BreakOut West / WCMA nomination

Posted: September 13, 2017

I’m heading to Edmonton for the BreakOut West / West Coast Music Awards September 13-17 2018. My nomination for Classical Composition of the Year for Magnetic North stands beside compositions by Stephen Chatman, Marcus Goddard, Jordan Nobles and Edward Top. Excited to be represented by Magnum Opus Management and the new Maverick Cooperative    

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. […]

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 […]