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Admin + Board


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Admin + Board


 

ARTISTIC + OPERATIONS

Artistic Director: Owen Underhill

Education + Outreach:  Jeremy Berkman

General Manager:  Allyson McGrane

Marketing + Communications:  Bonnie Allan

Digital Marketing: Wayne Kuo @ clownscalliope.com

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

President: Ann Byczko

Svjatoslav (Jay) Ciaputa

Peter Dickinson

Sharman King

Edward Top

Thank you to our present and past board members for supporting and encouraging the vision of Turning Point Ensemble!

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Education + Outreach


Education + Outreach


EDUCATION + OUTREACH

For the past 8 years, Turning Point Ensemble, with the generous support of our funders, has been able to take our free Creating Composers music education program into schools across Metro Vancouver.

 

CREATING COMPOSERS

The TPE Ensemble and a professional composer team up to create new works with student composers and young creative artists ages 13-18 to give them the skills to “be a composer”.  

The workshops will not only focus on creative composition in general, but will a focus on orchestration  by augmenting the Turning Point ensemble with members of the local musician community and the guidance of two of BC’s most renowned composers for orchestral forces – Jeffrey Ryan and Rodney Sharman. 

 

WHAT'S THE SCORE?

TPE members create new works with young composers that focus on orchestration; they then join forces with local musicians to create an even larger ensemble of musicians so that the participating composers can gain orchestration skills.

 

COMPOSER IN RESIDENCE

Remy Siu is Turning Point Ensemble’s Composer in Residence for 2015.  Remy assisting with the Creating Composers programs, as well as coordinating a competition for young composers that Turning Point Ensemble will be announcing soon.

In a nutshell, our musicians and mentor composer help students develop creative ideas to write a composition in supportive learning environment that includes a dialogue with the artists, who will then interpret and perform the young composer’s work. 

 

Music is a universal language and students can develop confidence through self-expression, regardless of economic, language, or cultural barriers. Turning Point Ensemble provides the catalyst to spark the interest in music or the arts in general.

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Turning Point Ensemble’s innovative, dynamic concerts and education programs are made possible with the support of our donors!

When you make a gift to Turning Point Ensemble you are nurturing new music by some of Canada’s most distinctive creative voices and supporting great concerts for the community and across Canada.

support


 

Turning Point Ensemble’s innovative, dynamic concerts and education programs are made possible with the support of our donors!

When you make a gift to Turning Point Ensemble you are nurturing new music by some of Canada’s most distinctive creative voices and supporting great concerts for the community and across Canada.

All of us at Turning Point Ensemble are committed to sharing our love of music with our youth.  Your gift also helps us develop and deliver our outreach programs which include the free Creating Composers youth education program for school aged kids, mentorship opportunities for young emerging artists, a province wide composition competition for youth, and orchestration workshops for students living in remote BC communities.

We need your support today to keep bringing great music to the community!

Making your gift is easy and convenient.

Turning Point Ensemble
2227 West 13th Avenue, Vancouver BC V6K 2S4

Charitable Tax Number: 85659 2936 RR0001

Turning Point Ensemble respects the privacy of all personal information gathered, and will not share this information with any individual or organization unless legally required to do so or with the consent of the donor.

funders & partners


funders & partners


TURNING POINT ENSEMBLE GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGES OUR FUNDERS AND PARTNERS