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Mar 14 / 2017
james gifford

James Gifford
Voice
Grad: 1995

From 1993–95, I studied voice (bass) with Dale Throness as part of the first cohort of students in Music at Kwantlen. I also played...

Jan 31 / 2017
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Name: Adrian Talens

Instrument: Guitar

My name is Adrian Talens, I work as a full-time freelancer creating music and sound design for video games, and implementing audio for VR...

Nov 30 / 2016
marya ricker

Name: Marya Ricker

Instrument: Piano

Marya attended Kwantlen from 1998-2000 in the piano performance major.  She studied piano with Jane Hayes and played Oboe and English Horn...

Nov 8 / 2016

Campbell McLeod
Music Director, Conductor - Richmond Youth Concert Band

Campbell is a native of Richmond and an alumnist of the RYCB. During his time at R.C...

Nov 8 / 2016
james nelson

Name: James Nelson

Instrument: Piano

Graduation: 2015

I attended Kwantlen Polytechnic University from 2010 through 2015.  I had a pleasant experience with all my...

Nov 8 / 2016
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Name: Katie Miller

Instrument of study at KPU: Piano

Graduation: 2010

I began my post-secondary musical studies at Kwantlen Langley Campus, in 2008. Having...

Aug 11 / 2016

Two former KPU Music students have recently been named in the CBC "30 hot Canadian classical musicians under 30, 2016 edition". Taz Eddy, trumpeter and Chelsea Rus, soprano both made the...

Jul 6 / 2016
Photo of Louise Cazander

Louise Cazander, a KPU music student, has won first prize in the BCRMTA Music Writing Competition 2016 - Division D.  Her piano composition, Piano Prelude #2, Mimicking Minions is now on its...