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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

“…ingenious…superb…delightful…marvellous……extraordinary sounds…”
– Victoria Times-Colonist

“…dramatic and emotional…”
– Ottawa Citizen