Angelique Po is a pianist, harpsichordist, organist and composer living and working in Vancouver, BC. Her versatility and broad range of interests in music style have led her into collaborations with a number of local ensembles and soloists. Her recent projects including playing the piano in a rare performance of Galina Ustvolskaya’s Grand Duet with cellist Laine Longton, and TomoeArts’ production of Farshid Samandari’s new chamber opera Kayoi Komachi. As a composer, she has written for various small ensembles, including the Piano and Erhu Project (PEP) with Corey Hamm and Nicole Li. She studied piano at the University of British Columbia under Dr. Sara Buechner.
She also studied harpsichord with Doreen Oke, organ with Michael Murray, and composition with Dr. Dorothy Chang, Dr. Stephen Chatman, and Bradshaw Pack. She is currently a board member with Vancouver Pro Musica, an organization dedicated to promoting and performing new music created by BC composers.
Praised for her “solo work of exceptional quality” by the Boston Globe, Katherine Evans is in her second season as principal trumpet of the Newport Symphony in Newport, OR. She has held principal trumpet positions and appeared as a soloist with several regional symphonies around Boston, MA. In Vancouver, Ms. Evans can be heard primarily as a soloist and freelancer, and has been featured on the St. Andrews Sacred Music Series and on the Holy Rosary Recital Series. She is recorded on the Centuar and Albany labels.
She is also a vocalist and currently sings with musica intima and the St. Andrews-Wesley Vocal Ensemble. She has worked extensively as a church vocal soloist and was featured in a Mendelssohn recording with the Christ Church Schola of Rochester, NY, on Loft Records.
Katherine holds an M.M. in trumpet performance from the Longy School of Music and a B.A. in English and Music from Harvard University.