Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music

November 23, 2018
National

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Brian Current

"Brian Current’s music, lauded and broadcast in over 35 countries, has been awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Barlow Prize for Orchestral Music (USA), and the Premio Fedora (Italy) for Chamber Opera. In 2001, his composition For the time being won the International Rostrum of Composers Prize in the category of composers under 30 years of age. In 2016 he won the inaugural Azrieli Commissioning Competition—which is valued at $50,000 and is the largest prize of its kind in Canada..."

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Canadian Music Centre Announces Holly Nimmons as its new Director of Development and Communications

November 16, 2018
National

Canadian Music Centre Announces Holly Nimmons as its new Director of Development and Communications

(la version française suit)

November 16, 2018, TORONTO, ON - For Immediate release






Canadian composer creates music for dead and missing Thai rights activists

November 16, 2018
National

"Photographs of dead and missing Thai rights activists have spurred a Canadian composer to create a music album and invite string quartets around the world to perform to draw attention to the violence campaigners face.

More than 59 land and environmental activists have been killed or have disappeared in Thailand over the last 20 years, according to advocacy group Protection International..."

www.devdiscourse.com

Related Composers: Frank Horvat





Canadian composer presents workshops Nov. 16-17

November 16, 2018
National

"The P.E.I. Registered Music Teachers’ Association is offering a number of workshops for teachers and students later this month with Canadian composer Christine Donkin.

The award-winning composer, whose music is promoted by several publishers, appears regularly within Royal Conservatory curriculum. Workshops will be held at the Steel Recital Hall (UPEI campus) on Nov. 16-17..."

www.theguardian.pe.ca

Related Composers: Christine Donkin





Brent10
Region: British Columbia
Brent Baldwinson

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I Play: Narrator/Actor

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victormio
Region: National
Victor Mio

Profile Type: Educator

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Victor Mio is a published composer and has worked in various media including film, television and radio. The focus of his compositional activities has been on Choral music with his works having been performed worldwide. The Bell'Arte Singers have premiered several of his works including Ode to Saint Cecilia, Away in the Manger, A Dream Within A Dream, and Libera Me. In the spring of 2000, his Millennium Hymn for Youth was premiered at Roy Thomson Hall, Toronto, in celebration of excellence in music education.

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Two of Canada’s top pianists perform dance music duets for the Faculty Concert Series

November 13, 2018
National

"Two of Canada’s top pianists, York University music Professor Christina Petrowska Quilico and Shoshana Telner, are teaming up under the name Duo Forte to headline York’s Faculty Concert Series on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. Specializing in four-handed piano repertoire, they have put together a program of dance music guaranteed to delight their audience in the Tribute Communities Recital Hall.



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iraj@tbso.ca
Region: Ontario
Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

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Region: Atlantic
Tyrone Clyke

Profile Type: Conductor, Performer
I Play: Tuba, Piano, Tenor

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Daniel Serale
Region: Québec
Daniel Serale

Profile Type: Performer
I Play: Marimba, Percussion, Timpani, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Drum

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