The first two songs are taken from a recording by the jazz composer collective Chamber Grafitti. I played guitar and composed for the group.

TFBF

 

Jibtech

 

Contemporary Classical

In Medias Res

This is a recording of one of my string quartets. The group playing it is The Penderecki String Quartet.

 

Sillons

These are the first two movements of Sillons, a piece for solo bass trombone.

Sillons 1

 

Sillons 2

 

SELECTED AWARDS, COMMISSIONS, RECORDINGS

 

What Awaits Me, 2013

Commissioned to compose music for The Brian Webb Dance Company.

 

Poetry Map of Canada, 2013

Commissioned to compose music for the Edmonton Poetry Festival’s Gala Event.

 

30% Gone, 2011

Commissioned to compose music for The Brian Webb Dance Company .

 

Film Project – Smooth Ride, 2010

Hired to compose music for educational cycling film.

 

Commission – The Edmonton Sackbone Express , 2009

Commissioned to write 10 minute piece for ancient instruments.

 

Edmonton Arts Council Artist Trust Fund Award, 2008

Support for the composition of a mixed ensemble piece for nationwide show.

 

Commission – Canada Council for the Arts, 2008

Commissioned to compose an hour of music for The Brian Webb Dance Company.

 

Commission – The Edmonton Sackbone Express , 2008

Commissioned to write 15 minute piece for two sackbut quartets, harpsichord, and cello.

 

Commission – Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2008

Commissioned to write 12 minute piece for solo trombone, looper, and electronic effects.

 

Commission – Edmonton Arts Council Lee Fund Award, 2007

Commissioned to write an 18 minute piece for The Ritchie Trombone Choir.

 

Recording – Arkatzi, 2007

Compact disc recording of original jazz/electronica compositions.

 

Commission – Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2006

Commissioned to compose a 12 minute piece for string quartet.

 

Recording – Chamber Graffiti (jazz), 2005

Compact disc recording of original jazz compositions.

 

Commission – Tania Alvaredo, 2003

Commissioned to compose 45 minutes of music for dance.

 

Commission – Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2003

Commissioned to compose a solo percussion piece.

 

Commission – Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 2002

Commissioned to compose a solo piano piece.

 

Commission – Brian Webb Dance Company, 2001

Commissioned to compose an hour of music for dance.

 

Commission – Edmonton Composers Concert Society, 2000

Commissioned to compose a 10 minute piece for chamber ensemble.

 

Recording – Penderecki Quartet, 2000

Compact disc recording of string quartet In Medias Res.

 

Edmonton Arts Council Artist Trust Fund Award, 1998

One of first recipients of new award for developing local professional talent;

produced String of Knots for septet as well as three pieces for jazz quartet.

 

Commission – Alberta Foundation for the Arts, 1998

Awarded for the commission of a new piece for the NOWAge Orchestra.