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Faculty

Joy Yeh


Taiwanese-Canadian harpist Joy Yeh serves as a faculty member at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Director-at-Large of the American Harp Society BC […]

Nicholas Wright

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A native of England, Nicholas’s engagements as soloist, chamber and orchestral musician have taken him to most of the major […]

Gloria Wong


Gloria Wong has enjoyed several varied careers in the arts as a professional pianist, educator, and arts manager.  In teaching […]

Leanna Wong


Leanna is a professional bassist and has been a freelance musician active in the music scene of Vancouver. She has […]

Edward Top

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Edward Top has a diploma in violin teaching at the Rotterdam Conservatory in Holland, and a Masters degree in Musicology […]

Joslin Romphf Dennis


Soprano Joslin Romphf Dennis holds a Bachelor of Music in Voice and a Master of Music in Opera from the […]

Isabelle Roland

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Isabelle is a native of Canada, but was raised dividing her time between Paris and Vancouver. Isabelle received a Bachelor […]

Frédérik Robert


Vancouver French Canadian tenor Frédérik Robert has performed with Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Saskatoon Opera companies. In concert he has […]

Benton Roark

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Benton Roark’s music has been described as “ardent and soaring” (The National Post),  “divergent” and “trippy” (The Vancouver Observer), and […]

Christie Reside


Christie Reside began studying flute with both of her parents at the age of six. Since then, she has been […]

Dylan Palmer


Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Dylan Palmer joined the Vancouver Symphony as Principal Double Bass in January, 2010. Prior to this, Dylan […]

Miya Otake


Miya has been awarded the Teacher’s Certificate of Recognition by the Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) for having her students […]

Hanh Nguyen


Hanh Nguyen has been a faculty member of the Vancouver Academy of Music since 1991.  She also teaches the classical […]

Andrew Mee


Andrew Mee joined the Vancouver Symphony as 4th Horn in September, 2012. Before moving to Vancouver, Andrew frequently performed as […]

Noel McRobbie


Born in Winnipeg, Canada, pianist Noel McRobbie first received national attention after receiving top prize at the Eckhardt-Grammatté Piano Competition.  […]

Mark McGregor


Mark McGregor, DMA, is presently the principal flute of Victoria’s Aventa Ensemble, the Ottawa-based Ensemble 1534, and a founding member […]

Ellen Marple

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Ellen Marple is active in the Vancouver, British Columbia music scene both as a freelance low brass musician and an […]

Peder MacLellan


Peder MacLellan is principal tuba with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Peder is sessional lecturer at UBC where he teaches tuba, […]

Jacqueline Leggatt

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Dr. Leggatt has been teaching at VAM since 1997 and is currently Head of Theory and Manager of the VAM […]

Christopher Lee


Clarinetist, Christopher Lee completed his Master’s degree at Juilliard School where he received Bachelor’s degree on Irene Diamond Graduate Fellowship […]

Lee Kum Sing

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Lee Kum Sing studied with Gerhard Puchelt in Berlin, and with Julius Katchen and Magda Tagliaferro in Paris. Mr. Lee […]

Domagoj Ivanovic


Mr. Ivanovic moved to Canada in 2007, after graduating with a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Violin Performance at the University of […]

Chloe Hurst

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Chloé Hurst (soprano) is an active singer, pianist and teacher in Vancouver. Hailed by Opera Canada as having “enviable clarity […]

Lawrie Hill

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Co-Head of VAM’s Violin Department, Lawrie Hill is one of Canada’s most respected pedagogues, responsible for producing multiple generations of […]

David Haskins


David Haskins is the Associate Principal Horn of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 2008. Before […]

Judith Fraser


Judith Fraser received her training at the Royal Academy of Music in London, England where afterward she was principal cello […]

Martin Fisk


Percussionist Martin Fisk was born and raised in Vancouver and holds a music degree from the University of British Columbia, […]

Brenda Fedoruk


Brenda Fedoruk is currently Principal Flute with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra and a core member of Vancouver’s esteemed Turning Point […]

Ruth Enns


Ruth Enns is College Registrar for VAM’s S.K. Lee College program and teaches Music History and Vocal Repertoire.  Dr. Enns […]

Joseph Elworthy

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Joseph Elworthy has been a featured soloist, recitalist, and chamber music performer on such stages as Alice Tully Hall, Suntory […]

Bogdan Dulu


Passionate about imparting his musical excitement and knowledge, Dr. Bogdan Dulu is an active and experienced performer, educator, and adjudicator. […]

Lee Duckles


Lee Duckles, formerly the Principal Cellist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, received his early training in the San Francisco Bay […]

Robyn Driedger-Klassen

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At the age of sixteen, Robyn Driedger-Klassen discovered that singing came more naturally than her attempts on the piano at […]

Andrew Dawes

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Professor Dawes was first violinist of the Orford String Quartet from 1965 to 1991 and first violinist of the Tokyo […]

Sophie Dansereau


Born in Sorel-Tracy, Québec, Sophie Dansereau discovered the bassoon after several years of work at the piano and the flute. […]

Leslie Dala


Leslie Dala is the Music Director of the Vancouver Bach Choir, Associate Conductor and Chorus Director of Vancouver Opera and […]

Alan Corbishley


Baritone Alan Corbishley has sung throughout North America and Europe.  In the UK, he sang Marcello in Puccini’s La Bohème, […]

AK Coope


Clarinettist AK Coope performs with an eclectic array of ensembles, including the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Turning Point, and Vancouver New […]

Roger  Cole


Roger Cole has been principal oboist of the Vancouver Symphony and the CBC Radio Orchestra since 1976. He received his […]

Amanda Chan

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Amanda Chan has achieved recognition in her career as concert pianist, teacher, lecturer, adjudicator and examiner for the Royal Conservatory […]

Alexander Cannon

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Dr. Alexander Cannon is a brass performer and educator based in Vancouver, BC. While a student at the University of […]

Ariel Barnes

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Praised for “…his luscious tone and technical prowess…” (Vancouver Sun), Ariel Barnes is one of Canada’s acclaimed cellists. Equally comfortable […]

Lorraine Ambrose


Lorraine Ambrose grew up in Edmonton where she attended the University of Alberta and completed her Bachelor of Music Degree […]