Welcome to the GCVI Music Department website.
The Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute is a secondary school that claims a unique and long-standing heritage. GCVI, the oldest high school in Guelph, has always enjoyed its reputation for discovering and promoting the goals and aspirations of our truly diverse student population. At GCVI, we continue into the future, with the support and co-operation of our community, to encourage and to challenge our students to achieve their personal best.
The GCVI Music Department offers a wide variety of music education opportunities with classes in; Vocal Performance, Instrumental Music Performance, Guitar Studies, Musical Theatre, The Integrated Arts program: MADE in Guelph Urban Arts, and Senior IB Music. Classes are available for beginner and advanced young musicians.
The GCVI Music Department also offers a variety of extra-curricular groups:
- GCVI Sr. Symphonic Band (2023, 2022, 2021, 2013 Musicfest Canada National Gold Medalists)
- GCVI Gael Force Stage Band (2023 Musicfest Canada National Gold Medalists)
- GCVI Jr. Symphonic Band (2023 Musicfest Canada National Gold Medalists)
- GCVI String Ensemble (2021, 2019 Canadian National Gold Medalists)
- GCVI Marching Band (multiple Top Parade Band awards 2017-2022)
- GCVI Chamber Choir (2021, 2016 Musicfest Canada National Gold Medalists)
- GCVI Orchestra (2020 Musicfest Canada National Silver Medalists)
- GCVI Highland Drumline (Canadian Drumline Association National Finalist)
GCVI Sr Symphonic Band @ Ontario Band Association Festival 2023
GCVI Gael Force Stage Band @ Sunshine City Music Festival 2023
GCVI Orchestra @ Ontario String Association Festival 2023
GCVI Jr Symphonic Band @ Golden Horseshoe Music Festival 2023
GCVI String Ensemble @ Ontario String Association Festival 2023
GCVI Marching Band @ 2022 Oktoberfest Parade
1st annual Guelph Marching Arts Conference @ GCVI 2018
GCVI Chamber choir w/ Foreigner @ Kitchener 2018
GCVI Music @ Harrogate International Youth Music Festival England 2016