David Squires Composer

With an extensive catalogue of chamber, choral, and orchestral music, including numerous commissions, David is equally at home writing for amateurs and students as for professional musicians.

His oratorio Gardens, commissioned by Dr. Joel Tranquilla and the Trinity Western University Choirs, was premiered in April 2023, and received two other performances that spring. Other recent important performances include I Would Live in Your Love commissioned and conducted by Andrew Whiteside in Alberta (November 2022) and BC (April 2023); Garden of the Shepherd (central movement of the oratorio Gardens) at John Brown University, Arkansas (May 2021); benediction The Peace of God recorded by Lonnie Delisle and friends (May 2021) to honour Vancouver School of Theology’s 2020 and 2021 graduating classes; and a Mandarin translation of the same piece by the Vancouver Oratorio Society (June 2019); A Virgin Most Pure by the Phoenix Chamber Choir in December 2018 and the Wheaton College Choir in December 2016 for PBS broadcast; Deep Peace by the Vancouver Chamber Choir in May 2014 and February 2016. Dr. Joel Tranquilla and the TWU Choirs have toured with his music to Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, and Ottawa.

David has more than 3 decades experience leading workshops and seminars on a wide range of topics from music to worship to leadership.

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