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Young Composers Meeting, Apeldoorn 2010

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Elegy of Others

Much of my recent work deals with the issue of reappropriation. Where do we get our ideas? What do we owe, if anything, to our sources of inspiration? Historically, composers have stolen ideas from each other regularly, reworking these into

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Premières and Projects 2010

The New Year is off to a busy start, with several premières coming up and a variety of new projects in the works. On 25 Jan 2010, Brazilian-Canadian pianist Luciane Car­dassi pre­mières my new piece, Hockey Story, on the Hap­pen­ing

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Elegy of Others Première

orkest de erepris premières a new piece of mine, Elegy of Others, commissioned by them after I won their Young Composers Competition in 2009. The piece is a collage and is reflective in nature, bringing together sources from Vivaldi to

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Awards

2011 Canada Council for the Arts, Commissioning Grant (Other Minds Festival, San Francisco) 2010 SOCAN Awards for Young Composers: Godfrey Ridout Award (Vocal Music), third prize Canada Council for the Arts, Commissioning Grant (Tapestry New Opera) ASCAP Foundation, Morton Gould

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Professional Experience

Apr 2011 Quatuor Bozzini Composers KitchenMontréal, Canada Workshop and residency with the string quartet. Development and performance of new work. Jan–Mar 2010 Judge JUNO Awards, Classical Composition of the Year Category Sep 2009–present Consultant and Web Writer San Francisco Contemporary

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orkest de ereprijs at Gaudeamus Music Week

orkest de ereprijs performs my piece, Love in the Time of Connectivity, at the Gaudeamus Music Week. This is the same piece that won their Young Composers Competition in February 2009.

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orkest de ereprijs YCM Competition

I’m pleased and excited to announce that I was declared the winner of this year’s annual Young Com­posers Meet­ing in the Nether­lands, hosted by renowned Dutch ensem­ble, orkest de ereprijs. The jurors chose between 16 pieces that the invited com­posers

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orkest de ereprijs Young Composers Meeting

Première of a new work written for the ensemble, a collage based on love songs.

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New Performances and Projects

This year is off to a busy start, with two pre­mières in Feb. One is a col­lage piece based on love songs, for the orkest de ereprijs in Hol­land. The other piece, for soprano and speak­ing pianist, is based on

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