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April 30 2018

April 30 2018

Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration: Q & A with Jocelyn Morlock

Vancouver Cantata Singers debuts a brand new choral commission from Jocelyn Morlock at our May 12th performance of Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration. We interviewed her about her recent composition and thoughts about her composing life.   You have been composer-in-residence at the Vancouver Symphony for several years now, composing many orchestral works in recent years. […]


April 17 2018

April 17 2018

Congratulations to Jocelyn Morlock – JUNO winner!

Congratulations to Jocelyn Morlock for winning the JUNO Award for Classical Composition of the Year for her fantastic work, My Name is Amanda Todd! We look forward to performing her new work commissioned for Vancouver Cantata Singers on May 12th at Kantatefeier! A Cantata Celebration.  


April 13 2018

April 13 2018

The Protestant Reformation, Bach, and Modernity 

2017 marked the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Originally sparked by one man’s courage to challenge the religious authority of the Roman Catholic Church, the Reformation eventually transformed European culture, religion, and music. Martin Luther, the man who posted the 95 theses and translated the Bible into the vernacular, was also a prolific hymnodist, writing many […]