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YOUTH & MUSIC 2017 • New Choral Creators

Ryerson United Church
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
8:00 p.m. Friday, 5th May 2017

Vancouver Youth Choir
Vancouver Chamber Choir
Kathleen Allan, conductor
George Roberts, conductor
Jon Washburn, conductor
Krista Pederson, piano

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.

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

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.

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