Oak Bay New Music Festival June 2 & 3 2018 in Victoria BC. Preview.

Oak Bay New Music Festival June 2 & 3 2018 in Victoria BC. Preview.(media release) One of my delights, when I'm not at the theatre, is new music. I've had the opportunity over the past six years to meet and engage with many of Victoria's young composers and musicians.  The Victoria Composers Collective has partnered with the Oak Bay Music Society since 2015 to offer a festival of new music. Originally held in February, the Oak Bay New … [Read more...]

The Wanted Composers Tour. Victoria Composers Collective tours BC interior June 28-July 9 2015

The Wanted Composers Tour.Victoria Composers Collective tours BC Interior June 28-July 9, 2015. I had the opportunity to attend the Victoria kick-off concert and was highly impressed not only by the skill of the musicians, but the variety of musical offerings in the programme.  I am familiar with a number of the composers through their association with A Place to Listen and it was a true joy to see them spread their wings with this … [Read more...]

Vertical Orchestra 2013:Transpondings. August 11th at the Atrium.

Victoria audiences will be thrilled for the opportunity to experience Vertical Orchestra 2013: Transpondings, August 11th at 8pm at the Atrium, featuring compositions by Victoria-based experimental composers. From August 9 to 11, Vancouver’s Redshift Music and Victoria’s Open Space Arts Society will present a series of free new music concerts in alternative, public venues in Vancouver, North Vancouver, and Victoria. Inspired by the … [Read more...]