MASC Forum 1: Graham Sommer Competition finalists Alison Jiang and Thierry Tidrow


Strathcona Music Building Clara Lichtenstein Recital Hall (C-209), 555 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 1E3, CA
Free admission

This Doctoral Colloquium event is co-hosted by MASC, the McGill Association of Student Composers. The MASC series is open to all.

Presentations will be followed by a wine and cheese reception in Clara Lichtenstein Hall.

Presenters: Graham Sommer Competition finalists Alison Yun-Fei Jiang and Thierry Tidrow.

Moderator: Prof. Jean Lesage


Alison Yun-Fei Jiang: A winner of the 2016 Toronto Symphony Orchestra Call for Scores, AlisonJiang is the commissioned composer for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada's 2018 season. Her music has been performed and workshopped by the TSO, JACK Quartet, Imani Winds, the Wet Ink Ensemble and the American String Quartet, among many others. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in music composition at University of Chicago.

Thierry Tidrow: A winner of the Canada Council for the Arts’ Jules-Léger Prize, Thierry Tidrow currently resides in Cologne, Germany. His studies at McGill University's Schulich School of Music were followed by a master’s degree in composition from the Conservatorium van Amsterdam and an Advanced Studies diploma at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg. Thierry has collaborated with many performers across Europe and North America, and was selected for the ECM+ Generation 2018 tour.