Recent News

December 2019

  - Finished writing "Songs of Love and Despair", (SATB unaccompanied choir), a set of four poems by Sarah Teasdale about the
    exhilaration of new love, a broken heart, and the despair that follows.  

  - Created new arrangements of "Come With Me on Horses" for SSAA and SATB choirs.

  - Created new arrangements of "Three Haiku" for SSAA and SSATB choirs.

  - Created new arrangements of "The Christmas Dove" for SSAA and SSAB choirs.

October 2019 - attended Music Conference Alberta 2019.

Spring 2019 - "Childhood Memories", a collection of nine short works for piano, published by Palliser Music.

September 2018 - article in TEMPO Magazine about the Canada 150 ARMTA 85 commission of "Donkey Riding."


May 2018 - "She's Like the Swallow" published by Cypress Choral Music.

Spring 2018 - radio performance of "Inventions and Machines" in Australia.

October 26-28, 2017 - Appearance and presentation at Music Conference Alberta as one of the composers commissioned by ARMTA in celebration of Canada's 150th anniversary.  Premier performance of "Donkey Riding."


August 2017 - "Donkey Riding" published by Palliser Music.


July 2017 - Received Canada Council travel grant for the world premier of "The Helios Triptych" in May 2017.

July 2017 - Prepared "The Canadian Seasons" song cycle for publication.

May 13, 2017 - World Premier of "She's Like the Swallow," performed by London Pro Musica in London, Ontario.

May 5, 2017 - World Premier of "The Helios Triptych," performed by the Vancouver Chamber Choir in Vancouver.

April 2017 - Recording session of "Childhood Memories" by Han Ding in Calgary.

Spring 2017 - International Radio/Concert performance in Australia.

March 2017 -  "The Helios Triptych" selected to be workshopped by Jon Washburn and the Vancouver Chamber Choir at the March session of Interplay.

Feb. 2017 - Commissioned by Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association to write a piece for violin and piano based on Canadian Folk song, "Donkey Riding."   Scheduled to be published by Palliser Music.

Fall 2016 - International Radio/Concert performance of "Three Haiku" in U.S.A.

September 2016 - Became a Professional Member of the Canadian League of Composers.

Spring 2016 - International Radio/Concert performance of "Inventions and Machines" in Australia.


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