Shelley Marwood is a Canadian composer of contemporary concert music, currently based out of Toronto, Ontario. She has written works for orchestra, wind ensemble, opera, choir, chamber ensembles, and solo instruments, with performances across North America.
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November 1, 2016
Earlier in the summer, I was chosen to participate in the Class Axe workshop through the CMC and Guitar Society of Toronto. This is a great opportunity for composers who have had little or no experience with writing for guitar, and includes several sessions with experienced guitarists and composer-mentors. The resulting pieces will be performed in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. Keep your eye on my events listing to see if you're able to attend one of the performances!
May 4, 2015
I'm so pleased to announce that I have been awarded the 2015 Karen Kieser Prize in Canadian Music for my piece Imaginings. What an honour! A performance is planned for the 2015-2016 academic year, so check back then!
February 27, 2015
I'm pleased to announce that my piece These Fragile Snowflakes has been chosen as the winner of this year's UofT Choral Composition Competition. A performance of the work by the MacMillan Singers is planned for the 2015-2016 academic year, so check back then!
January 13, 2015
This last year has been gearing up towards my recital, and it's hard to believe it's now less than two weeks away! Nine pieces, three world premieres, one opera, and over thirty musicians involved - I hope you can join us for this exciting event.
January 8, 2014
It’s only just begun but 2014 is already looking very exciting! I have recently completed my first opera scene and am thrilled that it will be premiered at the end of this month as part of U of T’s New Music Festival. Following that, I have a commission from Toronto’s Jubilate Singers that will be premiered in May. Shortly after that I will head out to Vancouver to take part in the Art Song Lab workshop which will conclude with yet another premiere.
More details on these and other exciting projects to follow!
February 22, 2012
I am pleased to announce that I am now an Associate Composer with the Canadian Music Centre. More information about this organization can be found at: http://musiccentre.ca
I also have several premieres and readings coming up in the next few months, so please check out my Events page to see if you’ll be in the area.
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23 April 2017, 7:30 PM EST
An-Laurence Higgins, guitar
Serge Garant Hall, Université de Montréal
200, avenue Vincent-d'Indy, Montréal QC, Canada
06 May 2017, 7:00 PM CST
Melissa Goodchild, clarinet
Kevin Grady, percussion
Grosvenor Park United Church
407 Cumberland Ave. S, Saskatoon SK, Canada
Admission by donation