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VCC Alumni Music Week - Masterclasses

Date Day Time Room Location
February 10, 2023 Friday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM VCC Auditorium Broadway campus
Two alumni present topics of interest to musicians at free workshops

Colin Sankey — Solo electric bass techniques ( 2 p.m.)

Having consumed an omnivorous musical diet of funk and jazz, along with a plethora of other genres, Colin is committed to composing music that both taps your toes and engages the deepest recesses of your mind. Colin spent his late teens and early twenties cutting his teeth in jazz clubs and bars around the city of Vancouver. Colin holds a Bachelor of Applied Music degree from VCC, and was the winner of the 2022 Phil Jones International Solo Bass Competition in New York City.‚Äč 


Sebastian Chamney — Jazz guitar strategies (3 p.m.)

Seb is a jazz and contemporary guitarist based in Vancouver. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Music degree from VCC, and has performed at numerous music venues including the Libra Room, Railway Club and the Orpheum. He specializes in approaching traditional repertoire and vocabulary using unique rhythmic and harmonic techniques.