Michael S. Horwood

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As a composer of classical concert music, Michael S. Horwood has created over seventy original musical compositions in a great variety of vocal, instrumental and electroacoustic combinations. Each piece in Horwood's current catalogue of complete works is fully documented on this website, along with program notes, all known performances, instrumentation, durations, reviews, sound clips and available recordings.

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Splinters will be performed on June 22, 2018, by Bass Line Road at the Latitude 53 Gallery in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jun. 10, 2018)
Intravariations, performed by the Sinfonia Varsovia conducted by Ian Hobson (Albany Records TROY-943), is a finalist for the Ernst Bacon Memorial Award, Professional Artist(s) Recording of an American Work. (Apr. 11, 2018)
Andromeda was placed in the semi-finalists for the American Prize in Composition: Concert Band Division, Professional Composer category. (Feb. 24, 2018)
National Park Suite received a performance by the Winston-Salem Symphony, with Jessica Morel conducting, on Apr. 22, 2018 at the R. J. Reynolds Memorial Auditorium in Winston-Salem, NC as part of the Great Outdoors, An Earth Day Celebration. (Feb. 24, 2018)
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Percussionique CD cover
Percussionique is Horwood's latest CD release featuring a complete collection of his percussion works.

Michael Horwood is a member of or affiliated with the Canadian Music Centre (Associate Composer), the Canadian League of Composers (Composer Emeritus), SOCAN (performing rights) and SODRAC (mechanical rights).
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