GEORGIA COUVER: TELLING MY STORY AND PASSION FOR COMMUNITY

Music Composer, Violinist and Visual Artist

Welcome to my official website. I am a Chinese-Canadian music composer, violinist and visual artist from Vancouver, BC. I create through my passion from music to burlesque to the neurodiversity movement where we celebrate ourselves and embrace our identity.

 
 

GALLERY

Lady Death Eye Photography

This is my collection of photographs taken around Vancouver, BC, Canada, where it showcases the local scenes from Chinatown to East Vancouver to New Westminster. This is also a dedication to the community that helped shape throughout history. I used the time during the COVID-19 pandemic to photograph the current trends of today's city. You can check out or follow me on Lady Death Eye Photography. I'm an amateur photographer but I am always looking for people to shoot with for fun

 

BIOGRAPHY

Life of Georgia Couver

Born in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Couver has pursued in music performance for violin at Douglas College in New Westminster, BC. Next she attended for her Bachelor's Degree of Applied Music in Music Composition at Vancouver Community College from September 2015 to 2018. She has written compositions workshop after workshop, such as the 2016 Plastic Acid Graphic Score, the Jean Coulthard String Quartet session in 2018 and also the Vancouver Intercultural Orchestra. Prior to her completion of the Bachelor's program, she has taken violin exam at the age of 8, then pursued in both visual arts and Music Composition. Now, she is pursuing her dreams to create music in the burlesque community, while getting her hands paint-dirty for more projects!

 

"The heart of the matter is the matter of the heart. The heart's made of matter that you can't measure that matters beyond measure like light when it travels in the dark"

Passion and Identity

Shad ft. City and Colour

 

MY CV

My Portfolio

VIOLIN TEACHER

December 2016 - Present

I teach my students basic techniques of violin performance from music theory to proper posture to recommendation of exercise studies while learning to understand the minds of each individual.

Current work: 

  • Mozart School of Music ( Burnaby, BC)

  • Beethoven At Home (Vancouver, BC)

  • Freelance teaching

COMPOSER

September 2014 - Present

I have attended at Douglas College for the University Transfer Music Diploma program in New Westminster. Then, I continued my education in music composition at Vancouver Community College in September 2016 and completed the Bachelor's Degree of Applied Music program in June 2018. I have attended workshops, such as the Plastic Acid Graphic Score workshop in 2016, the Jean Coulthard String Quartet Reading session in 2018 and also the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra Summer Academy 2018. Furthermore, I held my very first concert at the St.Luke and Matthias Anglican Church in West Vancouver on November 2016. 

September 28th and October 5th 2019 at teh Fox cabaret

I created original music for Strange Seductions' Burlesque production, Secrets From the Shadow at the Fox Cabaret in a modern queer adaptation of Hades and Persephone, along with musical covers by a live band and also lead a musical ensemble

VISUAL ARTIST

June 2018 - Present

I have recently began my journey as a visual artist and I currently occupy myself at the Octopus Studios in Vancouver, BC

Octopus Studios: August 2018 to June 2019, May 2020- Present

Pacific Arts Market: July to August 2019

I sold my artwork at the Pacific Arts Market, an organization that allows artists to sell their originals at the space, whilst holding social events

STUDENT RESEARCHER

July 2018- August 2018

A 9 week summer occupation led by Brian Fraser of the Brentwood Presbyterian Church in Burnaby, BC, where we conduct interviews with musicians, congregations and also ministers about Jazz and spirituality

VIOLINIST

2003 - Present

I have performed and competed in the British Columbia Conservatory of Music festivals, as well as the Stewart Irish Dance Fiddle Competition back in 2007. I have performed in orchestra ensembles, such as the New Westminster Symphony, West Coast Symphony, and the Surrey Youth Orchestra. As for contemporary bands, I have played with the Rusty Buckets, a jazz-inspired swing dance ensemble influenced by the 1940s and 1950s of jazz music, and also the Legion of the Flying Monkeys.

Meanwhile, I have performed for Strange Seduction's burlesque production Secrets from the Shadows on September 28 and October 5 2019 at teh Fox cabaret as a composer and violinist

ADVISOR/ MENTAL HEALTH LITERACY PROJECT, YORK UNIVERSITY

September 2019 - Present

I advise on creating accessible resource, along with a team of other advisors around the province, as funded by the psychology professors of York University as part of the two year long process to collect available information about mental health in the Autism community

 
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GALLERY

An Inside Look

A gallery of artworks that reflect visual concepts of autism, sexuality, queerness and musicality. A tribute to a community that loved me

 

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