Twice Winner of SOCAN Foundation Awards

It is my great pleasure to announce that my music has won the first prize at the SOCAN Foundation for Young Audio-Visual Composers for the second year in a row! Last year, I won the prize for my music on Miles Jay‘s Documentary, Shade of Grey. This year it goes to the soundtrack I wrote on […]

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Winner of POLYPHONOS International Composers Award

I am very excited to hear that I have won the International composers award at the Esoterics‘ International competition for choral works. As part of this, I will be commissioned to compose a new choral work for the Esoterics, to be premiered, and performed multiple times in Seattle in 2013.

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Selected for a Six-month Composer Residency Position with CMC/CLC

I am pleased to announce that I have been selected for a six-month composer residency position co-sponsored by the Canadian Music Centre, and The Canadian League of Composers. As part of this residency, I will compose music for Negative Zed (Ensemble in Residence with the Red Shift Music Society), BC Girls’ Choir, and MYVoice, among […]

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Review of Piano Pinnacle’s Concert in Musetta Stone

Special thanks to Ryan Noakes for writing this marvelous review of Piano Pinnacle‘s August 27th concert. “A true tour de force performance. [it] caused the audience to erupt in applause far before the conclusion of final variation, only to explode with greater enthusiasm when the piece was actually finished.” Full Article

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Duo of Composers Deliver Double Duty – Georgia Straight Article

Source: Georgia Straight Kathleen Allan With her easy smile, quiet confidence, and gentle self-assuredness, Kathleen Allan exudes the fresh-faced optimism of a recent university graduate. But unlike most grads launching careers in the midst of global economic uncertainty, the 22-year-old composer and singer has good reason to be feeling optimistic. For starters, she’s landed a […]

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Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Center

I am honoured to announce that I have been selected as a new Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Center. I am particularly proud to find out that I am the youngest composer (at least in British Columbia, possibly in Canada) to have been given this title.

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