Baroque Orchestra Mentorship Programme (BOMP)
Developing the next generation of period performers, students rehearse weekly over each academic term at UBC with a core group of five professional musicians led by the PBO’s Music Director Alexander Weimann. A Select group of students are recruited to participate in the programme, and instruments have been made available for loan to all participants through the UBC School of Music and EMV’s Instrument Collections.
Baroque Vocal Performance course – The Compleat Singer
Internationally acclaimed soprano Ellen Hargis leads an annual two-week course on singing music of the Renaissance and Baroque.
Green College Performances
EMV presents free and open-to-the-public performances at UBC’s Green College, which are connected to the rehearsals and preparation of concerts in our regular concert series.
Douglas College Performance/Lectures
Inviting music-lovers to enhance their understanding of the art, EMV presents a series of three free, open-to-the-public performance/lectures as part of their Arts at One Series at Douglas College in New Westminster.
EMV Instrument Collection
Over the years, EMV has assembled a valuable collection of unique historical instruments. This collection is available to the community and benefits many musicians and established cultural institutions that produce concerts and educational programmes of repertoire requiring specialized instruments.
Other Education & Outreach Activities
In addition to our formal education & outreach programmes, EMV also hosts periodic open dress rehearsals, documentary screenings, and public talks relating to our repertoire. These presentations are all free and open to the public.