CALL FOR ARTISTS:  Wonderment

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Wonderment

UPDATE (3-3-2020):  CALL-FOR-ARTISTS NOW CLOSED The Calls for Artists for GCEMS 2020 Spring / Summer programming is now closed.  Selected Artists will be contacted by email.  If you missed the call but would still like to share your music with us, GCEMS would love to...

Thanks to our donors!

Thanks to everyone who gave to GCEMS during our recent fundraiser! Together we raised just over $3000, which goes a long way to supporting GCEMS operational expenses and programming. Donations are gratefully welcomed year-round, and all of our funding goes to...

GCEMS Year-End Fundraiser

GCEMS receives modest funding from the Province of British Columbia (BC Arts Council, Gaming Grants), the Capital Regional District and the City of Victoria. These funding agencies only provide partial funding to GCEMS’ events such as Wonderment, NeuzTec and Synth...

GCEMS is now a registered charity!

The Garden City Electronic Music Society is now a Canada Revenue Agency registered charity!  (CRA #730327095 RR 0001) Donations made to GCEMS after November 11, 2019 are eligible for tax receipts, which will be issued in early 2020. Online donations made to GCEMS...

Wonderment Festival Weekend 2019 (BC Day Long Weekend)

The Wonderment Festival Weekend took place over the BC Day long weekend (August 3-4, 2019). The Garden City Electronic Music Society is grateful to the funding agencies and local businesses who supported Wonderment 2019:  The BC Arts Council, The City of Victoria, The...

Wonderment June / July 2019 Long Weekend Events

Wonderment 2019 continued over the Canada Day long weekend with two unique showcases of live ambient electronics… JULY 1st:  WONDERMENT AT BEACON HILL PARK Ambient music has a long history going back decades, even before Brian Eno coined the term. Victoria BC...

Wonderment 2019 – May Long Weekend Events

Wonderment returned in 2019 with two showcases on the May long weekend. Events for June 30, July 1 and August 3-4 are also being planned! We are grateful for the support we had from the BC Arts Council, the Capital Regional District, the City of Victoria, the Greater...
GCEMS’ Wonderment Series 2018 on CHEK News

GCEMS’ Wonderment Series 2018 on CHEK News

CHEK News covered our August 5th Wonderment event in Banfield Park.  This event exclusively featured performances by some of the Pacific Northwest’s most notable modular synthesists.  GCEMS seeks to engage and inspire the wider public with the possibilities...
Synth Petting Zoo featuring Sunshine Jones

Synth Petting Zoo featuring Sunshine Jones

On Sunday, May 20th, 2018, Sunshine Jones (theurgencyofchange.com) presented his PLAY LIVE! seminar as part of the Garden City Electronic Music Society’s first “Synth Petting Zoo”.  Over 80 people attended and it was fantastic to see kids engaged...