Stephen Chatman

A multiple Juno Award nominee, Dr. Stephen Chatman has received many composition awards, including 2005, 2006 and 2010 Western Canadian Music Awards “Classical Composition of the Year”, 2010 SOCAN Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Award, three B.M.I. Awards, Dorothy Somerset Award, and the 2001 BBC Masterprize short-list. In May, 2015 his new opera, Choir Practice, received its Premiere at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, where Dr. Chatman teaches. In 2012, Dr. Chatman was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada. His works, published by E.B. Marks, E.C. Schirmer, Oxford University Press, Boosey & Hawkes, earthsongs, Frederick Harris, Dorn, and T. Presser, and have sold 500,000 printed copies. Recordings include three choral collections performed by Vancouver Chamber Choir, Due North (Centrediscs) and Due West(CBC Records), Due East (Centrediscs), A Chatman Christmas (Centrediscs), a chamber music collection,Vancouver Visions (Centrediscs), instrumental/orchestral collections, Proud Music of the Storm (Centrediscs),Earth Songs (Centrediscs), and works on ATMA, Naxos, and CRI labels. His choral music is frequently performed and his orchestral music has been performed by the BBC Symphony, Berlin Radio Orchestra, CBC Radio Orchestra, Montreal, Edmonton, Sydney, Seoul, Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Winnipeg, Quebec, St. Louis, Calgary, Detroit, Dallas, and New World symphonies. For additional information see and Stephen Chatman Fonds, Library and Archives Canada.

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