Congratulations David Jaeger on receiving the Order of Canada

July 9, 2018
National

Governor General Announces 105 New Appointments to the Order of Canada

David Trent Jaeger, C.M.
Toronto, Ontario

"For being at the forefront of Canadian music creation, performance and promotion, notably through his broadcasts, and for having fostered a generation of musicians."

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Dozens of U of T faculty and alumni named to Order of Canada

Related Composers: David Jaeger





Tarek Ghriri
Region: National
Tarek Ghriri

I Play: Guitar

Biography:

Musician form Syria , Guitar Flamenco player , teacher , composer , have been playing Guitar for more than
17 years, experience more than 8 years classic and flamenco Guitar teacher , participate in many concerts
and festivals between Syria like ( Damascus international festival ) , Lebanon like ( Al madina ,Radio Beirut
and Metro Theaters ) also Toronto , worked with many music school between Syria and Lebanon
Composed several music pieces like :
Refugee in the Sea :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r67274caNzI
And Hola espana :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQAcQTEkFPg

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Vancouver Chamber Choir celebrates R. Murray Schafer's 85th birthday

July 3, 2018
British Columbia

"In a rare July concert offering, Vancouver Chamber Choir has devoted a program to Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer, who celebrates his 85th birthday on July 18.

Schafer is one of Canada’s artistic treasures. The choir has a long-standing relationship with Schafer and his music through concerts, broadcasts, and recordings — and is in the midst of a new Schafer recording project, conducted by founder Jon Washburn..."

Related Composers: R. Murray Schafer





AnnaliseSmith
Region: Atlantic
Annalise Smith

Profile Type: Educator
I Play: High voice

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New Canadian opera recalls wartime tragedy at sea

June 25, 2018
National

"Chance encounters can turn into deep experiences.

That’s been the case for Toronto composer Stephanie Martin. In 2015, years after working as the music director at Calvin Presbyterian Church on Delisle Ave., she noticed a First World War plaque in honour of a nurse who had been killed just a few months before the end of hostilities..."

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Related Composers: Stephanie Martin





Composer Jocelyn Morlock takes home Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Award

June 25, 2018
National

"Vancouver composer Jocelyn Morlock has received the Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Award.

The prize for a top composer in contemporary-classical music was handed out on June 18 as part of the 2018 SOCAN Awards.

Related Composers: Jocelyn Morlock





John Burge's Everything Waits for the Lilacs

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Type:Video
Description:Everything Waits for the Lilacs (1996) performed by Scott Meeks at Indiana State University, May, 2010
Credits:John Burge, Scott Meek
Duration:00:05:46
Subject:John Burge | Everything Waits for the Lilacs
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Created Date26 May 2010

John Burge's Study in Poetry No. 6 - Escape Velocity

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Type:Video
Description:Study in Poetry No. 6 - Escape Velocity, was given a sparkling performance by the very talented Anatasia Rizikov, while stil in her teens, as part of the 2013 Debut Atlantic Tour in Halifax, September, 2013.
Credits:John Burge, Anatasia Rizikov
Duration:00:03:56
Subject:John Burge | Studies in poetry no. 6 Escape velocity
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Created Date22 May 2015

John Burge's Twenty-Four Preludes

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Type:Video
Description:Mathew Walton performed the complete set of John Burge's Twenty-Four Preludes as part of his DMA requirements on Sept. 11, 2016 at the University of Alberta:
Credits:John Burge, Mathew Walton
Duration:01:05:44
Subject:John Burge | Twenty-Four Preludes
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Created Date04 Oct 2016

John Burge's At Water's Edge

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Type:Video
Description:A parent of one of the students in the Music at Port Milford Summer School String Orchestra posted this video of the premiere performance of At Water's Edge, August 7, 2016, on YouTube [what might be missing in tuning is made up for with energy]:
Credits:John Burge, Port Milford Summer School String Orchestra
Duration:00:09:47
Subject:John Burge | At Water's Edge
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Created Date08 Aug 2016