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Sara Bareilles at Commodore Ballroom leaps onto piano for encore
LA-based singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles took center stage last night in front of a large, composed crowd at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom. Wearing a sequined mini skirt and plaid shirt, Sara...
Nov 23rd, 2010
Evgenia Rabinovich is a peak performer at the 2010 National Canadian Music Competition
Evgenia Rabinovich was born in Saratov Russia in 1993. Today she is respected as one of the top young pianists in Canada. The meritorious Evgenia completed a university minischool program for...
Sep 12th, 2010
Philip Glass returns to The Chan Centre for Performing Arts with solo piano performance
The last time composer Philip Glass played the Chan Centre for Performing Arts at UBC was in 2004. Glass, still composing and performing at age 73, says: "Why stop now?" Glass began his April 5th,...
Apr 6th, 2010
Italian Piano-Maker Paolo Fazioli dedicates white grand piano to Vancouver's new Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel
You'll be able to see and hear this $225,000 Grand at the new Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel.
Jan 25th, 2010
Piano Teachers Federation helping music students find the right teacher
The Galactic Federation of...Piano Teachers?
Jan 9th, 2010
Vancouver band Bleating Hearts wields much emotional insight
This Vancouver band really bleats.
Dec 7th, 2009
Live music at Whineo's on Granville near Nelson Street
Nov 18th, 2009
So I Bought a (Digital) Piano
Riding the 99 B-line is a unique experience. So many storefronts, diverse crowds of people and that comforting voice saying things like, "Next stop Main Street." Every time I travel on that accordion
Oct 14th, 2009