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...]

Victoria Composers Collective Call for Scores for New Music Festival. Media release.

Victoria Composers' Collective Call for Scores for Oak Bay New Music Festival. Media release. Founded in 2015, the collective has staged concerts, toured the province and been a major contributor to the Oak Bay New Music Festival.  Below please find their internal and external calls for scores for the Oak Bay New Music Festival (June 2/3 in Victoria BC). Photo: Aaron Licht Dear Composers, The Victoria Composers Collective and Oak Bay … [Read more...]

ArtSmarts Monday Magazine September 2016

ArtSmarts Monday Magazine September 2016. Hotbed of creativity marks fall. This content was first published in the September 2016 of Monday Magazine and I have been given permission to re-publish it online. September is truly the New Year in the arts community as arts practitioners present their new seasons for your pleasure.  It’s a wonderful time to experience the arts in myriad forms—whether it be evocative and unusual music, a … [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...]