June 13, 2017 – June Goldsmith Artistic Director of Music in the Morning – “My Wonderful Life in Music”

For decades, June Goldsmith has charmed audiences with her knowledge and enthusiastic approach to classical music. Her lifelong commitment has led to a rich and varied career as a concert presenter, entrepreneur, music educator and pianist and now as a radio broadcaster and lecturer. Her warm style and personality has brought classical music to life for audiences in Vancouver, and indeed, across the country.

In 1986, June founded the groundbreaking Music in the Morning series where she was artistic and executive director for over twenty years. She is currently a regular guest with host Sheryl MacKay on the CBC Radio One program North by Northwest, participates in various festivals and organizations in Canada and the US, and also organizes outreach performances and free concerts. June received the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia for her contribution to the arts in Canada. She is a member of the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame.

In 2015 June Goldsmith founded a concert series in Vancouver for Autistic Children and their Families. It is produced by June Goldsmith in partnership with The Canucks Autism Network and generously supported by VAM. Concerts are held at the Koerner Recital Hall VAM.

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