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Alix Goolden Hall

907 Pandora Ave
Victoria, BC V8V 3P4
Phone:  (250) 386-5311
Toll Free:  (866) 386-5311
Fax:  (250) 386-6602

The Alix Goolden Performance Hall, formerly a church sanctuary, is an elegant 800-seat venue featuring fine acoustics, a vaulted ceiling, filigree iron railings, carved wooden pews, and intricate stained glass windows. It is at once spacious and intimate. Named in honour of one of the Victoria Conservatory of Music's original founders, the Alix Goolden Performance Hall plays host to many acclaimed international performers, while also serving the needs of the VCM's students and faculty and the local community.
The hall has hosted readings by such internationally known authors as David Suzuki, Margaret Atwood, Timothy Findley, and Salman Rushdie. It has seen performances by musicians as diverse as Jean Stilwell, Moshe Hammer, Anton Kuerti, the Nylons, Daniel Lanois, the Arrogant Worms, Sarah Harmer and Randy Bachman. It is also a highly sought after wedding venue. Our beautiful hall is available for rent. For rental information please visit - http://vcm.bc.ca/venues/alix-goolden-hall/rental-information/
For upcoming events at AGPH please visit - http://vcm.bc.ca/events/

Let the LOVE IN: An Evening of Music with Fox Glove, Sam Weber & Luca Fogale

Dates: February 04, 2017
Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
Type: Special Events
Time: Doors at 7:00 pm, Music at 7:30 pm.
Location: Alix Goolden Hall
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Let the LOVE IN - Victoria’s own Fox Glove and Sam Weber are coming together with Vancouver’s Luca Fogale on February 4th at Alix Goolden Hall for a night of intense magnetic vocals and compelling music. Partial proceeds go to the Tall Tree Music Program, supporting youth through music in Port Renfrew... more

Gettin' Higher Choir with Fintan O'Brien

Dates: January 27, 2017 to January 28, 2017
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 7:30 p.m.
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Up-and-coming Victoria singer-songwriter Fintan O'Brien will appear as Guest Artist with the 300-member Gettin' Higher Choir in a pair of concerts which are the choir's 20th annual benefit for The Power of Hope, youth leadership development organization. Fintan has recently enthralled audiences with his songs at such e... more

Pacific Baroque Festival 2017 - Telemann’s Fantasy

Dates: February 16, 2017
Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 11am
Location: Alix Goolden Hall
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Performance of Telemann’s remarkable solo fantasias for flute, for violin and for viola da gamba. Telemann composed sets of twelve solo fantasias for flute, for violin and for viola da gamba between 1732 and 1735. The viola da gamba set was considered lost until the manuscript was found in a private collection in 2... more

Pacific Baroque Festival 2017 - The Faithful Music Master Goes to Paris

Dates: February 17, 2017
Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall
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A program featuring Telemann’s astounding ‘Paris Quartets’ which are now considered among his finest chamber music, and gems in the larger baroque repertoire By the time Telemann visited Paris in 1737 he was already famous across Europe, and was eagerly awaited by the four French virtuosi who had invit... more

Pacific Baroque Festival 2017 - Three Lapsed Lawyers

Dates: February 18, 2017
Venue: Alix Goolden Hall
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 8pm
Location: Alix Goolden Hall
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Featuring the rich variety of music composed by Telemann and his contemporaries, as well as uplifting music for the church featuring the renowned Victoria Children’s Choir. Northern Germany in the mid-18th century was a place where musical influences gathered. This program displays the rich variety of music compos... more

Alix Goolden Hall Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 2
  • Total Sqft.: 10,565
  • Largest Room: 9,565
  • Theatre Capacity: 814
  • Description: The Victoria Conservatory of Music has two performance spaces in its magnificent heritage building: the 800-seat Alix Goolden Performance Hall and the 100-seat Robin & Winifred Wood Recital Hall. The halls may be rented for concerts, weddings, performances, and other events.

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theatre Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Alix Goolden Performance Hall X           814              
Robin and Winifred Wood Recital Hall X           100              
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