John Oliver composer

music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, opera, and electroacoustic media.

…embracing a range of possibilities, resonating the past,
and forging new associations that reflect our time and place.

John Oliver composer

music for orchestra, chamber ensembles, opera, and electroacoustic media.

…embracing a range of possibilities,
resonating the past,
and forging new associations
that reflect our time and place.

  • "A tour de force of orchestral writing, this work is a delightful listening experience." - Elaine Keillor, CAML Review on Forging Utopia

  • …a spectacular success…a triumph – Alex Varty in MUSICWORKS on PRESSED FOR TIME (sitar concerto with Mohamed Assani)

  • “…wonderfully creative music…” - Lynn Bayley, Fanfare

  • "a delicate yet often complex sense of beauty" - Musicworks

  • John Oliver’s music is alive, vibrant, and exciting. His artistry and craft in composition challenges and delights the performers. - Saxophonist Julia Nolan

  • "A tour de force of orchestral writing, this work is a delightful listening experience." - Elaine Keillor, CAML Review on Forging Utopia

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