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April 07, 2018

7:30PM, Rozsa Centre, U of C


2018 Finalists
Gavin Fraser – Garmonboziac
Alice Hong – Sepia
Bekah Simms – Salvation

As part of our mandate to support and promote new music creation, we are excited to present this year’s annual Land’s End Composers Competition, our 18th Edition.

Three compositions have been selected from across Canada for this event, and each finalist will join us as we workshop and present the works in concert. Our distinguished jury members are Ilkim Tongur, Matt Haimovitz and Vincent Ho. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Calgary School of Creative and Performing Arts.

Free admission

June 09, 2018

8:00 PM Rozsa Centre, U of C

7:15pm pre-concert chat with Carmen Braden, Lesley Hinger, Mark Limacher and Omar Daniel


Guest Artist – Laura Hynes (soprano) Guest Composers – Carmen Braden, Lesley Hinger, Mark Limacher, & Omar Daniel

Lesley Hinger (CAN) – TBA
Mark Limacher (CAN) – TBA
Omar Daniel (CAN) – <New work>
Carmen Braden (CAN) – TBA
Merlijn Twaalhoven (NLD) – On Parole (Canadian premiere)
Omar Daniel (CAN) – Zwei Lieder nach Rilke

$20 adults/$15 students and seniors


Big congratulations to the winner of our 17th Annual Composer Competition, Tze Yeung Ho, whose work “shullamite” took home the first prize!

Congratulations also to our 2nd and 3rd place winners, Brendan Bevan and Alyssa Aska for their fine work!

Working on the compositions was very rewarding for us and we are grateful for all the support and interest in the competition, including record-high submissions!

Congratulations to Emilie Cecilia LeBel, the 2016 winner of the Land’s End Composer’s Competition!

Emilie will receive a $1500 commissioning prize upon completion of a new piano trio for the Land’s End Ensemble.  The new composition will be premiered next season.

Second prize was awarded to August Murphy-King.  Joshua Denenberg was awarded third prize as well as the Audience Choice Award.  Congratulations to all!

We are please to announce the appointment of Canadian composer Vincent Ho as our new Artistic Director.

He will be starting his position this season and has put together an exciting line-up of concerts.