Brian Tate

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An award-winning composer as well as an accomplished and versatile musician and facilitator, Brian Tate attributes the success of his multifaceted career to a love of working with people and a passion for the arts. Brian received his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of British Columbia and went on to further music studies in London, England, and Toronto. His love for music of many kinds has led to a diverse career that includes orchestral and choral conducting and performing, West African drumming, jazz vocals, musical theatre, and composing music for film, television, stage and the concert hall. Brian has twice received Vancouver’s Jessie Richardson award for original theatre music and his choral music is performed worldwide. As a vocalist, Brian has performed at festivals, clubs, and in concert. Brian directs Vancouver’s 100-voice City Soul Choir and gives choir workshops internationally. He is currently on the faculty of Studio 58, Langara College’s professional theatre school, and previously taught at the Banff Centre for Leadership Development, where he used music and theatre as tools for organizational training. Brian is a regular instructor at “Songroots” music camp on Gambier Island every July, and “BC Swing Camp” in Sorrento every August. As…


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