fund (MPTF) to help create music performances at senior facilities across Canada and the U.S.  This program is open to solo musicians, who will be paid $200 for each performance.  The VMA has five openings.  To apply, please ...

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Member Feature - David Jonsson

Posted May 17, 2018 by

Our latest member to be featured is David Jonsson, proud member of the VMA for over 50 years!   Coming from a musical family, it is easy to see where David got his talents from. His father was a self-taught guitarist and harmonica player who also possessed a phenomenal singing voice, while his ...

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Canadian Music Community Anti-Harassment Summit

Posted May 17, 2018 by

TORONTO, April 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Senior representatives from numerous live and recorded musicorganizations participated in a follow up meeting to the inaugural March 1, 2018 Canadian MusicCommunity Anti-Harassment Summit. These organizations came together to work collectively to discuss an industr...

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In memory of Victoria Megalos

Posted December 23, 2016 by Julie-Anne Saroyan

Steven Wilkes, Vancouver Symphony Assistant Principal violist remembers Victoria Megalos. Vicky came to Vancouver, via Montreal, at the start of the 1970-71 Vancouver Symphony season.  We were stand partners in the viola section for several years.  After finishing her orchestra career, she col...

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