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J. Scott Irvine: Biography

J. Scott Irvine
1953 -
Region: Ontario

J. Scott Irvine

SCOTT IRVINE (b. 1953) is a leading tuba player in the Toronto area where he performs regularly with the Canadian Opera Company and the Esprit Orchestra. He is also in great demand as a solo performer of new music involving his instrument. Primarily a composer of music for concert band and brass instruments, his Fantasia (1981/83) and Hannaford Overture (1986) are performed by bands across North America. His Aubade (1988) for cornet and band proved so popular that it has twice been re-issued with string orchestra and organ accompaniments. Many of his works have been recorded by the Hannaford Street Silver Band and are available on several CBC compact discs.

Daniel Foley, 1998



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