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Congratulations to Cameron Catalano

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Congratulations to Cameron Catalano, Past President of Vancouver Pro Musica,  recently won a SOCAN National Award for Scoring made for TV film!

Congratulations to Vancouver Composer Rita Ueda

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Vancouver Pro Musica extends delighted “Congratulations” to Vancouver composer Rita Ueda for winning the Jules Léger Prize for New Chamber Music, sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts. Her composition ‘As The First Spring Blossoms Awaken Through the Snow’ was premiered by the Vancouver Intercultural Orchestra earlier this year:

Sonic Boom 2023: Notes from Turning Point Ensemble Workshops

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Special Thanks to Turning Point Ensemble for leading the “All in the Family” Composition Mentoring / Orchestration Workshops! For those one who registered/attended the workshops, please contact [email protected] for a copy of the recordings for study purposes. Here are some additional information from musicians of the Turning Point Ensemble to assist you in writing your Read More

Sonic Boom 2023 – Notes on Writing for Soprano & Piano

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Special Thanks to Dory Hayley and Michael Park  for holding a workshop for composers on Sunday, October 16 at 2:00pm at the Vancouver Academy of Music. Here is some additional information from Dory and Michael to assist you in writing your pieces. Handout – Writing for Soprano – HAYLEY SB 2023 Handout – Writing for 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

Workshop Tips

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Sonic Boom workshop notes, with helpful advice for writing for the Turning Point Ensemble and for percussion specifically, prepared by Owen Underhill and Julia Chien. Orchestration Workshop Copy Composing for Percussion

Congratulations to Glenn Sutherland

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 “Glenn Sutherland Announced Winner of CMC Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition”  We are pleased to share the news that Glenn Sutherland, is the winner of the 13th annual CMC Prairie Region Emerging Composer Competition, 2016. The jury was Alexander Mickelthwate, Music Director, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra; Meredith Johnson, Principal Bass, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra; and Sid Robinovitch, Associate Composer, Canadian Read More

Congratulations to Anthony Dunlop

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Congratulations to Vancouver-based graphic designer Anthony Dunlop for his winning Electroacoustic Festival 2015 poster design, and for becoming our new Graphic Artist-in-Residence this concert season! Check out his website to see examples of his past work: We’re looking forward to working with Anthony this year and seeing his designs for our upcoming concerts.