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Welcome to the website of Canadian Composer Ryan Noakes

Ryan Noakes is a Canadian composer, singer, and freelance audio recording engineer. Born and raised in Kamloops, British Columbia, he received his BMus in composition and theory in 2008 from the University of Victoria, and his MMus in composition in 2012 from the University of British Columbia. He has recently returned to his home town of Kamloops.

Next Concert

snow men singing

A Fireside Christmas

7:00 pm Friday, December 21, 2018
St. Andrew's Presbyterian; 1136 6th Avenue, Kamloops, BC, Canada

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“I’m Not Smart Enough For Classical Music” – Yes, Yes You Are!

I heard a surprising number of people claim “I’m not smart enough for classical music” while out at a public event recently. I have some things to say about that, but if you read only this introduction to the post let me sum it up in three words: Yes, you are! Read the full post

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