John Oliver, composer

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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Up Wind second performance a hit with musicians and audience

My composition UP WIND, originally commissioned and performed by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra in 2004, got its second performance during the recent VSO New Music Festival. The orchestra was conducted by Maestro Bramwell Tovey. Read More...

Composer John Oliver wins Classical Composition of the Year at Western Canadian Music Awards

John Oliver won the “Classical Composition of the Year” Award at the Western Canadian Music Awards this past Sunday night (October 6) for his orchestral composition Forging Utopia, (CD available here). Read More...