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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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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and “Fire Blossoms”

My recent work “Fire Blossoms” will be read by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra tomorrow, as part of the Jean Coulthard Readings, along with works by six other emerging composers: see the whole 2015_Jean_Coulthard_Programme. January 21, 10-1 PM at the Orpheum Theatre in Vancouver.

You can tell from my programme note below, that the same thing inspired […]


Gods, Monsters, and Ancient Songs

The Erato Ensemble will perform the Delphic Hymn to Apollo from my Ancient Songs at their Halloween concert this Saturday at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver.  “Gods and Monsters” is the name of the show: the first half  is inspired by Greek mythology, the second by Monsters, Ghouls, Vampires, Ghosts, Witches, and Little Green Pod People.  And […]


Bird Trios, tonight!

Performances of this pair of Pond pieces hit this amazingly cool little city of Asheville, North Carolina, tonight at 8:00 PM at the The Mothlight as part of the Ecomusicologies conference! Carlton Graham-Alexander (Oboe), Fred Lemmons (Clarinet), Misty Theisen (Flute) will give the world premiere of Pond Terzetto No. 1, and William Peebles(Bassoon) will step in for the American premiere […]


If you like fireworks shows, you can love classical music. Here’s why.

I don’t remember the last time I saw a high-quality fireworks show, but I decided on a whim to check out the first show of the Honda Celebration of Light international fireworks competition in Vancouver this summer. As the crowd counted down, I overheard two women sitting in front of me say “It’s just fireworks–it’s […]


Pond Terzetti at the Edmonton Fringe and in Asheville, NC

My beloved “birdsong pieces,” inspired by my former home at “The Pond” will be having some more performances.  On August 23, 2014, 8:00 PM at The Wee Book Inn at 10310 Whyte Avenue in Edmonton,  Pond Terzetto No. 2 will be performed by the WindRose Trio, who gave the work’s premiere, as part of New Music Edmonton at […]