- Oliver's work Purple Lotus Bud for Chinese zugheng and string quartet was given its Taiwan premiere at the National Recital Hall, Taiwan, on May 19.
- Oliver plays with his new band, the Big World Band, March 9, Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, BC 8pm.
- Wednesday, February 29, 2012: World premiere of Meditation for Barbara, Banff Centre for the Arts, Barbara Lieurance, bowed piano.
- Monday, February 20, 2012: Official release of Time is Dust - a surround DVD-audio disc of The Immersive Sound Project
- Saturday, February 18, 2012: finished piece for bowed piano for Boston pianist Barbara Lieurance. Read more.
- January 2012: completed two new works for Big World Band
Canadian Music Centre celebrates Oliver releases at reception on May 11
The Canadian Music Centre fêted the composer on the unprecedented release of his orchestral CD and surround DVD-audio