What’s New

Winter Break

Please, take note that this year the winter break will take place from December 20th, 2021 to January 2nd, 2022, with lessons and classes resuming the week of January 3rd.

Faculty Concert

Save the date for November 28th! Guitarist Tyler Belding and vocalist Sian Colman-Black will be performing a Faculty Concert at 2:30 PM at the Tapestry Building. Admission is free.

Christmas Student Recitals

December student recitals are now being scheduled for December 4, 5, or 11th. Students should check with their teachers as to the day they will be scheduled. Parents and students should be aware that this year formal concert dressing will be required. Location: Dunbar Heights Baptist Church Cost: $10 per…

Semester Calendar

Several concerts have already been planned and scheduled for this fall. Upcoming Concerts: Halloween Concert: October 31 Canadian Music Concert: November 21 Christmas Concerts: December 5, 11, and 12 For all upcoming events, concerts, and semester information, please, check our website.

In Other News . . .

Gifted Artists Concerto Gala 2025

Download 2025 Application Form Here. The next Gifted Artists Concerto Gala will be held in spring of 2025 and we will accept applications this coming summer of 2024. Please email MSMVan for more information.

Watch Derek Lowe’s performance at the 2022 Gifted Artists Concerto Gala

Watch Owen Wang’s performance at the 2022 Gifted Artists Concerto Gala

Watch Adam Sun’s amazing performance at the 2019 Gifted Artists Concerto Gala

Adam Sun is a student of Burnaby North Secondary School. He started learning piano with Irina Faletski when he was 7 years old. Adam participated in various music competition in Vancouver and received many distinctions from several festivals such as the Vancouver Kiwanis Music Festival and Festival on the Lake.

He likes collaborating with other musicians and, last summer, he took part in an ensemble for four pianists, a new piece written by Canadian composer Alex Pechenyuk, the name being “Summer Overture.”

In 2018 Adam was 2nd place winner of the Canadian Music Competition. At the time of performing in the 2019 Gifted Artists Concerto Gala, Adam was 11 years old. Adam performed the A. Rubinstein Piano Concerto No. 4 in D minor, Opus 70.