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207 2020

Pursuing his dreams in Halifax – Leaf Music’s Jeremy VanSlyke

By |2 July 2020|Categories: Atlantic, News|Tags: , , , |

Jeremy VanSlyke is just the kind of guy you love reading about, following his classical music dreams, running his own business and juggling family life. We’re not going to repeat all his successes with Leaf Music Inc., the only classical music label east of Quebec; he’s already been profiled in La Scena Musicale (link:  https://myscena.org/wah-keung-chan/leaf-music-the-independant-label-that-could/) [...]

1305 2020

Daryl Jamieson – is nowhere free of bad tidings?

By |13 May 2020|Categories: News|

From Japan, composer Daryl Jamieson has created is nowhere free of bad tidings? It’s a setting of Japanese texts from the middle ages, specifically addressing plague, natural disasters and war, and how to respond to them by withdrawing from the world. The piece also won the 3rd Toshi Ichiyanagi Contemporary Prize. Read more here and [...]

2404 2020

Chris Palmer and his operatic fantasy for bassoon.

By |24 April 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

L. Christopher Palmer was born in Holland of Canadian parents, and grew up in London, England. He studied at the Royal College of Music in London, and later at the University of Ottawa. He lives in Halifax, and works as a professional bassoonist with Symphony Nova Scotia. He also plays piano and organ, and has been active in the community as a teacher, coach, conductor and organizer of musical events.

1603 2020