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on September 24, 2015

My new CD recording of string quartets, recorded by the Clearwater Quartet for Ravello Records, was recently reviews in La Scéna Musicale.

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on April 30, 2015

The Sound of Dragon Society launches its brand new website just in time before presenting the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra on its debut Ontario tour.

The new website features the listing of the current season, the links from the previous festival (May 2014), and an overview of the development of...

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on April 3, 2013

By: Jason Caron

There was a busy weekend for Canadian music in Toronto in mid-March, with centenary celebrations for John Weinzweig at the University of Toronto, an Array concert, and an all Canadian piano recital by Dr. Réa Beaumont at the Glenn Gould Studio.

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on February 22, 2013

By: Lelland Reed

The Dunhuang Chamber Ensemble and the Canadian Sinfonietta kicked off the Chinese New Year on Saturday February 16th at the Glenn Gould Studio with a diverse and fiery concert program.

The first half of the concert featured the Dunhuang Chamber Ensemble led by Anna Guo. The group...

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on July 10, 2012

I had an “oh-man,-I-wish-I was-there-to-hear-that” moment when I was lolligagging around the Sound Symposium website. The "there" I wanted to be at was Signal Hill, and what I wanted to hear was Mack Furlong’s harbor symphony, Brute. The recording is...

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on July 3, 2012

Over the weekend, I went to the first performance of the Bicycle Opera Project. I've been blogging about this super-cool project on my website for the last couple weeks. This was partly self serving, since they're performing a piece of mine. But it was also because I...

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on June 28, 2012

Two Canadian Composers, Heather Schmidt and, Nicole Lizée have used video to help express their music.

Heather is first and foremost a composer and pianist. There are romantic qualities to her music, which lends itself well to film...

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on June 27, 2012

This week I decided to go through some piano music to see if there are any pieces suitable to use in piano lessons. Naturally, I gravitated towards the New Music for Young Musicians series and have zeroed in on three pieces that I'd like to write about.

The first is Hope Lee's flower drum...