Study Abroad — the musical! Destination: U.K.

Cheryl Olvera’s BFA Directed Study Project
Thursday May 23, 2019 | 7:30PM | Free
David Mowafaghian World Art Centre
SFU Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

When music composition student Cheryl’s boyfriend broke up with her halfway through her degree, she just had to get the heck outta Dodge! What better way to clear your mind for one semester than to study abroad? From hellish homestays to British love affairs to rediscovering her true passion in life, this trip may have been more than she bargained for. Join Cheryl in her adventurous escape to Brighton, England—all through song!

Featuring fellow SCA Music Composition students Erica Regehr on piano and back-up vocals and Matt Brown on electronics.

Cheryl Olvera is an SFU SCA student graduating with her BFA in Music Composition in Spring 2019. She holds a Music Diploma in Voice Performance from Red Deer College, AB and has dabbled in performing many genres, ­from opera to electronica. Cheryl spent most of her degree writing for instrumental ensembles, but she is currently expanding into the world of composing for theatre and film. When she’s not in a practice room bringing her brainstorming sessions to life, Cheryl can be found drinking coffee, sewing and designing clothes, painting murals, making jewelry, baking layer cakes, or in her CrossFit gym, pumping iron.

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