Hello Internet. How has your pandemic been? Good? Cool! Lots has happened in the last little while... I composed music for two contemporary dance pieces: Two x 30 for choreographer Michael Caldwell, and Note the Weather for Choreographer Mairead Filgate. I spent a lot of time in the studio producing and mixing music for people … Continue reading European Dates!
I created this music for a beautiful community dance piece created by the beautiful and talented choreographer Meredith Thompson. It premiered at Toronto's Dusk Dances in Withrow Park in 2019. It has recently been re-imagined in an online format for the 2021 Guelph dance festival, and will premier online tomorrow Saturday June 5th, 2021, here. … Continue reading Imprint
Thanks to the generous support of a number of organizations this month has brought a couple of live streams my way in order to keep bringing the music of Oma to you live. My next live stream is happening this saturday April 18th at 3pm. It will be a live performance of the whole album … Continue reading Live Streams
Toronto show rescheduled for Sept 10th, 2020! Tickets will be honored.
In the wake of this COVID-19 situation, more of my shows have been cancelled. Café Resonance in Montreal on March 31st is cancelled. The only show still potentially happening is Toronto at Heliconian Hall on April 2nd. Given todays news - State of Emergency in Ontario - Im assuming this wont stay, but as of … Continue reading More Cancellations
In the wake of this COVID-19 situation, I am sad to report that the shows at the central library in Halifax, and the 4th stage at the NAC in Ottawa have been postponed for the moment. I will keep everyone posted with news as to when the new dates are booked. As of now, Toronto … Continue reading CORANCELLED/COROSTPONED
Oma – Canadian Tour Dates Announced!
This march, I'm taking the show on the road!!!! My good friend and wonderful composer Joshua Van Tassel will be joining me on the road to start off the night. Check out the dates below and please come out to one of the shows in a town near you, and tell your friends if they … Continue reading Oma – Canadian Tour Dates Announced!
Piano Fest show at The Burdock – January 11
This January 11th I will be playing a show together with my good friend Joshua Van Tassel at The Burdock as part of Piano Fest. While I play, Josh will be providing electronic manipulations of the beautiful grand piano that The Burdock is bringing in for this excellent festival. This show is a little preview … Continue reading Piano Fest show at The Burdock – January 11
Watch the Video for Wood Meets Water
Using footage of Oma and her house from a visit to Chile in January of 2019, Les Cooper has created an inspired visual accompaniment to the single Wood Meets Water. Watch it now!
Wood Meets Water
The first piece off of the new Album Oma is out now! Its called Wood Meets Water Wood Meets Water. First single off the album Oma. Out March 6, 2020 on Common Noise/Outside Music "Stark and stately, this melody opens the album and serves as an introduction to this cycle of compositions,” says Grunwald. “Wood … Continue reading Wood Meets Water