No Extra Notes


Aaron Gervais
March 29, 2010, 3:15 am
Filed under: Composers

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Aaron Gervais

Born: 1980

Current Location: San Fransisco, CA

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Bio:

Aaron is a freelance composer of new classical/avant-garde music, whose output includes chamber music, opera, orchestral works, vocal music, and live electronics, in both traditional and unconventional settings. He travels frequently for performances and has received commissions from major ensembles across North America and Europe, including orkest de ereprijs, the Ensemble contemporain de Montréal, and Tapestry New Opera. His music has been featured in important festivals internationally, such as Amsterdam’s Gaudeamus Music Week and New York’s MATA Festival, and his piece Culture no.3 was furthermore a representative for Canada at the ISCM World Music Days in Lithuania in 2008. He has won numerous awards for his work internationally and has received a wide range of commissioning and project grants. Commercial releases include CDs by the Society of Composers, Inc. (2009) and Toca Loca (2009). In addition to composition, he has a performance background that ranges from classical percussion to jazz and pop drumming and Cuban folkloric music.

Music © 2010 Aaron Gervais

Photograph © 2010 Stella Kim

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Theme Music composed by Sarah Horick

Podcast © 2010 No Extra Notes

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