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Meet the Composer featuring Gordon Fitzell

Tuesday Apr 20 2010 7:30 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Travel Alcove

Presenting Composition: The Integrated Approach

Composer Gordon Fitzell will discuss some of his recent interdisciplinary projects, including his work with the University of Manitoba’s eXperimental Improv Ensemble.

Gordon Fitzell is a sound artist whose music has been performed internationally. He has received awards and acknowledgements for his compositions from various organizations including CBC Radio, the SOCAN Foundation, and the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (USA). In 2009, his chamber work “violence” was performed at the ISCM World New Music Days in Sweden by Norwegian group BIT20, under the direction of Reinbert de Leeuw. Fitzell is an Assistant Professor of Music Theory and Composition at the University of Manitoba, and recently became an Artistic Director of GroundSwell, Winnipeg’s new music series.