Upcoming Concert


Carlo Marchione

Carlo Marchione, born in 1964 in Rome, 1980-1992 winner of seven major prizes at international competitions for years has been the leading group of classical guitarists.In the course of his career he has been awarded many top prizes in International … Continue reading

Date and Time: Saturday October 31, 2015 at 7 pm
Location: Pyatt Hall, VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour St., Vancouver, BC
Performer's Website: http://www.carlo-marchione.com/

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New Season 2015-2016

Posted On: 2015-07-30 17:16:51

VCGS is pleased to announce the upcoming concert season 2015-2016!

Our International Artist Series will begin with a concert by a French virtuoso Judicaël Perroy. This concert will be a matinee, unlike the others, and will happen at 2pm on Sunday, September 27.  On Saturday October 31st, we welcome the renowned Italian performer Carlo Marchione. On February 6, 2016,  we are honoured to present our fellow Vancouverite from Brazil, Celso Machado. On April 2nd, 2016, the Series will complete with the performance of the young 2014 GFA winner Ekachai Jearakul from Thailand.

To purchase a ticket to one concert, please click on the corresponding artist name above.

Upcoming Festivals

Posted On: 2015-06-24 04:28:48

Calgary GuitarFest West  -  August 10 to 14

Classical and flamenco guitar solo and ensemble lessons, workshops, and performance opportunities! Local and guest instructors including Murray Visscher, Daniel Bolshoy, Marc Teicholz, Celso Machado, and others.

For more information and to register, please visit the website.

Kaslo GuitarFest 2015  - August 15 to 22 

A festival for classical guitarists of all ages and stages! A week of masterclasses, concerts, private lessons, ensembles, and workshops in the most beautiful little mountain town in Canada. The guest faculty includes Daniel Bolshoy, Marc Teicholz, Rita Deane, Luis Medina, and Alec Pearson.

Please visit the website  www.kasloguitarfest.com  for further details and to download a registration form.


Festivals and Competitions 2015

Posted On: 2015-06-07 19:30:33

Congratulatios to all Kiwanis Award Recipients 2015!

VCGS Junior Scholarship recipient: Aaron Kroeker
VCGS Intermediate scholarship recipient: Sara Sheikholeslami
VCGS Senior scholarship recipient: Luis Medina

Steven Guo received a Kiwanis Scholarship and was advanced to Provincial Level in Powell River where he was awarded first place.


Steven, Aaron, and Luis


Congratulations to Alan Liu who recently took first prize in The VSOSoM 2015 Future of Excellence Competition and was awarded second place in The Parkening Young Guitarist Competition. Alan also won first place in the recent North West Guitar Festival 2015.

Read more about Alan here.

Alan and Christopher Parkening

Alan and Bramwell Tovey

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