Stratford Summer Music – Cabaret Series solo show

Posted: August 10, 2017

Playing in the Stratford Summer Music Festival’s Cabaret Series on August 11! An amazing venue in the Revival House – a converted church with amazing acoustics and a wonderful menu. Rockin’ band-mates from the Yukon – Graeme Peters, Jody Peters and Ian March from Whitehorse’s Speed Control  New music fresh off the heart, tunes from […]

TSO Chamber Soloists – Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars

Posted: July 23, 2017

Composer time! On August 2 2017, at Toronto’s Walter Hall will be the world premiere of my new piece for chamber ensemble (string quartet, horn, oboe, flute) called Songs of the Invisible Summer Stars. Five movements imagining where the stars go in the summer time of extreme latitudes – celestial adventures! See program notes below. […]

COSY Premiere – Bend Willow Branch

Posted: June 3, 2017

Yellowknife has a classical music organization called COSY – Classics On Stage Yellowknife. My new piece Bend, Willow Branch was commissioned by COSY and will be premiered on June 9th. A celebrated duo from New York, Anna Maria Baeza (clarinet) and Joachim Woitun (cellist) will join Yellowknife Maureen Crotty-Williams (flute) to perform Bend, Willow Branch. Bend, Willow […]

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Nahanni National Park

Spectacular NWT! A road trip from Yellowknife to Fort Simpson, then a day trip into Nahanni National Park. Along the way, baby buffalo running near Behchoko, birch trees playing coy amongst the spruce at Kakisa Falls, incredible views from a Beaver 172 float plane, forest fire spotting from the air, frogs, mosquitos, sandhill cranes, a […]

Norman Wells

A short trip to Norman Wells in the Sahtu region of the NWT  – oil town, population 800, an hour flight north of Yellowknife. The trip was an attempt to arrive in time to witness the break-up of ice on the mighty Deh Cho (Mackenzie River), but it had happened a week earlier. All that was left […]

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