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1305 2019

Jon Washburn Wins CMC BC 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award

By |13 May 2019|Categories: British Columbia, News|Tags: |

"Conductor and Composer Jon Washburn was presented with CMC BC’s 2019 Barbara Pentland Lifetime Achievement Award at his final concert conducting the Vancouver Chamber Choir as Music Director Friday night, May 10. My remarks in presenting the award to Jon follow: It would be impossible to conceive of anyone on this Earth more deserving of the Canadian [...]

304 2019

Meet Dr. T. Patrick Carrabré, UBC School of Music’s new director

By |3 April 2019|Categories: British Columbia, News|Tags: |

"The University of British Columbia welcomes Dr. T. Patrick Carrabré as the new Director of the School of Music. An internationally renowned composer, teacher, and media personality, Dr. Carrabré will assume the role starting July 1st, 2019.   “I am delighted that Dr. Carrabré will take on the leadership of the School of Music. His [...]

210 2018

Bramwell Tovey Awarded 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

By |2 October 2018|Categories: British Columbia, News|

The world has only ever known one Leonard Bernstein. And any orchestra today would give their eyeteeth to find another. Yet that is exactly what the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra has had, and indeed what the entire nation of Canada has been fortunate to have ever since Maestro Bramwell Tovey first moved to this country in 1989.

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