UPCOMING EVENTS

Double Concerto for Erhu and Piano
Piano-Erhu Project (PEP) and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, William Rowson, conductor
VSO Annex, Vancouver, BC (April 14, 2018)
The Erie Canal for children's chorus and orchestra
Albany Symphony Orchestra, David Alan Miller, conductor
SHIFT Festival, Washington D.C. (April 11, 2018)
Northern Star for orchestra; True North: Symphonic Ballet
Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Gary Kulesha, conductor
Jack Singer Concert Hall, Calgary, AB (October 28, 2017)

 

PAST (selected events)

 

Four Bagatelles for violin, alto saxophone and piano
Vetta Chamber Music,  Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Vancouver, BC (Oct. 18, 2017)

Five for solo piano
Winston Choi, piano
Banff Centre for the Arts, Faculty Recital
Banff, AB (August 1, 2017)

Bagatelles for flute/alto flute, cello and piano
NuBC Collective, St. Philip's Anglican Church
Vancouver, BC (May 28, 2017)

Bagatelles for flute/alto flute, cello and piano
NuBC Collective, Open Space Arts Society
Victoria, BC (May 26, 2017)

Blue for 8 voices (SSAATTBB), cello and 31-TET glass marimba (Lumiphone)
Arkora Music presents:  Transfigured Light
Celebration Hall, Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BC (May 18, 2017)

still for solo oboe
Catherine Lee, oboe
Presented by Open Space
Victoria, BC (April 22, 2017)
Beautiful Things for string quartet  
Emily Carr String Quartet
Association of Canadian Women Composers presents: A Spirit Indomitable
First Church of Christ, Scientist;  Victoria, BC (April 7, 2017)

Invisible Distance for cello and orchestra
Ariel Barnes (cello) and the Victoria Symphony Orchestra, Tania Miller, conductor
New Music Festival: Soundscapes and Landscapes
Alix Goolden Hall, Victoria, BC (March 11, 2017)

Four Bagatelles (arr.) for violin, alto saxophone and piano - Vetta Chamber Music: 
Joan Blackman, violin; Julia Nolan, saxophone; Jane Hayes, piano
West Point Grey United Church, Vancouver, BC (March 10, 2017)

Composer-in-residence, Acadia New Music Festival, Wolfville, NS (February 2017)
  •  Performances of Mirage 2 (Derek Charke, solo flute) and Sunan Dances (The Acadia University Wind Ensemble; Mark Hopkins, conductor)

2016

Composer-in-residence, Blueridge International Chamber Festival, Vancouver, BC (August 2016)
  •  Performances of Wrath for solo flute and Bagatelles for flute/alto flute, cello and piano

Mirage - New Mexico Contemporary Ensemble; CFA Downtown Studio, Albuquerque, NM (June 7, 2016)

White Wines, world premiere performance of an original adaptation of Gertrude Stein's play
Adam Frank, Scenario; Marguerite Witvoet, Music Director; James Fagan Tait, Director
Kristin Hoff - Jane; Camille Hesketh - Harriet; Mia Harris - Sylvia; Jenny Andersen - Therese; Katie Rife - T./percussion
The Culture Lab, Vancouver, BC (June 4 & 5, 2016)

Four Short Poems - Piano and Erhu Project (PEP) China Tour
Nicole Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano) 
Wuhan, Beijing, Shanghai, Soochow (May 2016)

Four Short Poems - PEP - Nicole Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano) ; Music on Main, Fox Theatre, Vancouver, BC (May 3, 2016)
Bagatelles for flute/alto flute, cello and piano
The Nu:BC Collective
Superimposition, Telus Studio Theatre, The Chan Centre for the Arts, Vancouver, BC (April 29 and 30, 2016)
Still for solo oboe - Catherine Lee (Oboe); Extradition Series, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Portland, OR (April 23)
Bagatelles  - The Nu:BC Collective
Wednesday Noon Hour Series Concert
University of British Columbia School of Music, Vancouver, BC (March 9)
New Stories
Susan Fancher (saxophone) and Inara Zandmane (piano)
Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC (March 6)  
Four Short Poems
PEP - Nicole Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano) 
Eckhardt Gramatté Hall, Calgary, AB (March 5)
Four Short Poems
PEP - Nicole Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano)
Music on the Point Concert Series, Vancouver, BC (February 7)
Still for solo oboe - Catherine Lee (Oboe); Extradition Series, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Portland, OR (April 23)

2015

Five - Yashuangzi Xie, piano
He Lu Ding Concert Hall, Shanghai, China (November 30)
Virtuosities for string orchestra - North Corner Chamber Orchestra (NOCCO)
The Royal Room, Seattle, WA (October 31 & November 1)
Three Windows  for chamber orchestra -  Turning Point Ensemble tour
October 14, Edmonton, AB; October 15,  Winnipeg, MB; October 17, Toronto, ON; October 20, Montreal, QC
Beyond Shadows  - The Nu:BC Collective
Kuandu Arts Festival, Taipei, Taiwan (October 13)
Three Windows  for chamber orchestra - Turning Point Ensemble
VSO Annex, Vancouver, BC (October 8 & 9)
Four Short Poems - Nicole Li, erhu and Corey Hamm, piano (PEP)
Beyond Shadows - The NuBC Collective
Breakout West Classical Showcase, Church of St. John the Divine, Victoria, BC (September 20)
New Stories  - Joseph Lulloff (saxophone) and Yu-Lien The (piano)
Fairchild Theatre, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI (September 3)
"hush" from Bloom for solo cello - Philip Hansen, cello
Quadra Island Festival of Chamber Music (July 22)
European premiere of New Stories  - Joseph Lulloff (saxophone) and Yu-Lien The (piano)
2015 World Saxophone Congress, Strasbourg, France (July 11)
World premiere of Of Fragments and Dreams for string orchestra - Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Anne Manson, conductor
Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, MB (June 3)
Beyond Shadows nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award in the Best Classical Composition category (May)
CD release of Walk on Water on Music for Saxophone and Cello on Centaur Records by the Helton-Thomas Duo
Jonathan Helton, saxophone, and Steven Thomas, cello (May)
Walk on Water - The Helton-Thomas Duo
May 14, 2015 - Brasilia, Brazil; May 2015 - Mendoza, Argentina; April 29 - May 2 - Bogota, Ibague, Fesno, Colombia
World premiere of Invisible Distance for cello and orchestra
Ariel Barnes (cello) and the Vancouver Island Symphony Orchestra, Pierre Simard, conductor
Port Theatre, Nanaimo, BC (April 18)
New Stories for alto saxophone and piano - Gerard Weber (saxophone) 
North American Saxophone Alliance Region XI Conference; Atlanta, GA (April 10)
New Stories for alto saxophone and piano - Susan Fancher (saxophone) and Inara Zandmane (piano)
Guest Artist Recital; Performance Hall, Center for Visual and Performing Arts, Radford University, Radford, VA (April 7)
In Quiet Light for alto saxophone and electric guitar - The Creviston-Fader Duo
Christopher Creviston (saxophone) and Oren Fader (electric guitar) 
Ragle Hall, Serkin Center, Marlboro College, Marlboro, VT (March 8)
In Quiet Light for alto saxophone and electric guitar - The Creviston-Fader Duo
Christopher Creviston (saxophone) and Oren Fader (electric guitar) 
Esber Recital Hall, Penn State School of Music, University Park, PA (March 6)
CD release of Four Short Poems on Piano and Erhu Project (PEP) Volume 2
Nicole Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano)
Vancouver, BC (February )
From a Dream for erhu, zheng and percussion - The Orchid Ensemble 
Pyatt Hall, Vancouver, BC (February 8)

2014 (selected)

In Quiet Light for saxophone and electric guitar - Bobbi Thompson (saxophone) and Ariel Kasler (electric guitar)
McIntosh Gallery, Western University, London, ON (November 18)
Flight: Concerto for Flute and Orchestra 
Paolo Bortolussi (flute), University of British Columbia Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan Girard (conductor)
The Chan Centre, Vancouver, BC (November 1)
World premiere of Four Short Poems for erhu and piano - Nicole Li (erhu) and Corey Hamm (piano)
Music on Main Modulus Festival, The Roundhouse Centre, Vancouver, BC (November)
New Stories - Joseph Lulloff (saxophone) and Yu-Lien The (piano) New Stories
Great Plains Concert Tour, October 20-26, 2014
  October 20 (Monday) - Wichita State University, School of Music, Wichita, KS
  October 22 (Wednesday) - University of Missouri at Kansas City Conservatory of Music, Kansas City, MO
  October 23 (Thursday) - Oklahoma State University School of Music, Stillwater, OK
  October 26 (Sunday) - University of Oklahoma School of Music, Norman, OK
From a Dream  for erhu, zheng and percussion -What Next Festival
Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, Hamilton, ON (May 17)
Walk on Water for saxophone and piano - Helton-Thomas Duo  Australia tour
     University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (May 14)
     Queensland Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane, Australia (May 13)
     Sydney Conservatorium, Sydney, Australia (May 9)
Four Gardens for mixed Chinese and Western ensemble - Nu:BC Collective and the BC Chinese Music Ensemble
Sound of Dragon Festival, Vancouver, BC (May 11)
World premiere of Nocturne, in nine fragments for 8 players - Vancouver New Music
Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, BC (April 12)
Sunan Dances for wind ensemble - Indiana State University Wind Ensemble, Colonel Timothy Foley, conductor
Terre Haute, IN (April 10)
Virtuosities for string orchestra - Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Anne Manson, conductor
Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, MB (April 9)
Wrath for solo flute - Mark McGregor, flute
The Apartment Gallery, Vancouver, BC (April 4)
New Stories - Joseph Lulloff (saxophone) and Yu-Lien The (piano) 
North American Saxophone Alliance National Conference, Champaign-Urbana, IL (March 21)
Strange Air for orchestra - Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Perry So, conductor
Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver, BC (March 15, 17)     
Canadian Premiere of New Stories - Joseph Lulloff (saxophone) and Yu-Lien The (piano)
Wednesday Noon Hour Series, Barnett Recital Hall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (March 5)
World premiere of New Stories  - Joseph Lulloff (saxophone) and Yu-Lien The (piano)
Michigan State University, Lansing, MI (February 18)

2013 (Selected)         

Guest composer at the Fresno State New Music Festival
Performances of Five - Corey Hamm (piano) and Miniatures - Nu:BC Collective
Fresno State University, Fresno, CA (November 9, 10)

Miniatures for flute, cello and piano - Nu:BC Collective
University of California-Davis, CA (November 7)

Two Preludes  - Julia Nolan (saxophone) and Jane Hayes (piano)
Wednesday Noon Hour Series, Barnett Recital Hall
University of British Columbia, Vancouver (October 23)

Walk on Water  - Jonathan Helton (saxophone) and Steven Thomas (cello) 
     China Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China   (October 12)
     Tianjin Conservatory, Tianjin, China   (October 9)

In Quiet Light  -  Creviston-Fader Duo
Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona State University, Katzin Concert Hall
Ellington Room at Manhattan Plaza, New York (September 13-16)

Mirage 2  - Jack Chen (flute) 
Musikon Concert Series, Halifax, NS (September 15)

 From a Dream  - Orchid Ensemble and the Flicker Arts Collaboratory
Musikon Concert Series, Halifax, NS (September 15)

In Quiet Light  - Chelsea Shanoff (saxophone) and Patrick Power (electric guitar) 
Music Gallery, Toronto, ON (September 10)

CD Release of Thrash by the Creviston-Fader Duo
White Pine Label (http://www.christophercreviston.com/thrash.html)
Including a recording of In Quiet Light for saxophone and electric guitar (August)

Wrath  - Mark McGregor (flute) 
Canadian National Flute Convention, Oakville, TO (June 30)

Five by Corey Hamm (piano) 
Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA (June 19)

Small and Curious Places  - Chai Found Music Workshop and members of Soundstreams, Leslie Dala, conductor
Beijing Modern Music Festival, Beijing Concert Hall, Beijing, China (May 23)

Small and Curious Places  - Chai Found Music Workshop and members of Soundstreams, Leslie Dala, conductor
Taiwan National Concert Hall, Taiwan (May 17)

World premiere of Small and Curious Places  - Chai Found Music Workshop and members of Soundstreams, Leslie Dala, conductor
Koerner Hall, Toronto, ON (May 14)

World premiere of For the Country Entirely
A radio play collaboration based on a play by Gertrude Stein, with Adam Frank, adaptation; Adam Henderson, director
Western Front, Vancouver, BC (May 3)

CD Release of Social Sounds by Catherine Lee (Oboe/English Horn)
Teal Creek Music (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/catherinelee)
Including a recording of Still for oboe (May)

Strange Air  - Victoria Symphony Orchestra, Tania Miller, conductor
McPherson Playhouse, Victoria, BC (March 15)

World premiere of Virtuosities 
Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, Anne Manson, conductor
Westminster United Church, Winnipeg, MB (January 9)