2nd Term at Memorial University!
February 4, 2016 (Suncor Energy Hall @ 3PM) - Newfound XIII Music Festival Symposium - world premiere of André McEvenue's Moirai & Joshua Penney's To Lands Unknown.
February 5, 2016 (D.F. Cook Recital Hall @ 8PM) - Newfound XIII Music Festival Gala - east coast premiere of Katerina Gimon's Elements with the MUN Chamber Choir.
March 15, 2016 (D.F. Cook Recital Hall @ 8PM) - Memorial University Brass Ensemble in Anthony DiLorenzo's Of Kingdoms and Glory
March 26, 2016 (D.F. Cook Recital Hall @ 8PM) - MUN Chamber Orchestra (Johannes Brahms' Hungarian Dances No. 4 & 5). Facebook Event Page.
April 2, 2016 (D.F. Cook Recital hall @ 8PM) - Memorial University Chamber Choir in Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra.
April 3, 2016 (St. Andrew's Presbyterian @ 8PM) - Memorial University Chamber Choir in Petr Eben's Salve Regina and Katerina Gimon's Elements
April 13, 2016 (D.F. Cook Recital Hall @8PM) - MUN Chamber Music Showcase (The Nouveau Trio playing Brahms' Horn Trio).
Dion Flores' Conducting Graduation Recital
March 22nd, 2015 – 1PM
A431, Wilfrid Laurier University
Come see the Reading Chamber Orchestra in Dion Flores' graduation conducting recital which is also the RCO's final concert of the year. This program will feature Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto (Madeline Speller, violin), Maurice Ravel's Pavane pour une infante defunte, Peter Hatch's Long Beach, Stephanie Orlando's Annabel Lee (Dylan Langan, baritone), and Andrew Noseworthy's Concerto for Korg Monotron.
Andrew Noseworthy is a guitar and composition student at Memorial University in St. John's, Newfoundland. Dion had been searching for an orchestral piece that included elements of electronic dance music. Maddie Speller, the RCO's concertmaster, put Dion in touch with Noseworthy to ask if they would be able to play his composition. Andrew has been invited to be featured as a soloist in the March concert. Dion and the RCO extends to him a warm welcome!
Composers and Improvisors' Association Presents: Innovation
February 8th, 2015 – 3PM
Maureen Forrester Recital Hall
Wilfrid Laurier University
Join Dion Flores and the Reading Chamber Orchestra in a program of creative diversity! The program is comprised of works written by the student composers of Wilfrid Laurier. Tickets will be available at the door. $10 adults, 5$ students.
In June of 2014, Dion Flores commissioned orchestral compositions from the student composers of Wilfrid Laurier University. The pieces were originally scored for single winds and strings but eventually developed into including a complete single brass section as well as percussion. Among the orchestral compositions is a one-act opera entitled Rise of the Roaches composed by bass baritone, Dylan Langan. In preparation for the Innovation concert program, Dion assumed the role of musical director for the opera while collaborating with Langan as stage director. The resulting program showcases the astounding student initiative and creativity of Wilfrid Laurier students.