A native of Saltspring Island, British Columbia, Craig Galbraith (b. 1975) is a composer of contemporary classical/avant garde music. He has won awards including the Karen Keiser Prize in Canadian New Music and first prize in SOCAN’s Hugh Le Caine Award, for an electroacoustic work, Silhouette. He was also a prize winner in CBC’s National Competition for Young Composers, and received its People's Choice award. He sits on the Artistic Directorship of the Canadian Contemporary Music Workshop (CCMW), an entity dedicated to promoting emerging composers.
Galbraith's music has been performed by many distinguished artists and has been broadcast frequently on CBC radio. He has received numerous prestigious commissions, including those for the Elmer Iseler Singers and Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, the Gryphon Trio, and musica intima. He is currently completing a doctorate in composition at the University of Toronto.