Education

Composition with Dr. Samuel Dolin at Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto (1967-68) Taught electronic music with Dr. Samuel Dolin and Ann Southam at Royal Conservatory of Music, University of Toronto gave special course in music production at Fanshawe College in London, Ont piano with John Coveart at Royal Conservatory of Music, U of T (1964-1968)…

Recordings

Concerto of Deliverance CD release on Sunburst Music A structure of seven movements in a personal odyssey. With guest artists Leora Cashe, mezzo; The Island Academy Singers, children’s choir under the direction of Thea Stavroff; Sharon Stanis, concert virtuoso and violinist with the Lafayette String Quartet; and distinguished clarinet soloist, Patricia Kostek. Stella! Black & White: performance…

Awards

1989: ProCan award for “Outstanding Contribution to Music for Film”

1968: BMI student composers’ award (Fragments for Orchestra, Study for Bassoon, Prepared Piano and Magnetic Tape)

1969-91: awards & bursaries from Canada Council and Ontario Arts Council, including a senior artist’s grant and numerous commissions

Radio

The Planet Earth Cafe one hour drama produced by John Juliani Atlantis by Maureen Hunter directed by Glynis Leyshon, recorded live at Vancouver Playhouse Man and Superman, 5 hour drama by George Bernard Shaw, produced by Bill Davis Doc, 90 minute drama by Sharon Pollock, directed by Guy Sprung, produced by Heather Brown King Lear, 3 hour drama…

Dance

What to do Until the Messiah Comes, performed worldwide by Royal Winnipeg Ballet, also produced for CBC-TV with music performed live to tape by Syrinx *Journey Tree, and *Chant for your Dragon King, Royal Canadian Ballet, choreograped by Timothy Spain for Frank Augustyn & Karen Kain December Angel, (aka Starscape), choreographed by Peter Randazzo for…

Film and Television

The Art of Rainforests, documentary video by Richard Boyce 49th and Main, pilot series for CBC TV drama series, directed by William B. Davis, produced by Bill Gray Exchange, dramatic short starring Jay Brazeau, written and directed by William B. Davis Packing Up, dramatic short starring, written and directed by William B. Davis, produced by Bonnie-Jean Mah The Little…

Theatre

Streetcar Named Desire, Bluebridge Theatre, director, Brian Richmond, 2010 Romeo & Juliet, Phoenix Theatre, Victoria, dir by Brian Richmond, 2009 Death of a Salesman, Bluebridge Theatre, Victoria, directed by Brian Richmond, 2009 Medea, Phoenix Theatre, Victoria, BC, director, Linda Hardy, 2009 Savitri & Sam, Factory Theatre, Toronto, workshop of opera by jmc & Ken Gass,…

Skylight

The creation of the sound design for Skylight play at the Vancouver Playhouse. If you are interested in reading about additional feature articles, then click on the links for Music for Heaven, Do you hear the Rushing River ?, or Stella! in Black and White. This play by British playwright David Hare was directed by…