CMC Gala Fundraiser

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 • 7:00pm

Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

A program featuring never-performed works from the CMC BC Special Collection
Limited Tickets Available for $100 • Includes Champagne and Hors D’oeuvres
$50 tax-deductible receipt with every ticket purchased


César Franck: Sonata in A Major for Violin and Piano
Murray Adaskin: Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano
Two scores from the Harry & Frances Adaskin Collection:
Barbara Pentland: Arioso from Arioso and Rondo for orchestra (transcription for violin and piano by Barbara Pentland dedicated to Harry and Frances Adaskin).
Hector Gratton: Chanson et Danse, Op. 9, No. 1 & 2, for violin and piano

Time & Location

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 • 7:00pm
Murray Adaskin Salon
For more information call 604-734-4622

Owen Underhill

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award

Timothy Chooi, violin

Canadian violinist Timothy Chooi was Bronze Medal Winner of the 2015 Michael Hill International Violin Competition and Grand Prize Winner of the 2010 Montreal Symphony Competition. He is a recipient of the 2013 Vadim Repin International Scholarship, the 2015 Sylva Gelber Award and was awarded on loan the 1717 Windsor-Weinstein Stradivarius by the Canada Council.

Avan Yu, pianist

Canadian pianist Avan Yu won the Sydney International Piano Competition in 2012, was the youngest-ever winner of the Canadian Chopin Competition, and was awarded the Silver Medal and Audience Prize at the prestigious Santander International Piano Competition.

Stefan Hintersteininger, cellist

Stefan Hintersteininger is one of the most in-demand cellists for new music in Vancouver, appearing regularly as a member of Turning Point Ensemble, Erato Ensemble, Vancouver New Music Ensemble and the Vancouver Symphony.

Gala Photo Gallery


Vancouver Creative Hub
and the Murray Adaskin Salon
837 Davie Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 1B7


Your gift provides a wide range of services and programming to composers, students, researchers, performers, conductors, educators, broadcasters, and everyone with a passion for music. The CMC is a registered charity with Canada Revenue Agency.