7:30 pm19:30

Icarus: Heavenly Bodies, the music of the stars

  • Park Royal United Church

The Luminos Ensemble, directed by Dr. Margot Rejskind performs my work Icarus as part of their final concert of their season.

"For centuries, the stars have intrigued and astonished humankind, inspiring remarkable poetry and exquisite music. From the rejected lover crying out his anguish to the heavens, to the penitent sinner begging the creator of the stars for mercy, to the story of Icarus who flew too close to the sun, Luminos Ensemble explores music’s thousand-year obsession with the music of the spheres. Featuring the music of Claudio Monteverdi, Michael Praetorius, Robert Schumann, Eric Esenvalds, Kristopher Fulton…and yes, David Bowie."

8:00 pm20:00

Perseus: Youth & Music 2017 - New Choral Creators

  • Ryerson United Church

The Vancouver Chamber Choir and Vancouver Youth Choir will perform my work for youth ensemble, Perseus.

Vancouver Youth Choir
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Carrie Tennant, conductor
Jon Washburn, conductor

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At 150 years, Canada is still a relatively young nation, making our Youth & Music concert a perfect venue for the Choir to start its 2017 celebrations. This event highlights the delightful finalists and winners of our 13th biennial Young Composers' Competition, while conductors Jon Washburn and Carrie Tennant lead the Vancouver Chamber Choir and the Vancouver Youth Choir in a programme that marks our nation's birth through the creativity of our youngest composers from 8 to 30.

3:00 pm15:00

Songs Of Ariel: Shakespeare in Song

  • Orpheum Annex

Paula Kremer and the Vancouver Cantata Singers will perform my Songs Of Ariel and explore Shakespeare's truly international influence in a program of music from England, Finland, Switzerland, Hungary, Sweden, the United States and, of course, Canada. Grab a glass of wine, and enjoy a banquet of music as we celebrate Shakespeare's birthday. 

4:00 pm16:00

Icarus: Greek Treasures

  • Denver South Seventh Day Adventist Church

The Colorado Chorale performs my work Icarus in their concert Greek Treasures in collaboration with the Denver Pro Chorale.

 The Many of us picture the same scenes when imagining Greece – the Acropolis, toga-wearing gods and goddesses, the black sands of Santorini, and sunshine glistening off of the crystal blue water. But what about the music? The Colorado Chorale presents a concert featuring Greek music and composers. Join us as we collaborate with the Denver Pro Chorale, leaving you with the enticing and hauntingly stoic sounds of ancient and modern Greece.

7:00 pm19:00

O Seeker Of Dreams: #connect 2016 - 2017

  • All Saints’ Anglican Cathedral

O Seeker Of Dreams, under the direction of Artistic Director Michael Zaugg will feature a cappella music by Brahms, LaVoy, Debussy, Fulton and Lotti.  

#connect will also perform alongside Pro Coro Canada in the Gala Concert of the Edmonton International Choral Festival with Swedish guest conductor Robert Sund.

7:30 pm19:30

Valkryie: womenspiration

  • Heritage Hall

Vocal ensemble, musica intima will perform a 9 voice version of my work Valkyrie as part of their womeninspiration program, celebrating International Women’s Day highlighting all aspects of the female voice – from its ethereal heights to its profound depths.

This program features a new commission for the ensemble by Canadian composer Jennifer Butler!

Nov 19

Valkyrie: CWU Women's Chorale Fall Concert

  • Central Washington University Concert Hall

The CWU Women's Chorale will be performing my work Valkyrie as part of their fa;; concert and Central Washington University.

Nov 16

Valkyrie: CWU Fall Choral Classic Invitational Festival

  • Central Washington Univeristy Concert Hall

The CWU Women's Choir will be performing my work Valkyrie as part of their program for the annual CWU Fall Choral Classic Invitational Festival.

The Fall Choral Classic is a non-competitive festival designed to enhance open and honest exchange between the clinicians, the conductor and the students. Invitations are extended to choirs from throughout the northwest which have gained a reputation of excellence.

7:00 pm19:00

Songs Of Ariel (excerpt): ReSounding Ryerson

  • Ryerson United Church

The Vancouver Cantata Singers will be performing Before You Can Say, an excerpt of my cycle of Shakespeare songs for choir, Songs Of Ariel.

Four of Vancouver’s foremost choirs – Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir, Vancouver Cantata Singers, and the Vancouver Children’s Choir – are performing at Ryerson United Churc. ReSounding Ryerson is a fundraiser concert in support of Ryerson’s mission of Enriching Lives Through Faith, Community, and the Arts.

Shadow Of Dreams
2:30 pm14:30

Shadow Of Dreams

  • All Saints Cathedral

I am pleased to have my new work O Seeker Of Dreams performed by , lead by Michael Zaugg, alongside world premieres by Robert Rival and Pro Coro composer-in-residence Paula Mealor.

This season-ending concert taps on Pro Coro Canada’s appearance at Podium 2016 and will feature a varied collection of a cappella music. Thematically, the concert focuses on dreams, both those we have enjoyed and those that are yet to be.