UVic Summer Piano

July 7th – 14th, 2024


The second annual UVic Summer Piano Immersion program will be held this summer at the University of Victoria School of Music in Victoria, BC. During the week-long immersive program, participants will:


  • Actively be involved in morning and afternoon masterclasses led by the four instructors: May Ling Kwok, Michelle Mares, Jamie Syer and Bruce Vogt.
  • Have the option of performing at daily noon-time recitals on one of the two Steinway Concert Grands in the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall.
  • 1 forty-minute private lesson
  • Have complete access to the 28 practice rooms in the music school building, open daily from 7 am-11 pm.
  • Have the opportunity to register for the course on Alexander Skryabin and the Russian Piano School in the Silver Age, led by Dr. Michelle Fillion and Bruce Vogt, offered for two hours each afternoon.

Who is eligible?

Anyone aged 16+ with repertoire the equivalent of level 8 or higher Royal Conservatory of Music (exceptions may be allowed by special arrangement).


  • July 7-14, 2024


  • $600 (CAD)

Alexander Skryabin and the Russian Piano School in the Silver Age

  • Taught by Dr. Michelle Fillion and Bruce Vogt.
  • Open to both participants in the program and the general public

  • Course description
  • Cost: $200 (CAD).

Further Options

  • Additional private lessons (40 or 60 minute) with instructors will be available upon request for an extra discounted charge: $60/hour.
  • Masterclass devoted to 4-hand or 2-piano repertoire

Registration opens on February 1, 2024

Attendees are responsible for arranging their own accommodation and meals.
(UVic on-campus housing is available during this period and may be requested via the registration form or by e-mailing [email protected]).


contact us via email: [email protected]