Classical music: Something old becomes something new in New Music Festival

January 12, 2018
National

"Is everything old new again? The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival suggests so. Over the course of five days, there’s a strong old/new thread running through the 2018 programming.

Central to the enterprise is the VSO’s popular composer-in-residence Jocelyn Morlock..."

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Musicalfrances11
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Frances

I Play: Piano, Flute

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Why we should be listening to classical music by Canadian women

January 9, 2018
National

Canadian Women Composers Project addresses the catch-22

"When you hear a piece of music, you will have one of two reactions. You will either like it enough to listen to it again, or you won’t. You might like the melody, the harmony, or the way the poetry makes you feel. Then again, you might not like the melody, the harmony, or the way the poetry makes you feel.






Caryl
Region: Atlantic
Caryl Clark

Profile Type: Educator
I Play: Violin, Piano, Violoncello

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I am a music educator based in St. John's, Newfoundland, and previously from Ontario (Toronto; Pembroke). My private studio includes school-aged and adult students on piano and stringed instruments (primarily violin, but also viola and cello), as well as RCM Theory.

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Jerry Derkson
Region: Québec
Jerry Derkson

Profile Type: Performer
I Play: Tenor

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Male, age 73, with a birthday Jan.18th. I have been singing from the age of 9 until today, first in synagogue choirs and recently as cantor in conservative synagogue and performed in various concerts, whether at McGill University or elsewhere, singing in various languages, Yiddish, Hebrew, English, German and Italian.

My voice teacher is Hasmig Injejikian for the last 5 plus years, and I am presently preparing a project of Yiddish songs for a CD.

I work still as an independent broker in insurance, and investments since 1977.

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Jul and the Flute
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Julia

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I Play: Flute, Piano

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Swiss flutist. 15 years old. Lives in Halifax. Speak 4 languages. Animal lover. Vegetarian.

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drmaddix
Region: Ontario
Dylan Rook Maddix

Organization: Toronto Winds
Profile Type: Conductor, Performer, Ensemble, Artistic Director, Educator
I Play: Trumpet

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Dylan Rook Maddix is the founder and artistic director of the Toronto Winds, host of the podcast The Band Room, and maintains an active career as a sought-after conductor, performer, clinician, and adjudicator.

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Region: National
Angel Mannion

Profile Type: Conductor
I Play: Baritone

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Big fan of Healey Willan!

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Bert Meerveld
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Bert Meerveld

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