Category : Festival

Mechanical Music – VNM Festival 2016 – Oct. 13-15

Vancouver New Music 2016 Festival
13 – 15 October 2016; 8PM each night
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM each night
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver, Canada)
Tickets $15/$25; 3-night passes $59

Mechanical Music creates a sonic universe in which mechanical and electro-mechanical movements and sounds are vital components of

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Vancouver New Music 2016-17 Concert Series and Festival

VNM 2016 Festival • Mechanical Music
13 – 15 October 2016; 8PM each night
Free pre-show chat at 7:15PM each night
The Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd Floor)
The 2016 Festival will present a varied selection of musicians and sound artists who have been focusing their efforts on developing both

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VNM Festival 2015 – Nomadic Streams – Oct. 22-24

Vancouver New Music Festival 2015
Nomadic Streams – a festival of Ambient Music
October 22 – 24, 2015; Doors at 8PM, show at 9PM each night
VIVO Media Arts (2625 Kaslo Street, Vancouver) [map]
Single tickets $25 regular, $15 students; festival pass $60 (taxes included)
Available at and 1.800.838.3006 (ticket vendor surcharges may apply) and

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Steve Roden – striations – Sept. 25–Oct. 23

Steve Roden – striations (2011) and distance piece (striations) (2011)
Exhibition opening reception September 25, 2015; 5–7PM
Live performance by Scant Intone

Exhibition continues Monday to Friday September 28 – October 23, 2015; 9AM–5PM
Canadian Music Centre – BC-Creative Hub (837 Davie Street)
Free admission

striations (6 min.) is a two-channel video made by Steve Roden with

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At the Edge of Wilderness – Sept. 26 to Oct. 21, 2014

Canadian Music Centre – BC Region and Vancouver New Music present
At the Edge of Wilderness
A video installation about ghost towns in British Columbia created by composer Hildegard Westerkamp and photographer Florence Debeugny

Opening reception September 26, 2014; 5-7PM
Cellist Peggy Lee will perform excerpts of Hildegard Westerkamp’s Liebes-Lied/Love Song at the opening reception.

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Alternative Energies – Sound and Sustainability Events in the Community

Taking place throughout September and October 2014, Alternative Energies offers a series of events that explore the intersection of art and sustainability presented by an exciting variety of arts, educational, and community organizations in Vancouver.

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Canadian Music Centre – BC Region and Vancouver New Music present
At the Edge of Wilderness
A video installation about ghost towns in

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Sonic Topographies – VNM Festival – Oct. 16 – 19, 2014

Vancouver New Music Festival 2014
Sonic Topographies
Sound, music, and sustainability
October 16 – 19, 2014
Composers and sound artists all over the world are turning their ears to the music of the earth and its people to reconsider what artistic creation means in a context that fosters sustainable ideas about creativity, culture, and

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2014-15 Concert Series and 2014 Festival

Concert Series subscriptions are $112, available from / 1.800.838.3006 or through Vancouver New Music at info[at]newmusic[d0t]org / 604.633.0861.

Rushes Ensemble perform Michael Gordon’s Rushes
Saturday, November 22, 2014; 8PM
Free pre-show chat at 7PM.
Orpheum Annex (823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor, Vancouver)
Single tickets

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Vancouver New Music Festival 2013 – 40th Anniversary Retrospective

Vancouver New Music Festival 2013
VNM 40th Anniversary Retrospective
October 16 – 19, 2013
Four-night pass $110; single tickets are also available.
Passes and tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets ( or 1.800.838.3006).

VNM’s four-night festival celebrates the wide array of artistic approaches that have been embraced and nurtured by VNM throughout its past forty years.

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