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Edmonton has the Early Music Festival, the Chamber Music Festival, and many rock and pop music festivals; Now Hear This is the festival of...

U of A welcomes international artists for their first public performances in Western Canada The work of British choreographer Jonathan Burrows and Italian composer Matteo...

Video Q & A with Roger Admiral Pianist Roger Admiral and composer Howard Bashaw have collaborated together at the University of Alberta for more than...

When a group of five Canadian pianists commissioned Howard Bashaw to compose a new work, the University of Alberta music prof jumped at the...

Curto-Circuito de Musicà Contemporànea do Brasil/Canada Curto-Circuito began about three years ago when, after much collaboration with the composer André Mestre, I thought it would...

At the core of Nicolás Arnáez’s sound installation series, Composiciones Colectivas, is a driving impulse to create interactivity with music and sound. [caption id="attachment_10552" align="alignleft"...

How do you write a bicycle-themed piece of music? Start by sounding a bike bell.
Howard Bashaw. Photo by TJ Jans.

Here’s a post that simultaneously throws back to May 30, 2015 when Alberta Ballet invited audiences to The Creation Experience and looks ahead to...
Contemporary saxophonist Allison Balcetis gives advice on how to perform new music. Photo by Karjaka Studios.
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Contemporary saxophonist Allison Balcetis shares expert advice on playing new compositions The Studio Theatre rehearsal schedule consistently has a full tech week in the Timms...

A hunter and gatherer of sound Scott Smallwood Scott Smallwood traces his fascination...