|Categories||Contemporary, Electroacoustic Music|
Composer Andrew Staniland has firmly established himself as one of Canada’s most important and innovative musical voices. The New Yorker magazine has described his work as “an alternately beautiful and terrifying instrumental meditation”. His music is regularly heard on CBC Radio 2 and has been broadcast internationally in over 35 countries. His work has received numerous accolades, including the 2009 National Grand Prize in EVOLUTION, a contemporary music competition presented by CBC Radio 2/Espace Musique and The Banff Centre, top prizes in the SOCAN young composers competition, and the 2004 Karen Keiser Prize in Canadian Music. His music has represented Canada at both the UNESCO International Rostrum (Paris, 2007) of Composers and the ISCM World Music Days (Hong Kong, 2006).