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Vincent Ho

Vincent Ho is a Canadian composer. Both his Arctic Symphony and The Shaman: Concerto for Percussion & Orchestra were nominated for Juno Awards.

Ho was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and grew up in Calgary, Alberta. He studied at the Royal Conservatory of Music, and later at the University of Calgary, graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in composition. He earned a Master of Music Degree (M.Mus.) from the University of Toronto, then later earned his Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in composition from the University of Southern California.

Ho joined the teaching staff of the University of Calgary. In 2004, his first orchestral work Dragon Realms was presented by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra during their annual New Music Festival. In 2006, his cello work Stigmata was awarded the Canadian Music Centre's Young Composer Award and featured at the same New Music Festival in Winnipeg that year (performed by cellist Caroline Stinson). In 2007 Ho was named composer-in-residence for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with duties which included organizing the festival.

 

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