Land’s End Ensemble – premiere “In the Marrow Lives a Woman”

Posted: June 1, 2018

June 9 2018 in Calgary! My new piece for piano trio and percussion, commissioned by The Land’s End Ensemble called In the Marrow Lives a Woman.  Featuring Tim Borton (percussion), John Lowry (violin), Beth Root Sandvoss (cello), and  Susanne Ruberg-Gordon (piano). Other works on the docket by Lesley Hinger, Mark Limacher, Omar Daniel, and Merlijn Twaalhoven, I get to come back to my old haunts at the Rozsa Centre, University […]

Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition

Posted: May 3, 2018

May 4 – 6 – In Brandon, Manitoba! The semi-finals and finals of the contemporary music performance Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition in Strings, where a new piece I wrote will be played by each of the performers. Foxy Fox’s Musical Games will be played multiple times over the weekend by some of the best young […]

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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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