Symphony NS getting first female conductor in 2020
"...The three-year contract will begin in January 2020, and Mathieson's first performance with Symphony NS is planned for October 29, 2020, conducting music from acclaimed Canadian composer Kati Agócs."
Researcher creates state-of-the-art music studio at Acadia University
"This fall, students of Acadia’s School of Music should expect to get an earful – of sound that is.
Dr. Derek Charke, Professor of Composition and Theory in the School of Music at Acadia University is the creator and director of the new Acadia Electroacoustic Music Studio (AEMS). With his summer break nearing its end,...
Stacey Brown wins Symphony Nova Scotia’s award for Canadian female composers
"Montreal-based composer Stacey Brown is the new winner of Symphony Nova Scotia’s Maria Anna Mozart Award for Canadian female composers.
Launched in 2016, the prize supports the work of Canadian women composers, providing funds for the symphony to commission and perform a new symphonic work by a Canadian woman every three years.
“It is an honour...
Martin Kutnowski featured on Ventus Machina debut CD
CMC Atlantic Region Associate Composer Martin Kutnowski's composition "Tonadas y Mateadas" was composed in 2015 as a Ventus Machina commission. It attempts to recapture the rhythms and moods of different dances from his native Argentina.