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from National
on October 11, 2019

"Today’s video premiere features Land’s End Ensemble and percussionist Ben Reimer performing “Twister” by composer Vincent Ho from their upcoming album Kickin’ It 2.0.

The second album from the Calgary-based ensemble (John Lowry, violin; Beth Root Sandvoss, cello; Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano; Vincent Ho,...

from National
on October 10, 2019

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from National
on October 9, 2019

The Grand Philharmonic Choir, based in Kitchener, Ontario, announces its third annual composition contest for Canadians and landed immigrants who are 30 and under.

The winning work will receive its premiere in May 2020 in Kitchener. The prize is $1,500 plus travel funds to attend rehearsals and performance...

from National
on October 7, 2019

Festival hosted Western Canadian Music Awards Thursday night in Whitehorse

"Yellowknife composer Carmen Braden had something to celebrate in Whitehorse Thursday night — she was named classical Composer of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards.

The ceremony is part of BreakOut...

from National
on October 7, 2019

"When Carmen Braden’s name was called from the shortlist of five nominees at the 2019 Western Canadian Music Awards in Whitehorse on Oct. 3, she was so surprised that she didn’t know how to react.

Having been selected as composer of the year, edging out two of her own teachers, Braden said she was both...

from National
on October 7, 2019

"Has anyone even heard of such a thing? An entire concert devoted to the piano music of a living Canadian composer?

Well, they had in Calgary last month, when the Honens Piano Festival titled one of its featured events Alexina Louie at 70.

Aside from the indelicacy of referring to the Toronto composer...

from National
on October 4, 2019

Yellowknife's Carmen Braden was named classical composer of the year at the Western Canadian Music Awards in Whitehorse on Thursday night.

Braden, who just released her second studio album, was selected from a shortlist of five – including two of her former teachers, Allan Bell and Laurie...

from National
on October 2, 2019

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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from National
on October 1, 2019

Kamloops Symphony opens Nexus show with music of Jean Ethridge

"Kamloops Symphony treated Shuswap classical music lovers to an aural feast.

Called Romantic Elements, the season opener, held at the United Church on Friday, Sept. 27, featured works by Mendelsshon, Tchaikovsky and...

from National
on October 1, 2019

"It’s 2004. I am taking my first composition course at Mount Allison University. I have recently become enamoured of new music and am catching up on a long list of listening in the basement of the Alfred Whitehead Memorial Music Library. I come across Memory Forms (2001), a serene-looking disc with a still-life...