I’m really pumped to be taking part in the great Opera from Scratch residency in Halifax this year, running from August 20th-29th. An opera I’ve written about the Canadian WW2 Heroine, Mona Parsons, will be performed by solo soprano, piano, and live electronics. I’m very excited for this wonderful opportunity! I will be posting a link […]
Very exciting news! Chopin’s Heart, will be part of the 6th edition of Telefilm’s “Not Short on Talent” at Cannes 2016. Not Short on Talent is a curated showcase of 36 new Canadian short films at the Marché du Film that runs parallel to the Cannes Film Festival in May. I wrote the score for […]
I had the wonderful opportunity to compose my very first opera at the UofT, alongside fellow composers, Patrick McGraw, and Robert Taylor. Set in a dystopian world, the opera ‘The Machine Stops’ imagines a future where technology has taken over, and humanity worships it at their peril. Based on E.M. Forester’s famous short story, The […]
I had the amazing opportunity to record an orchestral piece of mine through the Screen Composers Guild of Canada Orchestral Reading Session. The piece was a scored cue to a martial arts film, and I am so excited to share it with you! Thank you so much to the UofT symphony orchestra and the SCGC […]
James McLellan’s exciting action film released in early 2014 has been selected as one of Manitoba’s entries into the CBC Short Film Face Off due to air on CBC Television in Fall 2015. The competition chooses one film from each province (two from Manitoba) to face off on a reality show and be voted Canada’s […]
The NSI film Chopin’s Heart is almost ready for release! Currently undergoing post-production in Toronto the film’s premiere is set for sometime in mid-summer in Winnipeg, MB. I have been very fortunate to work on this unique project that involved working as music supervisor on set, as well as composer and sound editor. I will […]
I’m very excited to begin working on the upcoming Strata Studios film: ‘The Becoming’. Set in a futuristic dystopian world plagued by pollution, the film follows the journey of two children who discover an eccentric inventor trying to save the world. Currently in post-production, I will complete the score by the end of the month. […]
The University of Guelph, under the direction of Marta McCartney was nice enough to name their entire concert after one of my compositions, and perform it at their March 2015 Concert. Thank you Marta for the wonderful feedback and CD recording!
I am very excited to announce that I have been accepted into the University of Toronto’s Masters in Composition program for the fall of 2015. As a result, I will be moving to Toronto in August this year for the 2 year program. Although I am sad to leave the amazing community in Winnipeg, I […]
Local feature film, ‘When The World Was Flat’ by director Jonathan Lawrence is premiering this Wednesday, February 11, at the Metropolitan Entertainment Centre in Winnipeg. A tragic story of two friends from dysfunctional family, ‘When The World Was Flat’ is a beautifully shot local film. I worked for 2 months over last summer writing the score […]
Period Piece, a film by James McClellan has been achieving great success across the North American Film Festival circuit. After achieving critical acclaim in a number of festivals, the film won the award for ‘Best Canadian Short Film’ at the Toronto After Dark Festival. I was fortunate enough to score this film, and am really […]
I’m excited to begin scoring for local Winnipeg film, ‘Dirt On Me’ directed by local actor/producer Justin Pike. The film follows a disadvantaged youth in downtown Winnipeg as he struggles to deal with alcoholism, and abandonment. More details to follow.
I’ve completed work on a great local film that will be featured at the Gimli Film Festival this summer. It is entitled ‘Period Piece’. I will have a version up on my website soon. Come check out Gimli Film Festival, in Gimli MB, from July 23-27, 2014!
I composed the music for a great local cartoon that will be featured in film festivals across North America. Check it out here: https://vimeo.com/93030185
I’ve been asked to write a choral piece for the Charleswood United Church choir in order to celebrate their minister’s 20th year at their church. The performance date is Sunday, June 8, 2014, at 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. Come check it out if you can!