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Events

June 8, 2024

Selections from the collection, Six Arctic Experiments, performed by experimental ensemble XiME presented at New Music Edmonton Now Here This Festival on Saturday, June 8th at 7:00 pm, at the Mile Zero Dance Space in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  Info and Tickets Here.

June 1, 2024

SHHH!! Ensemble performs "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for prepared marimba and piano at the Ottawa Art Gallery from 1:00-2:00pm, free admission at 10 Daly Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1N 6E2. More Info here.

May 5, 2024

Performance of choral piece At First Light (SSAATTBB) by the BBC Singers for the International Women's Day Concert Series broadcast on CBC Choral Concert Series with Frédéricka Petit-Homme from 9:00-11:00am EDT or rebroadcast at the following link: CBC Choral Concert Broadcast Series May 5, 2024.

May 2, 2024

Performance of atmospheric etudes no. I, troposphere for solo prepared piano by Mischa Carlberg at "Examenskonsert" at Västerås Konserthus, Lilla Salen, Sweden.

April 27, 2024

Presenting a Sound Sculpting Workshop for New Music Edmonton from 6:00-9:00pm at the Harcourt House Art Education Room, 10215 – 112 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta. Tickets and registration here! 

April 20, 2024

Performance of Atalanta's Race: The Forest by the Edmonton Pops Orchestra at the 47th Johann Strauss Foundation Ball at 6:30pm at Chateau Lacombe Hotel, 10111 Bellamy Hill Rd NW. Tickets and information found here. 

April 7, 2024

Premiere of Serotiny for orchestra, choir, and amplified objects at the Winspear Centre for Music, Edmonton, Alberta on Sunday, April 7 at 3:00pm. Info and Tickets Here.

April 6, 2024

SHHH!! Ensemble performs "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for prepared marimba and piano at the Music Toronto Concert COSE Series at the The Aperture Room, The Thornton-Smith Building, 340 Yonge Street, Toronto, Ontario. 

March 28, 2024

Performance of Breathing Room for Big Band by MacEwan University Generations Big Band for the Album release of The Long View, a collection of compositions at the Yardbird Suite at 7:30pm, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Ticket Info here.

March - April 2024

Adjudicator for the 2024 New Brunswick Registered Music Teachers' Association Student Composer Competition.  Info found here. 

March 8, 2024

Performance of choral piece At First Light (SSAATTBB) by the BBC Singers for the International Women's Day Concert Series broadcast in Radio 3 in Concert. Information found here.

March 3, 2024

Performance of Journey Song by Spiritus Chamber Choir on "Of the Earth" concert at Knox United Church at 3:00pm in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Ticket Information found here. 

March 2, 2024

Performance of dum felis dormit by choral collective, One Equall Musick, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  Ticket info and location coming soon.

February 29, 2024

Presentation of Sound Sculpting: Exploring Sound and Composition in a K-6 Classroom for Greater Edmonton Teachers' Convention Association Conference.  Co-presented with Diana Tayler at Allard Hall, MacEwan University, Edmonton.  More information here

February 25, 2024

Performance of choral piece, Journey Song SATB, by the Canadian Chamber Choir and Luminous Voices at 3:00pm at Knox United Church, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Tickets and Info Here.

February 24, 2024

Performance of choral piece, Journey Song SATB, by the Canadian Chamber Choir and the Foothills Philharmonic Chamber Chorus in Okotoks, Alberta, Canada at 7:30pm at the Okotoks Alliance Church at 322183 15 Street E, Okotoks, Alberta.  Tickets and Info. here. 

February 12, 2024

Premiere of O Speak SATB with divisi with music intima vocal ensemble for the novum musica showcase concert.  The concert is held at the Annex Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia at 7:30pm.  Admission by donation. Register for event here. 

February 3, 2024

Professional recording of wind ensemble piece, the mountains rend themselves apart, by The Edmonton Winds and directed by Ray Baril.  Recording will be done in the Triffo Theatre, Allard Hall, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta.  

January 25, 2024

Guest Speaker for MacEwan University Composition Forum.  The event will be held from 5:00-7:00pm in Allard Hall, MacEwan University, Edmonton.  

January 13, 2024

Ensemble ArtChoral directed by Matthias Maute, performs choral piece, dum felis dormit at Maison Symphonique, 1600 Rue Saint-Urbain, Montréal, Quebec, Canada.  Tickets/info found here.

December 15, 2023

Performance of "At First Light" by Exultate Chamber Singers, Toronto, Ontario: 8:00 p.m. – 9:10 p.m. at Calvin Presbyterian Church, 26 Delisle Ave, Toronto, ON M4V 1S5, Canada.  Tickets/info found here.  

November 6, 13, 20, 2023

Attending the novum musica workshop for a new choral piece written for the musica intima vocal ensemble, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

October 30, 2023

Attending the novum musica workshop for a new choral piece written for the musica intima vocal ensemble, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

October 29, 2023

Performance of the mountains rend themselves apart (for wind orchestra) by Wellington Winds (Ontario) at their concert: Hear Us Roar!  Concert begins at 3:00PM at Knox Presbyterian Church in Waterloo, Ontario.  Tickets/info found here. 

October 29, 2023

Resident composer (with composer Diana Tayler) for "Sound Sculpting," a beginner composition workshop designed for children 8-11 yrs old.  Presented in partnership with Contemporary Showcase Edmonton Young Composer Program at Allard Hall, MacEwan University, Edmonton, Alberta. Registration Information can be found here.  

October 23, 2023

SHHH!! Ensemble performs "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for prepared marimba and piano at the Nakatani Gong Orchestra + SHHH!! Ensemble Co-Presented With New Works Calgary, Bug Incision, and Sound Atlas Festival, New Works Calgary (Alberta).  Tickets/info found here. 

October 20, 2023

SHHH!! Ensemble performs "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for prepared marimba and piano at the NUMUS Festival, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.  Tickets/info found here.

October 4, 2023

Performance of atmospheric etudes: no.1 - troposphere for solo, prepared piano by Mischa Carlberg at “Musik på slottet” (Music at the Castle) at Rikssalen at Västerås slott in Västerås, Sweden.

  

September 14. 2023

SHHH!! Ensemble performs "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for prepared marimba and piano at the Sweetwater Festival, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.  Tickets/info found here.

 

August 17. 2023

SHHH!! Ensemble performs "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for prepared marimba and piano at the Tuckamore Festival in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada. Tickets/info found here.

 

July 31. 2023

SHHH!! Ensemble performs "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for prepare marimba and piano at ChamberFest, Ottawa, Canada.  Tickets/info found here.

 

June 30. 2023

Performance of The Peculiar Dances of Shifting Minds by Allegra Chamber Orchestra directed by Janna Sailor for FestivELLE 2023 at The Playhouse, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. ARTICLE 1, ARTICLE 2Tickets/info found here.

 

June  24. 2023

Premiere of "Snag" (string octet) by the Thunder Bay (ON) and Primrose (USA) string quartets at Rolston Recital Hall, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Tickets/info found here.


June 19. 2023

Obsessions String Quartet performs piece, Northern Sunrise, at Stanley A. Milner Library, Edmonton, Alberta. 12:00-1:00pm. Tickets/info found here.


June 8-25. 2023

Residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity Evolution Chamber Program, Banff, Alberta, Canada.  

 

June 10. 2023

Performance of Northern Sunrise for chamber string orchestra by Arcady Ensemble, St. Andrew’s United Church, Brantford, ON, Canada directed by Ronald Beckett. Tickets/info found here. 

 

May 30. 2023

Premiere of concert band piece "Time Loop" by the Ardrossan Senior High School Concert Band, Ardrossan, Alberta, Canada. Directed by Raymond Basaraba. 

April 5. 2023

Performance of At First Light (SATB) by McGill University Schulich Singers, Montreal, Quebec, directed by guest conductor, Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt. Tickets/info found here. 

 

April 5. 2023

Performance of "the mountains rend themselves apart" by the University of Lethbridge Wind Ensemble, directed by Dr. Chee Meng Low, at the University of Lethbridge Theatre, Lethbridge, Alberta at 7:30pm. Tickets/info found here.

 

March 2023

Adjudicator for the 2023 New Brunswick Registered Music Teachers' Association Student Composer Competition.  Info found here. 

 

March 1. 2023

Release of album "At First Light" by Exultate Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. Mark Ramsay, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Album will include piece, At First Light (SATB with divisi).  Album information found here. 

 

March 2023: publication of "At First Light" SATB with divisi with Hinshaw Publications.  Score purchase link here. 

 

February 26. 2023

Performance of At First Light (SATB with divisi) by Luminous Voices directed by Dr. Timothy Shantz, at Bella Concert Hall, Calgary, Alberta at 3:00pm.  Info found here. 

 

February 11 & 12. 2023

Performance of Outer Space, Inner Light (SSSAAATTTBBB) by Pro Coro Canada, directed by Michael Zaugg, Westbury Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta.  Saturday performance at 7:30pm, Sunday performance at 3:00pm.  Ticket/info found here.

 

January 2023

Recipient of the Roberta Stephens Award presented by the Association of Canadian Women Composers.  

 

December 15. 2022

Premiere of Six Arctic Experiments for chamber ensemble, presented by the University of Alberta Graduate Composition Students at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta North Campus, 7:30pm.

 

December 5. 2022

Chamber piece "concentration" performed by the University of Alberta XiME (eXperimental Improvisation Ensemble) at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta North Campus, 7:30pm.

 

November 20. 2022

Chamber piece, Atalanta's Arrow, performed by Vancouver's Standing Wave, at Toronto's New Music Concert series, Toronto, Canada.

 

November 19. 2022

Choral Piece, I Should Be Searching, performed by the University of Alberta Madrigal Singers, directed by Dr. Timothy Shantz, at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta North Campus 7:30pm.  SATB with divisi, a cappella; poetry by Melissa Morelli Lacroix. 

 

November 7. 2022

Chamber piece, Atalanta's Arrow, performed by Vancouver's Standing Wave as part of the Modulus Festival held at the Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, Canada.  

 

October 21. 2022

Scholarship recipient and presentation for Alberta Registered Music Teacher's Association Annual General Meeting held during Music Conference Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  

 

October 18. 2022

Premiere of Atalanta's Arrow by Vancouver's Standing Wave Ensemble in Winnipeg as part of the Groundswell Concert Series.

 

October 14 - November 6. 2022

Choral work, Journey Song, performed at Edmonton's Thousand Faces Festival performed by Babel Choir directed by Dr. Elaine Choi.

 

August 25. 2022 

Performance of piece "the moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" for marimba and piano by the SHH!! Ensemble in the Ete musical de Barachois Festival in New Brunswick

 

August 10 - 26. 2022

Expedition to the High Arctic (Nunavut and Greenland) for research-creation composition project; Looking North - Outside the Chamber, a collection of chamber works for developing musicians.  

 

July 21. 2022

Received the Alberta Registered Music Teachers Association Continuing Education Scholarship.  

 

July 26. 2022

Virtual Friendship Concert, 11th Bali International Choir Festival 2022 featuring "Journey Song" - performed by Babel Choir directed by Dr. Elaine Choi.

 

July 21. 2022

European premiere of wind ensemble piece "the mountains rend themselves apart" by Edmonton Winds at the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles in Prague, Czech Republic.

 

July 2. 2022

Premiere of art song, "Portraits of Birdsong no. I, Beyond Harmonic Sounds" a song cycle for tenor, piano, and fixed electronics.  Poetry by Madhur Anand, tenor Asitha Tennekoon, and pianist Rachel Kiyo Iwaasa.  

 

June 26 - 30. 2022

Attend the Vancouver Art Song Lab at the Canadian Music Centre (Vancouver) and the Vancouver Academy of Music. 

 

June 3. 2022

Premiere of wind ensemble piece "the mountains rend themselves apart" by Edmonton Winds, directed by Ray Baril at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta.  

 

May 25. 2022

Commercial recording of "At First Light" with Exultate Chamber Singers (Glen Gould Studio, Toronto, Canada).

Commercial recording of "Breathing Room" with MacEwan University Music Department Generations Recording Project. 

 

May 18 - 24. 2022

Attended Choral Canada PODIUM National Choral Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  

Choral Piece "At First Light" was feature in a graduate conducting masterclass with Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt and Exultate Chamber Singers.  The piece was also performed at a PODIUM featured concert with Exultate Chamber Singers, directed by Dr. Mark Ramsay, on Monday May 23, 2022 at Metropolitan United Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  

 

May  15. 2022

Premiere of choral piece "Book of Songs" by Pro Coro Canada at the Westbury Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta.  Poetry by Anna Marie Sewell.  

 

May 9 - 13. 2022

Attended Canadian League of Composers PIVOT program with Pro Coro Canada with workshops, rehearsals, and professional development. 

 

April 5. 2022

Selected to attend the Vancouver Chamber Choir's Interplay Workshop for piece, Taxday Homestretch at the Orpheum Annex in Vancouver, Canada.  

 

April 2022

Received the Walter H Johns Graduate Fellowship at the University of Alberta.

Choral piece, "Journey Song" published through Cypress Choral.

Chamber piece "Time Ghost" published in the ERA for a University of Alberta Covid Arts Project.  

Received notice of a Canada Graduate Scholarship Awardee for 2022/2023. 

 

March 27. 2022

Awarded the University of Alberta Green and Gold Grant for Student Leadership and Professional Development.

 

March 17. 2022

Artist Presentation to the Tuckamore Emerging Composer Cohort for the Widening the Circle Program (Newfoundland). 

 

March 17. 2022

"Journey Song" posted on the University of Alberta International Day of Happiness Campaign

 

March 10. 2022

Awarded Choral Canada Composer Competition for the Stephen Chatman Award for "At First Light."

 

March 7. 2022

Artist Presentation to the Canadian League of Composers PIVOT cohort. 

Jan 12. 2022

Premiere of piece, "Coyotes" by soprano Maghan McPhee and pianist Valerie Dueck with the East Chamber Music Emerging Composer Festival, Ottawa, Canada.   Poem by Alberta poet Jon Whyte. 

 

Jan 5. 2022

Composition Mentor for Tuckamore's Widening the Circle Festival with Duo Concertante. 

 

December 14. 2021

Premiere of "Twenty-Six Punctographic Preludes" by The Edmonton Saxophone Quartet at Convocation Hall, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta. 

 

December 13. 2021

Performance of Big Band Arrangment, "Bill and Coo" by the MacEwan University/Alberta College Community Big Band, directed by Dan Davis at Muttart Hall, Alberta College, MacEwan University, Edmonton Alberta. 

 

November 24. 2021

Artist Presentation to University of Alberta Composer's Forum.

 

November 22. 2021

Attended Art Song Workshops and Residency with East Chamber Music Emerging Composer Festival (virtual) Toronto, ON, Canada. 

 

November 20. 2021

Recipient Presentation of the Edmonton Winds David Erdmann Memorial Scholarship by the Edmonton Winds at the Arden Theatre, St. Alberta, Alberta, Canada. 

 

November 20. 2021

Clinician/Mentor for Young Composers Program: Contemporary Showcase Edmonton Young Composer's Program Performance. 

November 15. 2021

President's Medal Recipient and Student Convocation Address

MacEwan University Fall Convocation Ceremony, 2021, Winspear Centre, Edmonton, Alberta

"This distinguished award is presented to a graduating student with multiple areas of accomplishment. Recipients are academic achievers, student leaders and active members of their communities. They strive to make their university and the world a better place, and they set high personal standards in all that they do."

 

November 14. 2021

Premiere of "At First Light" choral piece by Exultate Chamber Singers, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.  Directed by Dr. Mark Ramsay

 

November 2. 2021

Premiere of "Journey Song" choral work by Babel Choir, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Directed by Dr. Elaine Choi.  

 

November 2021 - May 2022

Selected as one of six emerging composers nationwide in the Canadian League of Composers PIVOT program to work with Dr. Michael Zaugg and Pro Coro Canada Choir with composer/mentor Rebecca Bruton.

 

October 3. 2021

Film Premiere of "Blind Ambition: The Story of Wop May" - where I assisted in orchestrating the film score for composer John McMillan.  CBC Interview HERE. 

 

August 20. 2021

Recording session with Babel Choir for "Journey Song" choral work as part of Choral Composer Mentorship Program in Partnership with the Canadian Music Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

August 11. 2021

"The Moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" performed by the SHHH!! Ensemble

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity through their EVOfest program, Alberta, Canada. Livestreamed from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 

August 1. 2021

"The Moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes" performed by the SHHH!! Ensemble performed at Ottawa Chamberfest, Livestreamed from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

 

July 26. 2021

Prague Orchestral Recording of Film Score, worked with film composer John McMillan in orchestrating score he composed.  Remote recording was held at MacEwan University.   Listen to CBC interview HERE. 

 

June 25. 2021

Performance of "The Peculiar Dances of Shifting Minds" by Allegra Chamber Orchestra as part of their FestivELLE, directed by Janna Sailor.  Vancouver, B.C. Canada. 

 

June 21. 2021

New Music Edmonton Summer Solstice Series, Northern Sunrise, for String Quarte. Virtual Premiere Performed by Obsessions Quartet in collaboration with Good Women Dance Collective. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

 

June 7. 2021

Recording session with Allegra Chamber Orchestra.  Orpheum Annex, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 

 

June 2021

Work Published in the MacEwan University MUSe Journal, "troposphere" for prepared piano. 
 

May 30. 2021

East Chamber Music Emerging Composer Festival premiere of "The Moon and other celestial bodies shall be used exclusively for peaceful purposes"- Toronto, ON. 
 

March - June 2021

Allegra Chamber Orchestra Composer Mentorship Program. One of six emerging, female identifying composers chosen to patriciate in a mentorship program with Dr. Jocelyn Morlock and Maestra Janna Sailor. Hosted in Vancouver, British Columbia (operated virtually).

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