Sommerakademie Schloss Solitude 04-21.08.2015
Immensely grateful to have been selected among 270 applicants for this one-in-a-lifetime educational experiences with mentors Chaya Czernowin, Rebecca Saunders and Ming Tsao and 14 fellow young composers.
Premiere: So Be It 10.07.2015
My first saxophone quartet will be premiered at this year’s World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg.
Cité de la musique et de la danse, Strasbourg
Premiere: Manifeste Assi 22.03.2015
My newest piece for speaker and 3 Bass instruments based on the poetry of young Innu poet Natasha Kanapé Fontaine will be premiered as part of the Akademie der Künste Pluriversale II festival on June 20th, 2015.
Speaker: Thierry Tidrow, Texts: Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Cello: Niklas Seidl, Bass clarinet: Heather Roche, Bass flute: Liz Hirst
Radio Interview 28.02.2015
Invited onto Baruch Zeicher’s one-hour radio show Paradigms, where the entire program focused on my work, including interviews and a few pieces! Here’s the webcast: http://paradigms.bz
Jules-Léger Prizewinner 2014 15.12.2014
So happy to finally be able to share that I have won the Canada Council for the Arts’ prestigious Jules-Léger Prize 2014 for my piece Au fond du Cloître Humide, written for Continuum Contemporary Music! Here’s a link to the interview with the Canada Council: