John Oliver, composer

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PEP Vol.1 CD review - "wonderfully creative music"


In a recent Fanfare magazine review, Lynn Bayley writes about my piece Eternity Gaze:

This is wonderfully creative music, for me the centerpiece of the entire CD. Oliver evidently has a fine ear for color, and is thus able to create an interesting interaction of the three instruments here. Read More...

Shaking the Core string quartet commission celebrates Ian Hampton's 80th Birthday

Shaking the Core first page screenshot

The secret is out! A piece I’ve been working on since January, a secret birthday present for Vancouver cellist Ian Hampton in celebration of his 80th birthday, has been performed. Listen to the opening of the piece here: