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Yasunoshin Morita wins 2013 ISCM Young Composer Award in partnership with Music on Main
posted November 22, 2013
Japanese composer Yasunoshin Morita has won this year’s International Society for Contemporary Music Young Composer Award. Presented in partnership with Vancouver’s Music on Main, the prize includes a commission for the 2015 World New Music Days in Slovenia. Morita’s winning piece, The History of Songs & Words for choir was performed in Vienna on November 13, 2013 during this year’s World New Music Days. For the first time, Music on Main has teamed up with ISCM to present this commissioning award to a young composer. The 2013 festival took place November 4-14 in Slovakia and Austria with more than 30 pieces by composers under the age of 35 performed. The 2014 World New Music Days will take place in Wrocław, Poland from October 3-12, 2014.
Music on Main welcomes Erica McLachlin!
posted September 27, 2013
Erica is a familiar face to Music on Main audiences from her time working as an intern, when she designed and implemented our audience surveys. Now she’s the new Audience Service Manager, helping audience members with ticketing and other needs. Originally from Ontario, Erica is a musician and administrator who moved to Vancouver to study in the Arts & Entertainment Management program at Capilano University. We’re delighted to have her on board!