Blueberts
Region: Québec
Andrew Roberts

Organization: Ottawa Symphony Orchestra
Profile Type: Performer
I Play: Double bass

Biography:

* Graduated from Northwestern University with Bachelor of Music in Doublebass Performance with Highest Distinction 1975
* Winnipeg Symphony 1975-76 Doublebass section
* Principal Bass of Hull Chamber Orchestra 1984-1990
* Professor de Contrebasse Conservatoire du Quebec de Hull 1988-1990
* Ottawa Symphony Orchestra - Section Bass 1994- Present

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Warm Tones for Cold Weather with an evening concert of music for trombone, tuba and piano

March 9, 2018
National

"The UPEI Music Department Recital Series will present Warm Tones for Cold Weather, a concert of music for trombone, tuba and piano on at the Dr. Steel Recital Hall on the UPEI campus on Sunday, March 11 at 2:30 p.m.

Featured artists will be Island trombonist Dale Sorensen; UPEI professor of brass instruments, Gregory Irvine on tuba, and Frances McBurnie, a veteran pianist who collaborates with many Island musicians..."



Related Community Profiles: Dale Sorensen



TSO is seeking an Affiliate Composer

March 7, 2018
National

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is inviting applications for the position of Affiliate Composer, to begin during the 2018-19 season. The Affiliate Composer will work closely with Interim Music Director Sir Andrew Davis, TSO Composer Advisor Gary Kulesha, the artistic staff, and the musicians of the TSO. This two-year position includes opportunities to write works for the full orchestra, to interact with international visiting composers and to participate in the TSO’s extensive education programs.






JUNOfest set to shine light on Canadian talent in Vancouver-wide festival, presented by CBC Music

March 7, 2018
National

"... This year the festival will include JUNOfest Classical presented by CBC Music in association with the Canadian Music Centre on Saturday, March 24 at 2p.m.. The line up includes performances by phenomenal Canadian pianist Jan Lisiecki, stars of the opera world Isabel Bayrakdarian and Philippe Sly, Toronto’s celebrated ARC Ensemble, internationally acclaimed cellist Johannes Moser and a spotlight on two of Canada’s greatest composers – Jocelyn Morlock and Alice Ping Lee Ho.






Exclusive Interview – Irreplaceable You composer Lesley Barber talks composing, orchestra vs. synths, and Little Bear

March 5, 2018
National

"Red Stewart chats with composer Lesley Barber…

Lesley Barber is a Canadian composer who has been writing music for the film and television industry since the mid-90s. She is best known for her work on feature moves like Mansfield Park and Manchester by the Sea. Her latest pieces are for the documentary A Better Man, the Netflix release Irreplaceable You, and the upcoming horror film Boarding School..."






Toronto Symphony’s New Creations bristle with colour

March 5, 2018
National

Local premieres see great new and recent work outweighing the mediocre by a wide margin.

"...The first, Dust Devils by Canadian composer Vivian Fung, is a taut, 10-minute classically structured creation in one movement divided into three sections — fast, slow and fast again. Fung effectively gives the sound motion and shape through rhythm and massing voices in the orchestra rather than by working with melodies or motifs.

Related Composers: Vivian Fung





Symphony Nova Scotia to premiere brand-new work by Kelly-Marie Murphy, inaugural winner of the Maria Anna Mozart Award

March 2, 2018
National

Halifax, NS – Symphony Nova Scotia is proud to perform the world premiere of Dr. Kelly-Marie Murphy’s Dragon, Unfolding on March 8, 2018 at 7:30 pm at the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium. Dragon, Unfolding is the first work to be commissioned by Symphony Nova Scotia as part of the Maria Anna Mozart Award for Canadian women composers.

Related Composers: Kelly-Marie Murphy





boradogar
Region: Ontario
BORA

Profile Type: Performer
I Play: Violin

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Bora Dogar an amateur musician living in Toronto.

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Sound of Dragon: Call For Scores

February 23, 2018
National

The Sound of Dragon Society is hosting the residency of Taiwan’s Little Giant Chinese Chamber Orchestra (gCO) in April & May 2018. The residency includes a reading session at 1-5pm on Sunday May 13, 2018 at the Canadian Music Centre BC Creative Hub (837 Davie St, Vancouver). The Society is accepting submissions from composers of any age and nationality for the reading. The submitted works will be considered by the gCO for its programming at Taiwan’s National Concert Hall in 2018/2019.

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Paul Jeffrey


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