Events

Shoes and Music

October 27, 2017

Let’s have some fun again!Our friends at Fleuvog Shoes and Boots host the sixth annual Shoes and Music evening. Fluevog stays open late, and will donate 50% of all shoe sales to support Saint James Music Academy’s free after-school music program for children in the DTES. Shop for those Fluevog’s you’ve always wanted while enjoying free refreshment, performances by SJMA children, and sponsored by Music in the Morning, special guest Simone Osborne, renowned Canadian sopranist.

Performance Details:
Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:00 pm – 9:30pm
John Fluevog Shoes in Gastown
65 Water St, Vancouver

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Playing Our Part

October 16, 2017

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On November 1st, the Saint James Music Academy and musicians from the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra will join forces for the first time to present ‘Playing Our Part’ a performance of works sure to inspire! After a few hours of coaching from the visiting musicians, the choirs and orchestras from the SJMA will come together with our guests under the direction of NACO Music Director Alexander Shelley, and play for you in the beautiful St. James Anglican Church. Works by Rossini, Vivaldi, Mozart and folk inspired music will be served up for all to enjoy!

Performance Details:
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
7:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30)
Admission by Donation
St. James Anglican Church
303 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
Presented as part of the NAC Orchestra’s Canada 150 Tour

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Precious Mettle – An Operatic Benefit for SJMA – Feb 24th

February 18, 2017

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Oct. 21st, 2016 – The Cold, the wet, and the Happy: the SJMA goes to Squamish!

October 27, 2016

There was the cold. Early morning on a fall Friday, gray clouds taking the place of the sun that we had so hoped to see. It was shortly before half past seven when the first child turned up at the door of the Saint James Music Academy, all bundled up, toque, mittens, and all. And then another, then another, then another more. By the time eight o’clock came around, one had become twenty-seven, ranging from the extremely sleepy to the extremely excited. The reason? The SJMA’s Intermediate Orchestra was heading to the Cheakamus Centre in Squamish!

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SJMA AGM – September 20th @ 7:30pm

August 21, 2016

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Dear SJMA Society Members:

The SJMA Board will convene its AGM on September 20th @ 7:30pm

The meeting will be held at the Saint James Anglican Church,  230 Gore Ave, Vancouver

If you have given to SJMA in the past year, are an existing member of our society or would like to be please join us.

 

Here you will find a copy of our 2015-16 Annual Report

2015-16 SJMA Annual Report

 

 

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SINGITFWD CONCERT RECORDING – Friday, Jan 15th

January 15, 2016

Concert Timings  (H:MM:SS)

0:06:05  SJMA Senior Orchestra

0:16:01  The Pack AD

0:27:30  Aiden Knight and SJMA (Music Video)

0:33:00  Chin Injeti

0:54:48  SJMA Junior Violins

0:59:29  Said the Whale

1:17:06   Topless Gay Love Teckno Party

1:55:50   SJMA Senior Choir (live)

2:01:17   Jocelyn Alice

2:19:05  Humans

2:32:24  Mother Mother

3:00:55  Hey Ocean

3:19:10   Finale

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SJMA’s 9th Annual Christmas Concert Dec. 4th

November 4, 2015

2015 SJMA Christmas Invite

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Shoes and Music Open House @ Fluevog June 25th

June 12, 2015

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It’s probably the best excuse to get a new pair of shoes you’ll ever have! So come on by on June 25th between 6-930pm to try on a new pair, have some refreshments, and see the students of SJMA perform!

See you there!

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SJMA’s 8th Annual Spring Recital – May 29th 6:30pm

April 30, 2015

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The children of Saint James Music Academy are ready to share their talents with you. Come for an evening of music, food, and celebration. Arrive early for good seating. See y’all there!!

303 E. Cordova St, Vancouver, BC

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SJMA Composer Workshop Student Piece 2015

March 31, 2015

A handful of SJMA students came together and wrote a series of musical themes with the help of the Turning Point Ensemble and Mark Haney. The finished piece wove them all together into this haunting and beautiful work, performed by members of the Turning Point Ensemble. Thanks to Diane Park for recording and editing this video, and the Turning Point Ensemble for funding this year’s workshop.

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