NNC – Whitehorse

Posted: February 5, 2017

Playing at the Available Light Film Festival with the New North Collective on Monday Feb. 6 2017. Fresh off an Alberta tour, the NNC has brought together players from across northern regions to collaborate and perform Get tickets and event details here. Special multi-media additions for this show in the town where I was born – Whitehorse Yukon! The […]

Watch James Ehnes play Magnetic North

Posted: August 18, 2016

Now online – a video of the fantastic violinist James Ehnes and pianist Andrew Armstrong playing my composition Magnetic North at the 2016 Royal Conservatory of Music 21C festival. CLICK HERE TO WATCH. James and Andrew tune up at the 20-minute mark, and the tune runs from 20:23 to 27:10. My program note on the piece: The […]

Wide Quietness

Posted: December 7, 2015

Pierre Tremblay’s short film Wide Quietness uses multiple moving images simultaneously, creating a kaleidoscope-like effect. All of the footage is of Pierre swimming in outdoor, geothermal-heated Icelandic pools. My electroacoustic work Inopa-Naipo provides the soundtrack to the film. The music was composed in 2012 by recording sounds from inside an acoustic piano and transforming them using frequency sweeps, looping, and other effects. […]

New North Collective

Posted: December 1, 2015

I’ve joined the New North Collective! It is a fantastic gathering of artists from all three Territories, and the NNC has created a musical collage of story and song. “Featuring new work by northern songwriters, the New North Collective explores their idea of north – from the land to the people; from the traditional to the […]