Tag: Vancouver Symphony

Looking back at 2016

As a freelance composer (and therefore a small business owner), the first task of the new year is emptying all my receipt folders into envelopes so that I start the new year fresh. And conveniently, to already be organised for

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Let Me Entertain You (at 35,000 feet)

For someone whose job is largely sitting in front of manuscript paper, pencil in hand, I seem to spend a lot of time on planes. The exact number varies widely from year to year. A couple of years ago I

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Must-hear Canadian Composers

Matthew Parsons, a blogger at CBC Music, has made a list of ten “must-hear Canadian composers” and I’m flattered that he’s included me among them. The other composers show the wide range of music being written today by Canadian concert

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