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Vancouver-based composer Rodney Sharman wins Walter Carsen Prize

Vancouver-based composer Rodney Sharman has won the prestigious Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts awarded annually by the Canada Council for the Arts. Sharman was born in Saskatchewan in 1958 but came to British Columbia when his family moved to Victoria. As a young man he studied with Murray Adaskin and Rudolf Komorous; thereafter his teachers included ... Read More »

Q+A // with Composer Trevor Hoffmann (Pt. 1)

Trevor Hoffmann has a knack for seizing once-in-a-lifetime opportunities. At 25, he’s achieved more success than most people will achieve in their entire lifetimes. Hoffmann has composed for the VSO, our foremost symphony orchestra, currently serves as composer-in-residence at the VMO, and tours North America with his ensemble Vivace. We caught up with Hoffman to ask him a few things we’ve been dying to know. ___________________________________ When did you know that you wanted ... Read More »