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<ul><li><p>1 Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 </p><p>JULY 6 - AUGUST 22Sounds Like Summer</p></li><li><p>2 Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 </p><p>TABLE OF CONTENTS </p><p>Private Lessons ............................................... 4 RCM Exam Seminars ....................................... 4Suzuki Summer Jamboree ............................... 5RCM Exam Preparation ................................... 6Summer Pops Orchestra ................................. 8Chamber Music ............................................... 8 Group Piano .................................................... 9Early Childhood ............................................. 10Math &amp; Science Explorers ..............................11Reading &amp; Writers Circle ................................11Sounds Like Summer Faculty ..........................12Registration &amp; School Policies ........................14</p></li><li><p>Welcome to the Vancouver Academy of MusicFounded in 1969, VAM has been spreading a love of learning and musical excellence for generations of aspiring musicians. Sounds Like Summer finds inspiration from the scenic beauty of VAMs location at Vanier Park, minutes from downtown Vancouver but steps away from the ocean!</p><p>Sounds Like Summer offers flexible scheduling that allows you to select classes according to your summer plans with convenient per-class payment options. </p><p>From early childhood to adult learning VAM is an inclusive learning environment where the transformative powers of music is explored. Our proven programs and methods have produced some of Canadas most acclaimed musicians in addition to a 46 year alumni database filled with music lovers.</p><p>VAMs hand-selected faculty is comprised of Vancouvers finest musicians and educators from organizations such as Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Opera Orchestra and UBC School of Music.</p><p>Come experience the legacy of excellence at VAM and prepare to reach unimagined musical heights! </p><p>Come and experience the advantages of Vancouvers first community music school:</p><p> Numerous performance and competition opportunities Masterclasses and workshops with world-renowned musicians Flexible payment options and bursary support Free parking in a traffic-calmed location Innovative programs and exchanges with national and international partners</p><p>2015 Sounds Like Summer July 6 August 22Register before June 15 and receive a 10% discount!</p><p>Joseph ElworthyVAM Executive Director</p></li><li><p>4 Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 </p><p>Private Lessons VAMs faculty roster contains internationally recognized educators and Vancouvers leading performers providing expert instruction for all ages and skill levels. Sounds Like Summer provides flexibility of scheduling allowing students to select the number of desired lessons. </p><p>Lesson Fees: $77.50 per hour / $58.25 per 45 min / $38.75 per 30 min</p><p>RCM Practical Exam SeminarsInstructors: Amanda Chan (piano); Nicholas Wright (violin); Isabelle Roland (viola); Joseph Elworthy (cello)</p><p>Recommended for: Piano, violin, viola and cello students following the RCM curriculum</p><p>Class Times: Tuesdays 3:30-4:00pm (Prep - Grade 3); Tuesdays 4:15-5:00pm (Grades 4-7); Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm (Grades 8-ARCT)</p><p>Fee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>Class Description: Essential exam components will be reviewed in a weekly seminar that will track progress and preparation leading to the August practical exam. Areas of focus will include exam repertoire, etudes, technical requirements, sight-reading and ear-training.</p><p>P R I VAT E L E S S O N S &amp; R C M E X A M S E M I N A R S</p></li><li><p> Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 5 </p><p>Suzuki Summer JamboreeBased on the belief that children learn a musical instrument as naturally as they learn to speak, the Suzuki method is widely accepted as one of the most effective forms of music instruction. VAM was one of the first North American institutions to incorporate Suzuki and has since been recognized as a global leader in the teaching method. Parents are required to participate in the learning experience by attending lessons and group classes and reinforcing the learning points with daily home practice.</p><p>Suzuki Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Harp and Piano Prep ClassesInstructors: DeAnne Eisch (violin); Isabelle Roland (viola); Heather Beaty (flute); Miya Otake (harp); Audrey Nodwell (cello); Teresa Ho (piano)</p><p>Recommended for: Ages 4-6 I Class Times: Thursdays 3:00-3:45pm</p><p>Fee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>Class Description: Suzuki prep class covers essential building blocks such as instrument geography, holding position, and rhythm and singing exercises.</p><p>Suzuki Group ClassesInstructors: DeAnne Eisch (violin); Isabelle Roland (viola); Audrey Nodwell (cello); Heather Beaty (flute); Miya Otake (harp); Teresa Ho (piano)</p><p>Recommended for: Suzuki Books 1-4</p><p>Class Times: Thursdays, 4:00-5:30pm (Group Class 45 min / Suzuki Jamboree 45 min)</p><p>Fee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>Class Description: This innovative format starts with a traditional group class covering Suzuki repertoire and ends with a fun mix and match session combining different instruments to create a Suzuki ensemble.</p><p>S U Z U K I S U M M E R J A M B O R E E</p></li><li><p>6 Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 </p><p>RCM Theory: Basic RudimentsInstructor: Heather Beaty I Recommended for: Ages 8+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 - June 30, Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm &amp; July 4 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 1:00-2:30pm I Fee: $300</p><p>RCM Theory: Intermediate RudimentsInstructor: Heather Beaty I Recommended for: Completed Basic Rudiments, Ages 9+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 - June 30, Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 2:30-4:00pm I Fee: $300</p><p>RCM Theory: Advanced RudimentsInstructor: Heather Beaty Recommended for: Completed Intermediate Rudiments, Ages 9+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 4:00-5:30pm I Fee: $300</p><p>RCM Theory: Basic HarmonyInstructor: Edward Top</p><p>Recommended for: Completed Advanced Rudiments, Ages 10+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 1:00-3:00pm I Fee: $350</p><p>RCM Theory: Intermediate HarmonyInstructor: Edward Top I Recommended for: Completed Basic Harmony, Ages 10+Class Times*: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 3:00-5:00pm I Fee: $350</p><p>RCM Theory: Advanced Harmony</p><p>Instructor: Edward Top</p><p>Recommended for: Completed Intermediate Harmony, Ages 11+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 5:00-7:00pm I Fee: $350</p><p>Lets Ace The Exam!VAM shares a close institutional relationship with the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) that includes our official designation as Vancouver West exam centre. Take advantage of the relaxed summer schedule to take an accelerated RCM Theory or History exam.</p><p>L E T S A C E T H E E X A M !</p></li><li><p> Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 7 </p><p>RCM Theory: Counterpoint</p><p>Instructor: Jacqueline Leggatt</p><p> Recommended for: Completed Intermediate Harmony, Ages 11+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 August 4: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 1:30-3:00pm I Fee: $300</p><p>RCM Theory: Analysis</p><p>Instructor: Jacqueline Leggatt</p><p>Recommended for: Completed Advanced Harmony or Counterpoint, Ages 11+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 August 4: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 3:00-4:30pm I Fee: $300</p><p>RCM History: Music History IInstructor: Ruth Enns I Recommended for: Ages 12+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 1:00-3:00pm I Fee: $350</p><p>RCM History: Music History IIInstructor: Ruth Enns I Recommended for: Completed Music History I, Ages 12+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 3:00-5:00pm I Fee: $350</p><p>RCM History: Music History IIIInstructor: Ruth Enns I Recommended for: Completed Music History II, Ages 12+</p><p>Class Times*: June 2 June 30, Tuesdays, 7:00-8:30pm &amp; July 7 August 4, Tuesdays &amp; Fridays, 5:00-7:00pm I Fee: $350</p><p>RCM Teachers Elementary Pedagogy: WrittenInstructor: Rebecca Kelly I Recommended for: students interested in ARCT and above (no prerequisites required) Class Times: Saturdays, 3:00-5:00pm I Fee: $640 </p><p>RCM Teachers Elementary Pedagogy: Viva VoceInstructor: Rebecca Kelly I Recommended for: Completed Teachers Elementary Pedagogy: Completed Grade 9 RCM Piano</p><p>Class Times: Saturdays, 1:00-3:00pm I Fee: $640</p><p> Please note, new RCM requirements for the ARCT level only require completion of two of the following classes: Counterpoint, Advanced Harmony, and Analysis.</p><p>* students missing classes due to vacation plans must schedule a private or semi-private lesson to make up for missed class time </p><p>L E T S A C E T H E E X A M !</p></li><li><p>8 Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 </p><p>Summer Pops Orchestra &amp; Junior PopsVAMs acclaimed Orchestral Program lets its hair down for the summer teaming up with VAMs flagship swing ensemble, The Dal Richards School of Swing, to explore the music of Gershwin, Rogers &amp; Hammerstein as well as popular tunes from Hollywood blockbusters and hit Broadway shows. </p><p>Instructors: Al Cannon; Ellen Marple; Joseph ElworthyRecommended for: Ages 7-11, Suzuki bk 3+ / RCM 2-6 (Junior Pops); 12-18, Suzuki bk 4+ / RCM 7+ (Summer Pops Orchestra)Class Times: July 9 - Aug 20, Thursdays, 4:00-6:00pm I Fee: $100</p><p>Chamber MusicWith a little more available free time, summer is a perfect opportunity to explore and enjoy the joys of playing chamber music. Whether it be a string quartet, piano trio or countless other configurations find out why chamber music is best described as a conversation between friends.</p><p>Instructors: Andrew Dawes (Chamber Music Institute director); Koerner Quartet Recommended for: Ages 10+, RCM 6+, Suzuki bk 4+ (chamber music placement auditions will take place the last week of June)Class Times: To be scheduled at the mutual convenience of the teacher and studentsFee: $20 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>S U M M E R P O P S O R C H E S T R A &amp; C H A M B E R M U S I C</p><p>Koerner Quartet</p></li><li><p> Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 9 </p><p>Group Piano Program VAMs piano lab is a perfect place to learn fundamentals such as keyboard geography, note reading, chord recognition, hand formation and piano posture. </p><p>First Steps Group PianoInstructor: Rebecca Kelly I Recommended for: Ages 4-6 starting piano</p><p>Class Times: Thursdays, 4:00-5:00pm; Saturdays, 10:00-11:00am</p><p>Fee: $25 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>Class Description: Learn with your child in a supportive group setting that enables parents to support their childs learning at home while making music a shared family experience.</p><p>Leaps and Bounds Group PianoInstructor: Rebecca Kelly I Recommended for: Ages 5-7 with previous piano experience</p><p>Class Times: Thursdays, 5:00-6:00pm; Saturdays, 11:00-12:00pm</p><p>Fee: $25 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>Class Description: Now that the basics of note reading and keyboard geography have been covered its time to coordinate hands-together and playing/recognizing chords.</p><p>Adult Group PianoInstructor: Rebecca Kelly I Recommended for: Adult beginners</p><p>Class Times: Thursdays, 6:00-7:00pm; Saturdays, 12:00-1:00pm</p><p>Fee: $25 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>Class Description: Learn how to play the music you love while developing note reading skills, playing from chord charts as well enhancing your ability to play by ear. </p><p>G R O U P P I A N O</p></li><li><p>10 Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 </p><p>Bach BabiesInstructors: Chloe Hurst; Caroline Jang; Heather BeatyRecommended for: Children 3-18 monthsClass Times: Mondays, 9:00-9:45am; Tuesdays, 9:00-9:45amFee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)Class Description: You and your child will explore music and sound together with singing, memory games and instrument exploration activities.</p><p>Mozart MitesInstructors: Chloe Hurst; Caroline Jang; Heather BeatyRecommended for: Children 18 months to 3 yearsClass Times: Mondays, 10:00-10:45am; Tuesdays, 10:00-10:45amFee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)Class Description: As your child grows the hands-on element intensifies with clapping and singing recall exercises and movement activities</p><p>Rossini RascalsInstructors: Chloe Hurst; Caroline Jang; Heather BeatyRecommended for: Children 3 to 4 yearsClass Times: Mondays, 11:00-11:45am; Tuesdays, 11:00-11:45amFee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)Class Description: Now the fun really begins with percussion instruments and coordination exercises designed to lead toward the selection of an instrument!</p><p>OrffOrff provides students with a progressive method for developing musical skill activities centred on song, movement and speech patterns. Rhythmic and melodic awareness is enhanced through hands-on exercises involving percussion instruments and recorders.</p><p>Instructor: Tonia Allen I Recommended for: Ages 4+Class Times: Saturdays 10:30-11:15am or Thursdays 1:15-2:00pm (age 3-4); Saturdays 11:15am-12:00pm or Thursdays 2:30-3:15pm (age 5-6); Thursdays 3:15-4:00pm (age 7-9)Fee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>KodalyChildren learn to recognize melodic and harmonic relationships through their experience with simple folk material, songs and games. Hand signs are used as a visual aid to help establish pitch, interval recognition and independent part-singing.</p><p>Instructors: Sarah Tatto I Recommended for: Ages 4+Class Times: Fridays 11:00-11:45 (age 3-4); Fridays 11:45-12:30 (age 5-6) Fee: $12 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>E A R LY C H I L D H O O D </p><p>Ready-Set-Go! Early Childhood The cognitive benefit of music education for children is without scientific question. Give your child the building blocks for future academic and personal success with VAMs innovative parent/child programs.</p><p>E A R LY C H I L D H O O D</p></li><li><p> Sounds Like Summer I vam.ca I 604 734 2301 11 </p><p>Brain Boosters</p><p>This popular program exclusive to VAM engages both sides of the brain through a combination of Music and Math activities that develop cognitive and rationale thinking while fostering a childs natural curiosity for discovery and creativity.</p><p>Instructors: Lisa Amini; Tonia Allen Recommended for: Ages 4-7Class Times: Saturdays, 9:00-10:30amFee: $30 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes)</p><p>Brain Boosters (math only)</p><p>Instructor: Lisa Amini I Recommended for: Ages 7+Class Times: Tuesdays, 4:00-5:30pm; Saturdays, 10:30-12:00pmFee: $30 per class (students must register for a minimum of 4 classes...</p></li></ul>