Sonic Boom Festival




Festivals, Concerts

Presented by Vancouver ProMusica, the Sonic Boom Festival is a multi-day celebration of contemporary classical music by BC composers. Now in its 31st year, the festival annually spotlights a Composer in Residence, a Featured Artist and an Ensemble in Residence along with a talented mix of ensembles of one to four players, and dozens of new works by emerging and established BC composers.

This year, the Composer in Residence is Owen Underhill, the Featured Artist is Michael Park, and the Ensemble in Residence is Nu:BC Collective. Performances will be held at both Pyatt Hall and the Orpheum Annex.
The festival schedule is as follows:
March 22 and 23: Mixed Ensemble concerts, Pyatt Hall (7:30pm each evening)
March 24: Featured Artist Michael Park in concert, Pyatt Hall (7:30pm)
March 25: Ensemble in Residence The Nu:BC Collective in concert, Orpheum Annex (7:30pm)
March 25: Student Composers master class with Composer in Residence, Owen Underhill at the Martha Lou Henley classroom (VSO School of Music)