Vancouver Chamber Choir Interplay Workshop

Mar 8 – The last few months have been a crazy time for the world, and during these dark times, the act of creation and art-making can seem like a futile exercise in the face of all that is terrible. However, I do believe that art, and especially music, has a place in all theseContinue reading “Vancouver Chamber Choir Interplay Workshop”

Ontario Arts Council Funds Commission

Jan 21 – Happy New year! 2022 has already proven to be quite busy, and I am looking forward to announcing several projects that are forthcoming. In the meanwhile, I am happy to share that the Ontario Arts Council has approved funding for a new Bass Clarinet solo with electronics, for clarinetist Jack Liang. TheContinue reading “Ontario Arts Council Funds Commission”

Orchestre Symphonique de Trois-Rivières

Dec 21 – Excited to announce that the Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières in Quebec (CAN) has selected my piece “Toward Light” to be premiered in their 2022/23 season! The piece was selected from a call for scores from Canadian composers, led by Maestro Gilles Bellemare, composer Nicolas Gilbert, and violinist Marie-Josee Arpin.

SORI Percussion

July 9 – I am happy to announce that the up-and-coming South Korean percussion group, SORI Percussion, has commissioned a percussion quartet to be premiered in Seoul and online in December 2021. This new commission will combine western percussion instruments with the Korean soribuk, a Korean barrel drum used in Korean pansori. Looking forward toContinue reading “SORI Percussion”

Unrelenting Sorrow

Jun 16 – The Toronto Symphony Orchestra recently announced their 2021/22 season with hopes to return to in-person concerts starting in November. I am excited to announce that my orchestral work, “Unrelenting Sorrow” (TSO Commission/reflection on COVID) will be programmed alongside Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in June 2022, conducted by none other than Music Director GustavoContinue reading “Unrelenting Sorrow”

OAC funding for Esprit Orchestra Commission

April 27 – I am a little late to the party when it comes to announcements but I am delighted to announce that the Ontario Arts Council has fully funded a new commission from the Esprit Orchestra, to be premiered in April 2022! It is still a long ways away, but one hopes that byContinue reading “OAC funding for Esprit Orchestra Commission”