DeLong: Canadian composers lift up Luminous Voices

October 19, 2018
National

"At the conclusion of last Sunday’s Luminous Voices concert I saw something I have never seen before: six Canadian composers simultaneously taking a bow at the end of a concert. The significance of the moment was quickly recognized by the audience, which rose as one to acknowledge not just the excellence of the performance, but, even more, to celebrate the composers whose music engaged, challenged, and, ultimately, thrilled those who experienced it..."






Liane Luton
Region: Ontario
Parkdale UC Orchestra

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The Parkdale United Church Orchestra is a community orchestra composed of amateur musicians with a wide range of musical skills, talents, age and experience. What unites us is our love for playing music and our commitment to perform some of the western world's greatest classical and contemporary music. Our goal is to provide opportunities for amateur players of all ages to play orchestral music for their mutual enjoyment and pleasure. As well, we provide opportunities for student musicians to perform as soloists with a full symphony orchestra.

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New $50,000 Canadian music prize announced

October 18, 2018
National

"The Azrieli Foundation has launched a $50,000 music prize competition that’s open exclusively to Canadian composers.

Sharon Azrieli announced the expansion of the Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) – already Canada’s most lucrative awards for music composition – at an AMP gala concert held at the Maison symphonique de Montréal on Oct. 15..."

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Related Composers: Kelly-Marie Murphy





Brian Daurelle
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Brian Daurelle

I Play: Piano, Computer

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Congratulations to CMC Assocaite Composer Jocelyn Morlock for winning the 2018 WCMA for Classical Composer of the Year!

October 12, 2018
National

Congratulations to CMC Assocaite Composer Jocelyn Morlock for winning the 2018 WCMA for Classical Composer of the Year!

breakoutwest.ca/awards/music-awards

Related Composers: Jocelyn Morlock





Alain Duncan
Region: British Columbia
Alain Duncan


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Retired accountant (CA) and lecturer in Business Faculty at Simon Fraser University Burnaby (metro Vancouver).

I have recently (last four years) taken up the piano. I find this web site interesting - I can even look up composers of the tunes I am painfully learning. That's it for now !

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Azrieli Prize-winning music premieres at gala concert

October 4, 2018
National

"The world premiere of works by the two winners of the 2018 Azrieli Music Prizes will be presented at a gala concert at the Maison symphonique de Montréal on Oct. 15.

Related Composers: Kelly-Marie Murphy, Brian Current





Okanagan Symphony Orchestra welcomes Tanya Tagaq

October 4, 2018
National

Performance in Kelowna Oct. 13, Vernon Oct. 14

"The OSO presents a rare and powerful program featuring Polaris-prize winning artist Tanya Tagaq.

Tagaq is renowned for her passionate, other-worldly performances that blend traditional throat singing, metal, rock and contemporary styles. Her first novel Split Tooth, released only last week, has already been shortlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize...."

www.summerlandreview.com

Related Composers: Christos Hatzis





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Kevin Bowyer

Profile Type: Performer
I Play: Organ

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Organist at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.

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Jcopland9
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Jackie

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I Play: Tuba

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