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Composition of a lifetime: Hamilton students write music for HPO

Composition of a lifetime: Hamilton students write music for HPO

April 19, 2013
National

" Liam Ritz is just 16-years-old, but is already accomplished in violin, saxophone, bassoon, piano and flute.

Ritz can now add ‘composer’ to his list of musical accomplishments

He’s one of four students, along with Ben Duff, Katie Lloyd and Heather McBrian, from Westmount Secondary School who got to compose their own works of music to be performed by members of the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra’s at a concert Friday night,

The teens worked closely with HPO composer-in-residence Abigail Richardson-Schulte for months to create their pieces, which are being performed as part of the HPO's What Next festival..."

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Related Composers: Abigail Richardson-Schulte