Calvin Dyck – Concertmaster
Music for Calvin is a passion, a profession and a pleasure. He started his musical training on the accordion at age five and began violin when he was eight. He studied at Biola University and University of Southern California where in 1991 he received his Doctorate of Musical Arts in Violin Performance. Calvin has travelled the world with various musical ensembles and enjoys a wide variety of engagements - playing for musicals, weddings, films and recording sessions, and producing highly successful community concerts while directing the Abbotsford String Virtuosi. He has taught at Scripps College, Biola University, Kwantlen College and Trinity Western University in British Columbia. He has released four recordings: Meditation, This Shining Night, One Small Child and The Dancing Violin. One Small Child was nominated for a Shai Award as best Instrumental Album and Best Seasonal Album in 2005.
Calvin lives in Abbotsford with his wife, Heather, and their two young children, Christine and Andrew. Besides making music, he enjoys the challenges and adventures of family life, gardening, reading, and travelling.
Vancouver Island Symphony Musicians
VIS Musician Websites:
www.jamesmarkmusic.com (James Mark)
www.marjoriecullerne.com (Marjorie Cullerne)
www.calvindyck.com (Calvin Dyck )
www.mactrombone.com (Scott MacInnes)
www.SoundBeingStudio.com (Heather Walker)