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Notes on writing for bass clarinet & basset horn

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July 6, 2020 Liam Hockley presented a zoom workshop on writing for bass clarinet & basset horn this past Sunday in preparation for the deadline for the call for scores for A Little Futher Series: Miniatures The notes are available here. (Written by Liam Hockley and distributed with his permission)

Sonic Boom Festival 2020 Postponed

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To all our patrons and members: We at Vancouver Pro Musica have been closely following the rapidly unfolding situation with COVID-19 (Coronovirus). Above all, Vancouver Pro Musica remains committed to the safety and well-being of our members, patrons, performers, and audience.  In accordance with current BC public health advisories and those also of the World Read More

Sonic Boom 2020 Ensemble-in-Residence Pacific Baroque Orchestra Harpsichord and Organ Info

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Planning to write a piece to submit to the call for scores for the Sonic Boom 2019 Ensemble-in-Residence Pacific Baroque Orchestra? Here is some information on the Chamber Organ and Harpsichord: Chamber Organ By Hellmuth Wolff & Associées, Laval, Quebec, 2001 Bourdon                 8′       bass & treble       treble Flûtes à cheminée 4′       bass                     bass & treble Read More

Sonic Boom 2020 Call for Scores

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Vancouver Pro Musica Presents: Sonic Boom 2020 Information about the Call for Scores  Featuring: Ensemble-in-Residence: Pacific Baroque Orchestra Featured Artist: Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, pianist Composer-in-Residence: Jocelyn Morlock Vancouver Pro Musica invites any and all BC composers to submit new scores for presentation at the 33nd Annual Sonic Boom Festival. The Festival will be held March 19-22, 2020 at Read More

Composer Ron Lake

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It is with deep regret that VPM announces the unexpected loss of one of its member composers, Ron Lake, on August 31, 2019. Our condolences go out to his friends and family during this difficult time.

2018 Sonic Boom Festival: Composer in Residence, Owen Underhill

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The 2018 Sonic Boom Festival will be held this year from March 22-25, 2018. We are excited to have Owen Underhill joining us this year as Composer in Residence! Owen Underhill is a respected Canadian composer/conductor, an inspirational music educator/mentor, and an influential cultural animator. He has composed over 70 works and conducted 175 premiere performances. He Read More