Kristi Hoffman

Toddlers join in a musical story time class at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. The conservatory opened its Westshore campus earlier this year.

WEST SHORE ARTS COUNCIL: Conservatory of Music embraced on West Shore

New programs offer a range of options for taking lessons

Toddlers join in a musical story time class at the Victoria Conservatory of Music. The conservatory opened its Westshore campus earlier this year.
Violinist Phillip Manning, who grew up in Metchosin and recently accepted a position with the Victoria Symphony, returns for a concert in his hometown July 9 at St. Mary's Church.

Triumphant return to Metchosin for young violinist

Newcomer with Victoria Symphony will give a taste of what’s to come with VSO

Violinist Phillip Manning, who grew up in Metchosin and recently accepted a position with the Victoria Symphony, returns for a concert in his hometown July 9 at St. Mary's Church.
Participants in the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA) work on projects during a past session at Pearson College. The summer arts school is in the final stages of accepting applications for this year’s workshops.

WEST SHORE ARTS: MISSA magic: an artistic retreat on the West Shore

Annual summer arts workshops in Metchosin attract various creative souls

Participants in the Metchosin International Summer School of the Arts (MISSA) work on projects during a past session at Pearson College. The summer arts school is in the final stages of accepting applications for this year’s workshops.
The Sooke Philarmonic Orchestra has a vigorous program in store for audience members attending their concerts this month in Colwood and Sooke.

Musical magic of symphony coming to the West Shore

Sooke Philarmonic Orchestra makes first stop at Royal Bay

The Sooke Philarmonic Orchestra has a vigorous program in store for audience members attending their concerts this month in Colwood and Sooke.
Kristi Hoffman

WEST SHORE ARTS COUNCIL: Realizing the vision: developments toward a performing arts centre

Discussion forum on possible arts centre on Feb. 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Langford Legion

Kristi Hoffman
Violinist Marc Destrubé performs as part of an ensemble at the Pacific Baroque Festival’s concert Jan. 29 at the Church of St. Mary of the Incarnation in Metchosin.

Baroque festival concert coming to West Shore

Celebration of period music lands in Metchosin on Jan. 29

Violinist Marc Destrubé performs as part of an ensemble at the Pacific Baroque Festival’s concert Jan. 29 at the Church of St. Mary of the Incarnation in Metchosin.
Award-winning Celtic music band Tiller’s Folly have been making music together for nearly two decades. The trio, from left, Bruce Coughlin, Nolan Murray and Laurence Knight, perform here on Oct. 3.

WEST SHORE ARTS COUNCIL: Tiller’s Folly to perform in Colwood

Award-winning trio use music to tell historical stories

Award-winning Celtic music band Tiller’s Folly have been making music together for nearly two decades. The trio, from left, Bruce Coughlin, Nolan Murray and Laurence Knight, perform here on Oct. 3.

WEST SHORE ARTS COUNCIL: Making a difference with music

Music program free to those youth in financial need

New West Shore Arts Council president Laura Davis says the arts are an important piece of the social fabric of a community.

WEST SHORE ARTS COUNCIL: New president is on a mission

Laura Davis hopes to see action on a West Shore arts and cultural centre

New West Shore Arts Council president Laura Davis says the arts are an important piece of the social fabric of a community.
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