ALLAN BEVAN, CANADIAN COMPOSER
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Canadian composer, Allan Bevan is widely recognized for the beauty, intensity, and craftsmanship of his choral music. Over the past two decades his work has garnered many awards in Canada, the U.S.A., and European composition competitions, and his music has been performed widely in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has been commissioned by many noteworthy choruses including the Toronto Orpheus Choir, Vancouver Chamber Choir, Pro Coro Canada and Chorus Niagara. He holds graduate degrees in music from the University of Alberta, and the University of Calgary, and he is an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre and a member of the Canadian League of Composers. Dr. Bevan has many compositions in print in the catalogue of the Vancouver publisher Cypress Choral Music and other publishers in the U.S.A. and Europe. He is the Director of Music at Robertson-Wesley United Church in Edmonton, Alberta where he plays the 1979 Gabriel Kney organ and directs the choirs.