Vincent Ho is a composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, and theatre music. His works have been described as “brilliant and compelling” by The New York Times and hailed for their profound expressiveness and textural beauty, leaving audiences talking about them with great enthusiasm. His many awards have included Harvard University’s Fromm Music Commission, The Canada Council for the Arts Robert Fleming Prize, ASCAP’s Morton Gould Young Composer Award, four SOCAN Young Composers Awards, and CBC Radio’s Audience Choice Award (2009 Young Composers Competition). He was also nominated for two Juno Awards for “Best Classical Composition of the Year” (2018 and 2019). During the period of 2007-2014, Dr. Ho has served as the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s composer-in-residence and had presented a number of large-scale works that have generated much excitement and critical praise.

He is currently the Artistic Director of Land’s End Ensemble and the New Music Advisor to the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. > www.vinceho.com

October 27, 2019 | Calgary New Music Festival | Marathon