CMC BC Administration
Sean was previously Executive Director of the Vancouver Recital Society, and a Vice President of Columbia Artists Management Inc. in New York, where he produced North American tours for European orchestras and managed Grammy Award-winning classical artists.
He is a co-founder of KultureShock.Net, a website service for performing artists, and has presented web and social media seminars for the Manhattan School of Music, Opera Magazine, the Van Cliburn Competition, and Chamber Music America.
Sean has served on the City of Vancouver’s Arts & Culture Policy Council and the Board of Directors for both the Vancouver Recital Society and the Langley Community Music School.
Having achieved a BFA at Concordia University under Kevin Austin and Mark Corwin, Dave was hired by the university to run its five recording studios. Upon moving to Vancouver in 2009, he worked at Apple Inc. as a Genius (both the best and worst job he has had). Dave has also worked for a not-for-profit organization helping people re-establish homes with donated furniture.
As the CMC BC Region grows and expands its mandate to promote the works of its Associate Composers, Dave is excited by the recent initiatives in live-streaming and online access to the CMC BC archives, and is thrilled to be right at the centre of all the action.
Bill has had a long-term interest in medical education and international medical exchange and represented the University of Manitoba as medical educators at two universities in China with his wife, Dr. Lorna Grant.
Music has always played an important role in Bill’s life — music lessons were mandatory in his family — and he has a daughter who is a professional musician: “I see the composition of new musical ideas as representing one of the highest forms of human creativity. Through my work on the archives, it’s a great privilege to be able to document the important contribution of our composers to Canada’s cultural fabric.”
Though Greg has no musical background, he is an avid listener, especially concerning jazz from the fifties and sixties. He swears by his decidedly analog turntable and vinyl record collection. In his early years he roamed the world as a street photographer and worked as a volunteer and administrator for an Asian American community arts organization in San Francisco.