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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Four performances of Birds took place on July 22-28, 2017, as part of the Kansas City Fringe Festival. (Aug. 22, 2017)
Amusement Park Suite was performed by the Brandon Community Orchestra, conducted by Jarrett Fuller, as part of the Celebrate Canada 150 occasion, on May 6, 2017. (May 7, 2017)
Andromeda was performed by the University of Calgary Wind Ensemble, conducted by Gareth Jones, as part of the Forms of Sound Festival, on Feb. 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (Feb. 4, 2017)
Bryce Canyon and Yellowstone of Horwood's National Park Suite was performed by the Greater Miami Youth Symphony, with Elaine Rinaldi conducting, as part of the Visions of America concert series, on Jan. 6, 2017. (Feb. 4, 2017)
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The Avalanche
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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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