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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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

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2019/2020 Calendar
September 9, 2019 – Lessons commence
October 14, 2019 – Thanksgiving
November 11, 2019 – Remembrance Day
December 23 – January 5th – Christmas break, school is closed
January 6, 2020 – School re-opens
February 17, 2020 – Family Day, office closed
March 16 – 20, 2020 – Spring Break, school is closed
April 10, 2020 – Good Friday
April 13, 2020 – Easter Monday
May 18, 2020 – Victoria Day, office is closed
June 5, 2020 – 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.

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: