CFMTA Call for Composition Winner!

My composition For the Children for violin and piano has been selected as the winner in the CFMTA Call for Composition Competition for level 3 – 4. You can hear the music here.

2017-CFMTA-Call-for-Compositions_final.pdfThe CFMTA has published a book containing the scores of the winners of the 2017 Call for Compositions. This book also contains artwork, four of which are my images. You can open the book by clicking here.

My piano piece, The Road Goes On was one of the winning entries selected by the CFMTA Call for Compositions. Click here to hear the piece performed on You Tube by the amazing pianist Arianne Ewing-Chow.

The 2013 RCM Violin Series contains Jolly Rondo, from my Violin Collection ‘Soundplay’. It can be found on the RCM Bookstore Webpage. Also, a look at the score and a sound sample can be heard on the  Collections, Instrumental page. 

RCM Violin Studies


I am very excited and honored to have been accepted as an Associate Composer of the CMC (Canadian Music Centre) and look forward to learning more about the organization and the opportunities it offers in the years to come.

“Antique Lace” has been chosen as required repertoire for the Halifax Kiwanis Festival. You can hear an excerpt and see the score of Antique Lace on the Compositions Piano Solo page or as part of the Piano Poems Collection on the Compositions Piano Collections page.


‘Arctic Voices’ has won the CFMTA 2011 Call for Compositions in the Grade 3/4 category!  The music will be made available up until Canada Music Week in November to all teachers across Canada from the CFMTA website at You can download the file here and listen to the sound sample. This piece is part of a Collection called ‘Little Arctic Suite’ that has not been published as yet.

Score Arctic Voices

Arctic Voices



My piano trio ‘The Threesome Blues’ and ‘Lullaby with Ground Bass from my Piano Mime Collection have been chosen by Adventus to be added to their MusIQ Club software program – an after-school music program for students in schools throughout the US and Canada. I had great fun arranging both pieces for three piano players with a background rhythm track as accompaniment!

I have been chosen as the featured Composer for Junior Piano Classes for the NYCO Music Festival in Toronto. Larisa Kuzmenko is the featured Composer for the Senior Piano Classes. The Music Festival takes place in late April, 2010.

The Toronto Academy of Music has chosen Fireman’ from Let’s Pretend as the Test piece for the Canadian Composer Class in their June Festival.

The Toronto Academy of Music has chosen ‘Rock Climbing’ from Little Hands, Big Pieces as the Test piece for the 2008 Spring Music Festival this year.