Vancouver Youth Choir
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Kathleen Allan, conductor
George Roberts, conductor
Jon Washburn, conductor
Krista Pederson, piano
Description At 150 years, Canada is still a relatively young nation, making our Youth & Music concert a perfect venue for the Choir to start its 2017 celebrations. This event highlights the delightful finalists and winners of our 13th biennial Young Composers' Competition, while conductors Jon Washburn, Kathleen Allan and George Roberts lead the Vancouver Chamber Choir and the Vancouver Youth Choir in a programme that marks our nation's birth through the creativity of our youngest composers from 8 to 30.
Repertoire Kristopher Fulton - Perseus
Josu Elberdin - Izar ederrak
R. Murray Schafer - Miniwanka
D. Geoffrey Bell - The Helios Triptych (Premiere performance)
Adam Hill - Field Notes (Premiere performance)
Louis Applebaum - Of Love and High Times
Selected Songs from the Langley Fine Arts School's Grade 5 Composers
2017 YOUNG COMPOSERS' COMPETITION FINALISTS Elementary Division:
Charlie Ruff - Ode to Canada
Jenny Zeng - A Farm Picture Secondary Division:
Henry From - Finale, Op. 28
Benjamin Sigerson - Said the West Wind College/University Division:
John William Griffith II - Autumn Dusk
Benjamin David Knoedler - A Child's Prayer
William Lin - Érable rouge
Gerard Nicholls - Le Canada
Winners to be announced at the performance.
Ryerson United Church
2205 W. 45th Ave (at Yew St.)
British Columbia, Canada
Ryerson is a beautiful church in the heart of Kerrisdale with warm ambiance and excellent acoustics.
Parking is on the street around the church. It's free, but please respect permit only signs. The church is a two block walk from W. Boulevard and the Arbutus bus line.