The Institute

THE VANCOUVER SYMPHONY ORCHESTRAL INSTITUTE AT WHISTLER will offer students, a once-in-a-lifetime, comprehensive, and nurturing orchestral training program. Our faculty is comprised of musicians from the renowned Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of VSO Music Director, Maestro Bramwell Tovey.

Musical opportunities will abound, as all of our students play in the Whistler Institute Orchestra, rehearse and perform in chamber ensembles, and participate in masterclasses and repertoire classes with our outstanding faculty. The VSOIW offers fantastic performance opportunities including student and faculty recitals as well as chamber music performances throughout Whistler Village and mountain-top on Whistler Blackcomb. The entire Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is in residence during the VSOIW for a series of concerts at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Students can observe rehearsals from a seat on-stage and enjoy relaxing concerts after a great day of music making. The VSOIW will culminate with two performances by the Whistler Institute Orchestra. First, we will perform on stage at Whistler Olympic Plaza, then, following our residency in Whistler, the orchestra will travel to Vancouver for an inaugural performance at the beautiful Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia.

The VSO is grateful for the partnership with the Resort Municipality of Whistler.

Faculty

The Whistler Institute Orchestra will be directed by
Maestro Bramwell Tovey of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

VSO Institute instrumental faculty are musicians in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. All faculty members are outstanding performers and teachers with diverse backgrounds in orchestral and chamber music.

Meet our faculty >

Repertoire

At the Institute, you will experience some of the finest orchestral and
chamber repertoire, as well as repertoire and orchestral excerpts
specific and significant to your instrument.

2017 WHISTLER INSTITUTE ORCHESTRA REPERTOIRE
Rimsky-Korsakov: Capriccio espagnol
Mahler: Symphony No. 6

Additional repertoire & performance opportunities for chamber ensembles & Whistler Institute Orchestra coming soon!

Administration

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at Whistler is managed by the Vancouver Symphony’s Artistic Operations and Education Department. To read about the VSO’s Education & Community Programs, please visit our website:

www.vancouversymphony.ca/education/

CONTACT US DIRECTLY VIA EMAIL :

> CHRISTIN REARDON MACLELLAN

Director of Education & Community Programs

> RYAN KETT

Artistic Operations & Education Assistant

> KAYLIE HANNA

Artistic Operations & Education Assistant