New chamber music recording project with the Thin Edge New Music Collective

IMG_4096Even more good news for early 2013!

I am the proud recipient of a Ontario Arts Council Classical Music recording grant.   The now-successful proposal I submitted was to do a recording of a few of my chamber works with the Thin Edge New Music Collective and various guests for release.  The recording and engineering will be handled by the more-than-capable Jean Martin and the tentative plan is to record at his own studio, The Farm and at Canterbury Music Company.

While the track-list is not yet set, the disc will definitely feature the work I wrote for Thin Edge in 2012, a destination as well as my string quartet senesce from 2009 and my violin duo a timid statement which Thin Edge members Suhashini Arulanandam and Ilana Waniuk have played.  I also expect to create new works for the album.

No word on timelines or anything but I expect that the album will be out within a year or so!

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About Nick Storring

Nick Storring is a Toronto based composer, cellist and electronic musician with a wide palette of interests. Awarded the Canadian Music Centre's 2011 Emerging Composer Award, his broken-violin-based electronic piece Artifacts (I) also won first place in the 2008 Jeux de Temps/ Times Play competition for emerging Canadian electroacoustic composers. His chamber music has been performed by the Quatuor Bozzini, Arraymusic, the Madawaska String Quartet, the Esprit Orchestra, and Thin Edge New Music Collective. He also regularly creates incidental music for theatre, film and intermedia projects, including for the MT Space's Last 15 Seconds which toured through Canada and the Middle East, ambient gaming installation "Tentacles" which was presented at MoMA in 2011, and Ingrid Veninger's feature film "The Animal Project" an official selection at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Apart from making regular solo appearances, he also plays in Picastro (Polyvinyl Records), I Have Eaten The City and improvising cello duo The Knot with Tilman Lewis. He has collaborated live and in the studio with Nadja, Sandro Perri, Daniel Johnston, Araz Salek, Laura Barrett, Rhys Chatham, Wyrd Visions, Andrew Timar, Castlemusic, Eddie Prevost, Diane Labrosse, and Damo Suzuki (of Can).
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