Oliver’s music embraces a range of possibilities, resonating the past,
and forging new and unusual associations that reflect our world.
“one of the most promising orchestral composers of today."
Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review
“…wonderfully creative music…”
– Lynn Bayley, Fanfare
"A tour de force of orchestral writing, this work is a delightful listening experience."
– Elaine Keillor, CAML Review on Forging Utopia …more
“four powerful orchestral works”
– David Olds on Forging Utopia CD, The Wholenote
“Oliver at his considerable best”
– Ronald E. Grames on Unseen Rain, Fanfare
“a delicate, yet often complex sense of beauty”
– Randy Raine-Reusch on Up Wind, Musicworks
– Victoria Times-Colonist
“…dramatic and emotional…”
– Ottawa Citizen