多伦多东西方乐团 音乐总监天舒艺术团 艺术总监美国华盛顿国际交响乐团 团长 音乐总监兼指挥张祥雨是北美著名华裔作曲家，指挥家。他集写词，作曲，配器及指挥于一身，为促进东西方文化交流，繁荣当代音乐创作做出了积极贡献。除了创作的几部深受欢迎的中小型声乐和器乐作品以外，他用四年多时间创作并指挥演出的反映北美华人奋斗史的第一部大型音乐作品"奔向未来"交响合唱于2012年至2014年在美国的演出取得巨大成功，引起热烈的社会反响。为了纪念世界二战和中国抗战胜利70周年，他用两年多时间创作的第二部大型音乐作品"和平颂"交响合唱，于2015在美国都华盛顿的首演和同年在上海东东方艺术中心的演出再次获得巨大的成功。世界三十多个国家的华侨代表观看了上海的演出。为庆祝加拿建国150周，张祥雨今年又集中精力创作完成了几首直接歌颂加拿大的作品。填补了华人社区的文娱晚会多年来缺少华人创作的歌颂加拿大的音乐作品的空白。张祥雨现在是加拿大音乐中心成员作曲家。David Zhang (1942) is a Chinese－Canadian Composer and Conductor, A graduate of Shanghai Conservatory of Music, Mr. Zhang specialized in trombone and tuba with additional training in composition. He had been the principal tuba of Shanghai Symphony Orchestra for 18 years. His choral symphony Towards the Future was premiered in 2012 and received subsequent performances across North America. It was well-received by both music community and audience. To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in 2015, Mr. Zhang spent two years on his second choral symphony Ode to Peace. has eight movements with a duration of more than seventy minutes. It was premiered on August 15, 2015, at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland to great claim. It was performed in September at Shanghai Oriental Art Center Concert Hall. Mr. Zhang works not only penetrate the boundaries of Eastern and Western styles but also pay tribute to modernism. A prime example is his Concerto for Contralto and Orchestra wrote in 2012 which embodies both vocalize and concerto. Mr. Zhang is composing a new work dedicated to Canadas 150th Anniversary in 2017. He is a Composer of Canada music Centre at present.
杨立纲博士从事了近20年环境工程师工作，现在RE/MAX帝国地产公司就职，并担任博士分公司经理。他还经营着杨氏生态技术公司，开展与建筑相关业务。杨立纲拥有化学学士学位、物理化学研究生学历、政治经济学硕士学位和环境经济学博士学位。杨博士热爱公益事业，积极支持非盈利社团建设，投身华人环保协会和东西方乐团管理。杨博士出版《一个地产经纪的足迹》，凝聚了他过去30年经验，尤其过去10年移民生活经历，以及独立研究观点，展现了他对加拿大多元文化和可持续发展的美好愿望。Dr. Wade Ligang YangDr. Wade Ligang Yang worked nearly 20 years as an environmental engineer. Dr. Yang works with Re/Max Imperial Realty Inc., Brokerage, also a manager of Dr.s Branch. He runs Yang Eco-Living Tech Limited (YELT) in the construction-related fields too.He has a Bachelors degree in Chemistry, a Postgraduate certificate in Physical Chemistry, a Masters degree in Political Economics, and a Ph.D. degree in Environmental Economics.Dr. Yang actively supports non-profit organizations, manages Canadian Chinese Environment Association (CCEA) and East West Orchestra and Choir (EWOC).Dr. Yang published "The Footprint of a Realtor", which embodies his experiences in the last three decades, especially the past decade as an immigrant, as well as ideas engaged in independent research, and his best wishes for a multi-cultural society and sustainable development.