Acknowledging the Generous Support of The Canada Council for the Arts

I would like to express my deepest gratitude to The Canada Council for the Arts for awarding me one of this year’s Grants for Professional Musicians. The grant offers opportunities to individual professional Canadian musicians, including performers, composers, arrangers, conductors, lyricists, librettists and opera stage directors, to pursue their artistic and creative development. The funds will […]

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British Columbia Arts Council Scholarship Award

I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude to British Columbia Arts Council for selecting me as one of this year’s Scholarship Award Recipients. The award will assist me with the costs of completing my Doctorate of Musical Arts degree at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre and Dance.

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Brehm Prize Awarded to The Rose of Midnight

I am deeply honoured to have been awarded the 2016 Brehm Prize in Choral Composition at the University of Michigan for The Rose of Midnight. I look forward to a performance of the piece at the University of Michigan in Fall 2016, directed by Jerry Blackstone. Read the official press release

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Recipient of the Dr. Lyman S. V. Judson Award at the University of Michigan

I am honoured to have been chosen as the recipient of the Dr. Lyman S. V. Judson Award for Outstanding D.M.A. (Doctorate of Musical Arts) Students by the Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan. The $5,000 monetary prize will be used towards an upcoming project in conjunction with my doctoral dissertation.

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Release of the Recording of Prelude à la Gershwin

I am excited to share with you Deborah’s fantastic recording of my most recent piano piece, Prelude à la Gershwin. The piece was composed in fall 2014, and is a tribute to George Gershwin. It is now available for purchase via iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, CDBaby, Yandex, Spotify and Bandcamp, to name a few outlets. […]

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Win at SOCAN Foundation Awards for The Rose of Midnight

A special thanks to SOCAN Foundation for awarding me one of one of this year’s Godfrey Ridout awards for my choral piece, the Rose of Midnight, which was commissioned by Seattle’s Esoterics choir as part of my prize for winning the International Composers’ Award at their POLYPHONOS competition. This marks my 4th win at the SOCAN foundation awards. […]

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