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Event Archive - NOW in the Trees!: NOW Society, Brad Muirhead, Rod Murray, Dave Say, John Paton, Saul Berson, John Korsrud, Graham Ord, Bruce Freedman

Sun. April 19th 2015 @  South Side of Lost Lagoon, Stanely Park (All Ages)
2pm - 5pm
Presented by: NOW Society
Music in the forest @ 4 locations along the South Side of Lake Lagoon, Stanely Park

As a part of Wild About Vancouver (WAV) Festival 2015, NOW Society takes to the trees with the help of workshop participants from New Westminster Secondary School under the direction of Steve Clements. Acoustics of the wild landscape interact with NOW Society's acoustic instrumentalists as they emerge from the trees playing brand new compositions by Lisa Cay Miller inspired by Lori Sokoluk's stunning landscape paintings.

David Say, Saul Berson, John Paton, Graham Ord, and Bruce Freedman on saxophones; Brad Muirhead and Rod Murray on trombones; John Korsrud on trumpet; students from New Westminster Secondary School; paintings by Lori Sokoluk.

NOW Society gratefully acknowledges the support of British Columbia Arts Council, Telus Community Grants, Canada Council of the Arts, and the City of Vancouver.


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NOW Society (Contemporary Improvised Music)

Fostering community by advancing the ideas, values and practice of creative improvisational music through performance, composition, collaboration, engagement, mentoring and publication. The artistic mission of the New Orchestra Workshop (NOW) Society is to create, develop and provide a focus for original music that fuses improvisation and compos... more info

Brad Muirhead (all styles)

* Bio/Goals/Influences: all styles from Vancouver BC more info

Rod Murray

Rod Murray Trombonist- began playing at the age of twelve and by his seventeenth birthday had gained invaluable experience through his involvement in the Summerland Secondary School band program under the direction of Allan Crossley. After being named to the All Star Band and receiving a $1000 scholarship to Boston’s Berklee School of Music at M... more info

John Korsrud

As a composer has created commissioned works for The Vancouver Symphony, CBC Radio Orchestra and won several Leo awards for film scores. Leads the 17-piece ensemble the Hard Rubber Orchestra. Has played trumpet for everyone from DOA to Dal Richards. more info

Graham Ord

* Bio / Goals / Influences more info
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