August in NS / NB gig, beach, gig, beach....... 

Love it when arts / theatre orgs. seek out sub-lets... I get to head out of town and know the plants will be watered This Aug. I head to Mahone Bay to mix (with the esteemed engineer, John D.S. Adams) my newest release, Holy Heart of Me, recorded with T.I.N.T. (there is no them) Hilmar Jensson, guitar/electronics, Matthias Hemstock - percussion/sound engineer, Valdimar Kolbeinsson - bass, Omar Guðjónsson - tuba,Kjartan Valdemarsson - concertina, and Canadian guests t.b.a While in the homeland, I'll…

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May Tour with Aperture Trio and Bob Vespaziani/ Arthur Bull 

Fantastic experience! Began at 1313 Hollis with a Suddenly Listen concert: 1st set Bull/ Vespaziani Duo 2nd set was a wonderful workshop performance ( excerpts soon to be posted on the music pg of this site) with Aperture Trio, Vespaziani, Daniel Heikalo - guitar and guests on flute electronics and more That very evening we moved to the Pogue Fado on Barrington for a blissful blow-out with the addition of Lukas Pearse, bass, and Geordie Haley-guitar and an enthusiastic crowd had to be booted out with…

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SOCAN Foundation Composer's Residency: Jan. 10 - 15 Halifax, NS 

I am honoured to be working with Upstream Music Association through the generous auspices of the SOCAN Foundation's Concert-Music Composer Outreach Residency Program:Jan. 10 - 15 Halifax, NS During this residency I will premiere new works with the fabulous 11-pc Starry Nights multi-media ensemble,perform improvised music with the Aperture Trio whose new CD Sculpin, has been receiving critical praise, and re-visit the fabulous Barry Guy composition, Witch Gong Game w/Upstream Orchestra & guests conducted…

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