Category: Recordings

Let Me Entertain You (at 35,000 feet)

For someone whose job is largely sitting in front of manuscript paper, pencil in hand, I seem to spend a lot of time on planes. The exact number varies widely from year to year. A couple of years ago I

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Must-hear Canadian Composers

Matthew Parsons, a blogger at CBC Music, has made a list of ten “must-hear Canadian composers” and I’m flattered that he’s included me among them. The other composers show the wide range of music being written today by Canadian concert

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I really do talk with my hands…

… a lot. Click here to go to the video for irrefutable proof. Every year, the Western Canadian Music Awards includes a Classical Showcase concert, organised by the Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region. For the 2013 awards, we had a

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October travels part 1: Calgary

A composer’s life is largely about riding the wave. Sometimes you’re in a long, outwardly uneventful stretch of sitting at your desk with your pencil and paper, living in the world of a new piece. And then sometimes a bunch

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Burn at the Western Canadian Music Awards

Burn has been nominated for a 2013 Western Canadian Music Award for Classical Composition of the Year. Congratulations to Standing Wave, whose album Liquid States has also been nominated for Classical Recording of the Year. Winners will be announced in

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