Local guitar happenings around Victoria and Vancouver Island

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. 
Website and information

Cancelled due to weather

VCM Guitar Faculty Recital

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.


VCM Guitar Orchestra

All year round: click to learn more and register for the term

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