Adrian Dyck - Violin
Adrian Dyck holds a Master of Music degree in Violin Performance from the University of British Columbia. He has performed as a soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player in Europe and Asia. He is active as a performer in the Lower Mainland, and has played with the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, and the Vancouver Film Orchestra. He is a core member of the North Shore's professional orchestra Lions Gate Sinfonia.
Over the past 16 years, Adrian has established successful teaching studios in the Vancouver area. He is a faculty member of the North Shore Music Academy and offers private music lessons as an extension of Brockton School's music program. His students have won numerous awards at festivals and placements in post-secondary music programs.
Adrian is a co-founder and member of a folk-influenced ensemble based in North Vancouver that created original music for violin, piano, acoustic guitar, vocals, and a variety of percussion instruments. In addition to his role as a performer in this ensemble, Adrian was active in the composition and production of its music. The ensemble completed a soundtrack recording for a short film for the BC Cancer Agency, which was co-composed and produced by Adrian. In the spring of 2011, one of Adrian's compositions, "Johnson's Landing", was performed by the North Shore Celtic Ensemble and the Laudate Singers.
Adrian is the co-founder and co-director of the World Music Program at Brockton School in North Vancouver. In 2010, the World Music Program was selected by UNESCO's International Society for Music Education (ISME) as the only Canadian ensemble to represent Canada at the ISME conference in Beijing, China. In 2012, the World Music Program was again invited to perform at the ISME conference in Thessaloniki, Greece and embark on a successful two-week performing tour throughout Greece.