The 2015 Syllabus is online; click on the "Syllabus" tab above.
Registration opens December 12, 2014.
Click on the "Festival" tab for a link to the tentative FESTIVAL 2015 calendar.
Note that you do not need a Paypal account to pay for registration; follow the links on the registration page and select the credit card of your choice. Paypal is simply the "bank" that processes the payment.
Several music books were left behind in venues during Festival 2014. Please call the office if you think you may have left yours behind.
YOU TALKED – WE
Thank you to everyone who
participated in our first GVPAF Teacher Survey. We had a great response
rate and will be poring over the data and comments over the next month.
Congratulations to Bradford Werner for winning the $100 Visa gift card.
Please go to the "About" tab for the link to Festival 2014 Award Recipients. Congratulations and heartfelt thanks to all our award donors.
Tickets for Studio Dance and School Dance sessions and highlights concerts at Farquhar Auditorium, UVIC must be purchased at the Auditorium or online. To buy tickets in advance go to www.auditorium.uvic.ca or purchase by phone 250-721-8480. Tickets are also available at the door.
The Festival Program ($25) will be available for sale at: Tom Lee Music; Long & McQuade; Larsen Music; Victoria Conservatory of Music; Toes 'N' Taps Dance Shoppe; Ellswear Dance & Activewear; Ivy's Book Shop; Peninsula Academy of Music Arts (North Saanich); the Festival Office and at the venues.
- Special Offers:
Tom Lee Music is a proud partner to the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival each year. We believe making music makes better communities! Visit our Victoria store and mention Festival participation to receive a GVPAF VIP discount card.
- Accent Inns will offer a $79 s/d rate for any Festival guests booking a room at the Accent Inn-Victoria and identifying themselves as part of the Festival. Mention that you are with the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival to get the discount. *rate subject to availability and taxes.
- Receive a 15% discount at Petals Plus Florist during April and May when you mention Festival!
The Studio Dance section needs a few volunteers. Can you help staff the Front of House table at the beginning or end of each day of sessions? Or help schedule the team volunteers? Please contact the office if you can offer assistance. Volunteers receive passes to Honours and Highlights Concerts.
In 2012 the Festival office moved to 21-21 Dallas Road in James Bay. It is situated at the back of the Shoal Point complex, on the second floor, overlooking Fisherman's Wharf. The stairwell is a short distance to the right of the coffee shop as you look at the building. During office hours there is an elevator through the glass door to the left of the stairs. Free one hour
parking is available.