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Sept. 20:Wayfaring at WCMA Awards Showcase at 2PM in Victoria at St. John the Divine Anglican Church

Nov. 22:Gianetta Baril's concert "Wayfaring" will include my piece...Wayfaring!

Jan. 24 and 27:Cordei and Johanna Hauser perform Invocation (read more)

March 20 Standing Wave plays Mosaic Dances in Sonic Boom at the Orpheum Annex

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Mosaic Dances at Sonic Boom tomorrow night

The final concert of the 2016 Sonic Boom Festival features Standing Wave as ensemble-in-residence, and I’m thrilled to hear these local heroes perform my Mosaic Dances quintet — for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano.  The concert also features a host of other colorful and diverse new works (read more here) at the Orpheum Annex, March 20 7:30 […]


Sold out show for tonight’s Water and Glass premieres

Tonight’s “City of Water, Sea of Glass” show has sold out, and stands to shock and awe the lucky folks who got tickets! This bold undertaking by Redshift (for them, are there any other kinds?) is all about new music and new instruments revolving around glass and water and performed by Fringe percussion quartet. There […]


Two upcoming performances of Invocation


Cordei (violinist Janna Sailor and Harpist Albertina Chan) join clarinetist Johanna Hauser to perform my trio Invocation alongside chamber music by Maurice Ravel, Camille Saint-Saëns, Michael Conway Baker, and Jean-Michel Damase.  This will be at two Vancouver concerts, by donation: this Sunday, January 24th, 4:00 PM, at St. James Hall in Vancouver, with juice and cookies at intermission, and at The Carnegie Centre […]


Gianetta Baril, a Wayfaring harpist


I am very lucky to know my brave friend Gianetta Baril, and honored to have written her a piece a few years ago, so foretellingly titled “Wayfaring,” for harp and saxophone with Jeremy Brown.  Her concert tomorrow, titled Wayfaring (!) brings it all together, –see below!–and will also be live-streaming at:




Wayfaring at the Western Canadian Music Awards tomorrow!


I’m glad that Wayfaring will be performed at the WCMA Classical Showcase among such good company.  Aside from my Wayfaring, the nominated works for Western Canadian Music Classical Composition of the Year Award are: Cobalt by Jocelyn Morlock, Beyond Shadows by Dorothy Chang, Duotone by Owen Underhill, and Homage To Liu Wenjin by Keith Hamel. Four of the works are being […]