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Past Shows

Fri. September 14th 2018
Goldcorp Centre for the Arts Vancouver BC (All Ages)
Rudolf Komorous' The Mute Canary ft Turning Point Ensemble (with), Daniel Cabena, Alexander Dobson, Anne Grimm, Christopher Butterfield, Owen Underhill
Sat. November 18th 2017
Generations of Canadian Music 2017: BC Composers Christopher Butterfield (featured composer), Sylvia Rickard (featured composer), Remy Siu (featured composer), Cathy Fern Lewis (performer), Rudolf Komorous (featured composer), Maria Wang (performer), Jocelyn Morlock (featured composer), Kimberley Manerikar (performer), Maria Eduarda Mendes Martins (featured composer), Josh Layne (performer), Alex Jang (featured composer), Hollas Longton (performer)
Sun. February 19th 2017
Open Space (All Ages)
The Sound Poetry of Greta Monach Christopher Butterfield, Cathy Lewis, Daniel Brandes, Laura Brandes, Greta Monach
Sun. January 27th 2008
Sonic Lab playing works by:, Gordon Mumma, Terry Riley, Christopher Butterfield, Special guests: Gordon Mumma, live electronics, and Jee Yeon Ryu
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Christopher Butterfield

Unknown - Confirmed: May. 25, 2021

from Victoria BC
Instruments: Composition/Songwriting, Guitar details

Christopher Butterfield studied composition with Rudolf Komorous at the University of Victoria (B.Mus. 1975) and with Bulent Arel at the State University of New York at Stony Brook (M.A. 1977). He lived in Toronto between 1977 and 1992, where he was active as a performance artist, rock guitar player, and composer. In 1979/1980 he taught in the graduate visual arts department at Concordia University in Montreal, and in 1986 and 1989 he taught in the School for the Contemporary Arts at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. In 1992 he was appointed assistant professor of composition at the University of Victoria.

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Listing last updated/confirmed May. 25, 2021