Welcome to the School of Music
The University of Victoria’s School of Music offers a professional education for students who wish to pursue careers in music. Its graduates have gone on to work in the music industry, receive prestigious awards, pursue advanced studies in North America and Europe, and enter the teaching profession.
The faculty includes performers of international reputation, along with composers, musicologists, theorists, and educators who are actively engaged in scholarly and creative activity. Enrollment is limited, ensuring that our 200 undergraduate and 35 graduate students fully benefit from careful guidance and world-class training in a nurturing learning environment.
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June 12-21 — QuartetFest West
Phillip T. Young Recital Hall
June 11 – 21
The School of Music hosts 24 young musicians from around the world who have come to Victoria to realize their passion for the string quartet. Quartet Fest West features masterclasses, concerts, and workshops with our own Lafayette String Quartet and guests, the Penderecki Quartet and master teacher Gerald Stanick. Weekday masterclasses are open to the public (by donation) and held from 3:30-5:00pm in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall and there will also be a series of concerts:
- 8pm Wednesday, June 12 (Lafayette String Quartet),
- 8pm Friday, June 14 (Penderecki String Quartet)
- 8pm Tuesday, June 18 (GALA Concert with LSQ and PSQ)
- 8pm Friday, June 21 (Student concert, admission by donation)
Tickets: Students $12 / General $25. Subscription for three concerts: $25 / $65
Tickets available at the door, or through UVic Box office M-F 9:30-4:00
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