The Sonic Boom Festival March 25-29

Aaron Gervais

The Sonic Boom Festival returns for its 28th year of contemporary classical music (new music). This truly unique musical experience will run for only 5 days, from March 25-29th, in two acoustically beautiful venues on Seymour Street in downtown Vancouver – the Orpheum Annex and Pyatt Hall.

Sonic Boom Festival 2015 showcases original compositional works of some of British Columbia`s most interesting composers, being performed by some of the best musicians of the Lower Mainland. This 5 day musical event is comprised of 4 evening concerts supplemented by an Experts Panel and a Student Composer Master Class. This year, the festival features Composer-in-Residence Aaron Gervais, Ensemble-in-Residence Turning Point Ensemble, Featured Artist PEP (Piano and Erhu Project), and an eclectic mix of ensembles of one to four players..

March 25: 7:30 pm- Experts Panel with Composer-in-Residence Aaron Gervais and guests.   Venue: VSO School of Music’s Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver).

March 26: 7:30pm- Mixed Ensembles Concert #1.   Venue: VSO School of Music’s Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver).

March 27: 7:30pm- Mixed Ensembles Concert #2.  Venue: VSO School of Music’s Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver).

March 28: 7:30pm- Mixed Ensembles Concert #3 and Featured Artist PEP (Piano and Erhu Project). Venue: VSO School of Music’s Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver).

March 29: 10:00am- Student Composer’s Master Class with Composer-in-Residence Aaron Gervais, Chris Morano (Piano) and Liam Hockley (Clarinet). Venue: Venue: VSO School of Music’s Martha Lou Henley Classroom (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver).

March 29: 7:30pm- Evening Concert with Ensemble-in-Residence Turning Point Ensemble.   Venue: Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, Vancouver).

Purchase tickets here. VSO School of Music’s Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour Street, Vancouver). Map: http://goo.gl/maps/80ytm


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