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2018 Vancouver Celebration Weekend

2018 Vancouver Celebration Weekend

Congratulations, 2018 Gold Medalists and teachers!
 

Please see the information provided below for details about the 2018 Vancouver Celebration Weekend. To qualify for Gold Medal awards, candidates must have met all requirements as outlined here.

Should you have any questions about the Vancouver Celebration Weekend, please contact us here.

  • 2018 VANCOUVER GOLD MEDAL AND CONVOCATION CEREMONY: Saturday, November 03, 1PM

    CEREMONY LOCATION
    Chan Centre

    The Vancouver Convocation and Gold Medal Ceremony will include the presentation of Gold Medal awards, presentation of Diplomas and Honorary Degrees, and outstanding musical performances. The ceremony will be followed by an informal reception. Please note that ticket RSVPs will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and a ticket confirmation email with further details (for one or both events) will be sent two weeks prior to the event. Should you have any questions, please contact us here.

    Tickets for the Vancouver Convocation Ceremony must be reserved directly with the Chan Centre Box Office. Please phone the box office at 1.604.822.2697 or reserve online. You can pick-up your guest tickets on the day of the event at the Chan Centre Ticket Office, located at The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts on the west side of the building across from the Rosegarden Parkade.

    Due to the popularity of this event and limited seating, not all ticket requests may be accommodated. To avoid disappointment, please make sure to request your tickets as early as possible. Please note that students can receive a maximum of 2 tickets (not including the student's ticket) and teachers can receive a maximum of 1 ticket to this event.

    Please note that the Chan Centre Box Office hours are (Pacific Time): 

    Monday Closed
    Tuesday 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Thursday 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Friday 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Saturday 12:00PM - 5:00PM
    Sunday Closed

    If you have further questions about Convocation please contact us here.

  • 2018 VANCOUVER CELEBRATION OF EXCELLENCE RECITAL: Sunday, November 04, 1PM

    RECITAL LOCATION
    Vancouver Academy of Music

    Celebration of Excellence Recital Submission

    *Celebration of Excellence Recital Submission is now Closed*

    Gold medal students who obtained an examination result of 90 or over (First Class Honours with Distinction), are invited to perform at the recital. If you earned a mark of 90 or over and are interested in performing, please consult with your teacher and also review the recital repertoire selection criteria below prior to submitting your application. Due to recital time constraints, only a few Gold Medalists will be selected to perform. 

    Recital Repertoire Selection Criteria

    You may select ONE piece (or ONE movement of a longer work) from the current RCM Syllabus to perform as outlined below. Please ask your teacher for guidance with your repertoire selection.

    • The selection need not be one of the pieces you performed for your 2017–2018 performance examination, but it must be chosen from a level within the next two levels for which you received the award.
    • The selection must be listed in the current RCM Syllabus for your instrument: Student's Choice or Teacher's Choice pieces are not acceptable for this performance
    • All selections must be played by memory.
    • Time limits must be strictly respected as follows:

    • Performances at Preparatory Level - Level 4 may not exceed a maximum of three minutes
    • Performances at Levels 5 - 8 may not exceed a maximum of five minutes
    • Performances at Levels 9 - 10 may not exceed a maximum of seven minutes.


    To Order Tickets

    (maximum of 2 tickets for student's family & maximum of 1 ticket for teachers)

    Please contact the Weston Family Box Office at 416.408.0208. If you are calling from a long distance number you can also reach the box office, toll-free, through our Candidate Services number at 1.800.461.6058 and ask to be put through to the box office. 

    Due to the popularity of this event and limited seating, not all ticket requests may be accommodated. To avoid disappointment, please make sure to request your tickets as early as possible. Please note that students can receive a maximum of 2 tickets (not including the student's ticket) and teachers can receive a maximum of 1 ticket to this event.

    Please note that the Weston Family Box Office Hours are (Eastern Time): 

    Monday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Tuesday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Wednesday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Thursday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Friday 10:00AM - 6:00PM
    Saturday 12:00PM - 6:00PM
    Sunday Closed

    Should you have any questions, please contact us here.