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The TSO announces RBC Resident Conductor Shalom Bard and RBC Affiliate Composer Kevin Lau

The TSO announces RBC Resident Conductor Shalom Bard and RBC Affiliate Composer Kevin Lau

June 18, 2012
National

"TSO Music Director Peter Oundjian proudly announces Canadian artists, conductor Shalom Bard as the TSO's RBC Resident Conductor and composer Kevin Lau as the TSO's RBC Affiliate Composer. In their roles, Shalom and Kevin will be fully integrated into all areas of the organization, with full access to the inner workings of a major symphony orchestra. Earlier this year, the TSO had an open call for applications which was met with an overwhelming response. Both highly sought-after positions, these two-year residencies represent an important investment in the Canadian arts community by fostering the development of artists and leaders. This investment is supported by special project grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, and a multi-year commitment from the RBC Foundation totaling $400,000, establishing the TSO's first RBC Emerging Artists Programme..."

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Related Composers: Kevin Lau