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Quartet #2

June 11, 2007: Premiere of String Quartet #2 on the Agassiz Music Festival in Winnipeg.  Work commissioned by Agassiz Music with funding provided by the Manitoba Arts Council.  Yehonatan Berick & Kerry DuWors, violins; Jethro Marks, viola; Paul Marleyn, cello.

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Dwarf Planets

April 18, 2007: Premiere of Dwarf Planets by the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra and the Winnipeg Youth Symphony Orchestra.  This work was part of the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra’s ongoing outreach and education activity.  The process involved young musicians in the planning … Continue reading

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Groundswell Premiere

January 12, 2007: Premiere of After Miguel de Fuenllana commissioned by GroundSwell for Winnipeg-based guitarist, Ian Hodges. Other performers include: Laurel Ridd, flute; Daniel Scholz, viola; Ben Reimer, percussion.  This work was recorded by CBC Radio and broadcast on April … Continue reading

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Victoria Symphony

September 24, 2006: Premiere of The Rising Curve of Day for mezzo-soprano and orchestra.  This work was commissioned by CBC radio as part of a special birthday celebration of Canadian poet and visual artist, P. K. Page.  The Rising Curve … Continue reading

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Double Concerto

March 24, 2006: Premiere of a new Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and 13 Strings commissioned by Brandon-based violin/cello duo Kerry DuWors and Mark Rudoff. This work was premiered by the Brandon Chamber Players.

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Suzuki Workshops

March 18, 2006:  David gave two composition workshops with Suzuki students at the University of Manitoba.   The younger group of students (aged 4 to 5) worked on narrative-based soundscape compositions using voice, body sounds and Orff instruments.  The older group … Continue reading

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Choral Premiere

February 12, 2006: Premiere of Tranquility and Order for SATB choir, viola and percussion on the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s New Music Festival. This work, using text by Winnipeg-based poet Ariel Gordon, was commissioned by CBC radio to commemorate the 2004 … Continue reading

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Newfoundland

February 6-10, 2006: Short-term composer residency at Memorial University, St. John’s, Newfoundland. During this 5-day visit, David  worked with children of Larkhall Academy on creative music projects, gave public lectures and masterclasses, and took part in the annual NewFound Music … Continue reading

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Four Bagatelles

November 26, 2006: Premiere of Four Bagatelles commissioned by the Manitoba Registered Music Teachers Association.  This work was composed for euphonium student Vanessa Nowostawski and was presented on a special concert during Canada Music Week.

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Layla Claire Tour

October, 2005 to March, 2006: Eckhardt-Gramatté winner’s tour showcasing Montreal soprano, Layla Claire. David Scott’s Disordered Songs (2005) was included in each program twenty in Canadian cities coast to coast.

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