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Directed by Bill Morrison 2002, USA, 70 min March 22 / 7 pm March 23
Örjan Sandred is a composer of both instrumental and computer music. His instrumental works reach from music for Symphony Orchestra to solo instruments. Several of his later compositions show an increased interest for expanding the expressitivity of acoustic instruments with live electronics, for example “Ice Fog” for saxophone, piano and live electronics and “Cracks and Corrosion II” for guitar and live electronics. He has also composed music for the Yamaha WX5 Wind Controller as well as music for tape alone.
Jim Hiscott was born in 1948 in St. Catharines, Ontario. In 1971, after earning a Master’s Degree in Theoretical Particle Physics, he switched to music composition, studying with Samuel Dolin at the Royal Conservatory of Music and David Lidov and Richard Teitelbaum at York University. He is the recipient of the Creative Arts Award of the Canadian Federation of University Women. His compositions have been performed across North America, in Europe and Asia by many artists including the Hilliard Ensemble, the St. Lawrence String Quartet, the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, the Montreal Symphony Orchestra, the Vancouver New Music Society ensemble, Rivka Golani, Arraymusic, and Philadelphia’s Relâche.