Welcome to the VCMS

Established 1975

The Vernon Community Music School is a non-profit organization and registered charity…

dedicated to nurturing musical learning, enjoyment and excellence. Various philosophies of instruction give students of all ages an appreciation, enjoyment and knowledge of music. We offer a wide variety of private and group instruction by well-qualified teachers, thus providing the members of the community an excellent opportunity for obtaining a good musical education in the discipline of their choice.

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registration is open for September 2020
Learn About the Faculty
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Make a Donation

It takes a community to support our Music School. We would like to recognize the following organizations for their contributions to help our Music School grow and thrive, thereby helping to foster future community leaders:

The Galbraith Foundation

Thank you to the Galbraith Foundation for their generous support in helping to ensure our facilities continue to be safe and accessible for everyone.

What to do during a pandemic and there are no groups running? You put together a virtual orchestra, of course! Enjoy!

60+ kids virtual orchestra – Pachelbel’s Canon in D – Vernon Community Music School

Office Hours

The office is open Monday-Thursday, from 8:30am – 5:00pm. We are closed for lunch from 1:00-1:30.

1705 32nd Avenue
Vernon, BC
V1T 2J3

2024/2025 Calendar
September 3, 2024 – Lessons commence
October 14, 2024 – Thanksgiving
November 11, 2024 – Remembrance Day
December 23 – January 5, 2025 – Christmas break, school is closed
January 6, 2025 – School re-opens
February 17, 2025 – Family Day, office closed
March 17 – 28, 2025 – Spring Break
April 18, 2025 – Good Friday
April 21, 2025 – Easter Monday
May 19, 2025 – Victoria Day, office is closed
June 6, 2025 – Country Fair

There are no lessons during Christmas or the first week of Spring Break. Some teachers take both weeks of Spring Break off. Please check with your teacher to see what he/she plans to do.

The Vernon Community Music School recognizes its responsibility to build and maintain a diverse, respectful workplace, where all members enjoy an environment in which the dignity and respect of every person is valued and which is free of offensive remarks, material or behaviour.