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November 25, 2016
Hal Beckett Inducted!

Hal Foxton Beckett Inducted at the Historic Orpheum! - Friday, Nov 25, 2016


In front of a cheering audience and orchestra, President of the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame, Rob Haynes and Past President Elizabeth Ball help to induct Hal Beckett into the BC Entertainment Hall of Fame. Hal Beckett is an award-winning composer, conductor and music producer who over the last three decades has established himself as one of Western Canada’s most respected musicians. He is a longtime resident of Vancouver and has composed music for operatic and symphonic ensembles, film, TV and multimedia projects. As we all know, Hal is the Music Director for the Vancouver Film Orchestra. Among his notable projects, he has conducted film scores for such mega film studios as Universal and Lionsgate and provided orchestral services for Michael Bublé’s hit album Crazy Love. He also produced the 102 national anthems recorded by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. When not composing, Hal is actively involved in the Vancouver arts community as a member of SOCAN and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. He also serves on the regional board of directors for the Screen Composers’ Guild of Canada

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