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1110 2019

Video Premiere: Land’s End Ensemble & Ben Reimer Perform “Twister” by Vincent Ho

By |11 October 2019|News|

"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, Artistic Director), Kickin’ It 2.0 is dedicated to new works by contemporary Canadian [...]

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Yellowknife composer named Classical Composer of the Year at BreakOut West music festival

By |7 October 2019|News|

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 West music festival, which runs through this weekend. Braden said it feels [...]

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Carmen Braden named western Canada’s composer of the year

By |4 October 2019|News|

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 Radford. "There are heavyweights on that list. When [...]

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Orchestra shines spotlight on Salmon Arm composer

By |1 October 2019|News|

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 Salmon Arm composer Jean Ethridge. The concert opened with the premiere of Ethridge’s [...]