John Oliver, composer

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Oliver part of 5 Vancouver-Shanghai composer exchange

John Oliver is off to Shanghai to hear a performance of his Purple Lotus Bud for Chinese zither (guzheng) and string quartet as part of a cultural exchange between Vancouver and the Shanghai Conservatory. The Performance will take place at 7:30 pm on November 30 at the He Luting Concert Hall, Shanghai Conservatory of Music.

Shanghai Press release English

John Oliver alto saxophone concerto - support it at Indiegogo

Today we launch the Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to support John Oliver in the composition of his new saxophone concerto for Vancouver saxophonist Julian Nolan. The Turning Point Ensemble will present the premiere performance on April 29, 2016 with a repeat performance the next evening. Help Julia and John make this happen!