Meet our Curators

Since 1991 GroundSwell has delighted and challenged audiences with an eclectic combination of the very best in new music. Known for its diverse programming, GroundSwell champions everything from inspiring interpretations of 20th century classics to audacious multi-disciplinary projects that fuse visual art, theatre, dance, and the written word.

This season, GroundSwell’s Artistic Directors — Gordon Fitzell, Jim Hiscott, Michael Matthews, and Diana McIntosh, and special guest curator, Örjan Sandred — take turns presenting imaginative new music programs featuring the very best local and international talent. Accomplished composers in their own right, GroundSwell’s curators strive to seek out and promote the best of world’s diverse and vibrant new music scene.