James Ehnes + me in Stratford

Posted: July 18, 2017

I get to play with James Ehnes, master Canadian violinist, in Stratford tonight (July 18) as part of the Stratford Summer Music Festival! We’ll be playing my piece Magnetic North, which I wrote for James when he came to Yellowknife in 2016. He is one cool guy! Tickets here. James did me the great honour of […]

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 […]

WCMA nomination – Classical Composition of the Year

Posted: April 27, 2017

Big news! I was nominated for a WCMA!  Magnetic North, a work for violin+piano from my debut album Ravens, has been nominated for the Western Canadian Music Awards Classical Composition of the Year. I am honoured to have my piece stand alongside works by other great Canadian composers, including Stephen Chatman, Marcus Goddard, Jordan Nobles and Edward Top. The award will […]

Thank You Thursdays

Posted: March 29, 2017

A place to show my gratitude to those who have helped along my journey. I couldn’t do it without you. Thank You, Mahsi Cho. Thursday March 29 2017 – Thank you CBC and CBC North! A way to send strength and love out by thanking those who have helped me on my journey. Today I send […]

Yellowknife premiere “The Ice Seasons”

Posted: March 15, 2017

The award-winning Spiritus Chamber Choir from Calgary comes to Yellowknife and performs my thesis composition “The Ice Seasons” that I completed for my Masters of Music in Composition! This major work explores the beauty and behaviour of lake ice. I’m so excited that this fantastic choir will perform it in my hometown, where I got the inspiration […]