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Win tickets to The Good Lovelies

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE GOOD LOVELIES at Evergreen Cultural Centre Winners of the 2010 Juno Award for Roots Album of the Year and 4-time winners at the Canadian Folk Music Awards, the Good Lovelies have been busy making waves worldwide. At the forefront of their new music you’ll find their trademark three-part harmonies and unique vocal experimentation, ... Read More »

The Star — Bria Skonberg

THE STAR: BRIA SKONBERG “I decided to try New York. I wanted to get uncomfortable.” Jazz trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg is a star by any measure: The New York Times dubbed her “the shining hope of hot jazz,” and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences awarded her first release on Sony Masterworks, Bria, the Juno Award for ... Read More »

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 »

The Composer — Jocelyn Morlock

THE COMPOSER: JOCELYN MORLOCK “I’m not taking away the cellos for electric guitars.” “I wanted to be a scuba diver, an astronaut, some- thing adventurous,” says Jocelyn Morlock of her childhood in Winnipeg. She might have dreamed of becoming a renowned, award-winning composer had she realized the career path was available to her, centuries after powdered wigs were in vogue. ... Read More »

ISCM2017: A Letter from Artslandia Ambassador Bramwell Tovey

It has been a long time coming, but they are finally here! The ISCM World New Music Days 2017 are about to take flight in Vancouver. The International Society for Contemporary Music is a global network of organizations and individual members from some fifty countries. It was founded in 1922 as a contemporary offshoot of the famed Salzburg Festival, its ... Read More »