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2012 Composer in Residence: Owen Underhill
2012 Ensemble in Residence: Vancouver Brass Project
2012 Guest Artist: Michael Murray, Organ

Experts Discussion Panel
March 20, 2012 @ 6:00pm
BC Creative Hub
837 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC
Tickets: FREE!

Experts Discussion Panel to kick off Sonic Boom Festival 2012. Philippe Pasquier (multi-disciplinary artist and scientist in artificial intelligence) discussing Musical Metacreation; Dr. Bob Pritchard (electroacoustics at UBC and filmmaker) on the UBC Laptop Orchestra; and John Roston (McGill interdisciplinary research) and Mark Zuberbuhler (Digital Media Centre, UBC) on The Open Orchestra simulator.

 

Electroacoustic Works Concert
March 21, 2012 @ 7:30pm
The Western Front
303 East 8th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $25 general; $15 students, seniors & artists; $60 festival pass
Available: at the door; cash only!

A diverse array of wildly imaginative new electroacoustic compositions. Featuring a new work by electroacoustic curator Yota Kobayashi. Composers: Craig Aalders, John L. Baker, Cameron Catalano, Yota Kobayashi, Ryan Noakes, Aura Pon, Martin Ritte.

 

Vancouver Brass Project
March 22, 2012 @ 7:30pm
St. Philip’s Anglican Church 
3737 West 27th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $25 general; $15 students, seniors & artists; $60 festival pass
Available: 
at the door; cash only!

The Vancouver Brass Project: Our 2012 Sonic Boom Ensemble in Residence. A stellar collection of local brass players and percussionists.

Featuring nine bold new compositions, including a new work by Composer in Residence Owen Underhill.

Composers: Craig Aalders, Cameron Catalano, Craig Day, Stefan Hintersteininger, Duncan Maunders, Farshid Samandari, Glenn Sutherland, Owen Underhill, Russell P. Unfreed

 

Guest Artist Michael Murray (organ)
March 23, 2012 @ 7:30pm
St. Philip’s Anglican Church 
3737 West 27th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $25 general; $15 students, seniors & artists; $60 festival pass
Available: 
at the door; cash only!

Our 2012 Sonic Boom Guest Artist. Renowned organist Michael Murray will perform nine new works on the beautiful pipe organ at St. Phillip’s Anglican Church. A rare treat that shouldn’t be missed!

Composers: John L. Baker, Andre Cormier, M.T. Douglas, Adam Hill, Christopher Kovarik, Colin MacDonald, Dubravko Pajalic, Jo ë l Tibbits, Michael Trew

 

Mixed Ensembles
March 24, 2012 @ 7:30pm
The Western Front
303 East 8th Avenue

Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $25 general; $15 students, seniors & artists; $60 festival pass
Available: 
at the door; cash only!

A wide variety of music for mixed ensembles of one to four players. This evening promises to showcase the talent and creativy of local composers as they combine instruments in new and beautiful ways.

Composers: Diane Berry, Jeremy Hartmann, Sebastian Laskowski, James Maxwell/Claire French, Daniel Simmons, Remy Siu, Roydon Tse, Evan Watkins, William Young

 

Student Composers’ Master Class
March 25, 2012 @ 10:00am
The Western Front
303 East 8th Avenue

Vancouver, BC
Tickets: FREE!

This free event is a must for all student composers! Moderated by Composer in Residence Owen Underhill, this Master Class features Jeremy Berkman, trombone; and Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa, piano; performing new works by intrepid young composers.

Composers: Gene Emerson, Nicole Fu, Nocolas Gonzales Thomas, Kenneth Huang, Sam Kaplan, Megan Yim, Haein Yoo

 

Mixed Ensembles II
March 25, 2012 @ 7:30pm
The Western Front
303 East 8th Avenue

Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $25 general; $15 students, seniors & artists; $60 festival pass
Available: 
at the door; cash only!

The second evening of mixed ensemble compositions. A perfect conclusion to five wonderful nights of music!

Composers: Elizabeth Knudson, Rita Ueda, Lan Tung, Glenn James, Ryan Noakes, Drew Redman, Sylvia RickardJeffrey Ryan, Daniel Bellefeuille

 

Further detail at the Sonic Boom website.

March 20, 2012 8:00 pmtoMarch 25, 2012 8:00 pm