Program Goals:

  • To enhance and develop each student’s stock of musical skills, knowledge of theory and experience composing
  • To facilitate master classes with national and international clinicians, with a focus on composition and song-writing
  • To develop skills that may contribute to community, professional and post-secondary musical pursuits
  • To provide students with private, individualized lessons with outstanding musicians
  • To experience professional performances and concerts on field-trips to Victoria and Vancouver
  • To work in collaboration with the Theatre and Dance strands of Gulf Islands School of Performing Arts
  • To produce a high quality production, performed at ArtSpring, as an end product to the process

Recent GISPA Music Recordings:

  1. Ayo-Rumba:
  2. Cold Eyes and Worms:
  3. Falling Down:
  4. Gipsy Smoke:
  5. Real Boy:
  6. Save it for the Night: