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Jason Doell: Biography

Jason Doell
1976 -
Region: Ontario

Jason Doell

Jason Doell is a Canadian composer whose works often lay on the delicate edges of chamber music and sound art. His music has been interpreted by many important North American artists including: Continuum Contemporary Music, Array Music, Matt Brubeck, The CCMW string orchestra conducted by Gary Kulesha, The Cecilia String Quartet, Contact Contemporary Music, the JunctQin Keyboard Collective, The Pierrot Ensemble, Rob Macdonald, and Christina Petrowska-Quilico amongst others. Throughout his academic and professional career, Jason's work has earned him many selections for prestigious workshops/presentations/commissions and has won him many awards, the latest awards of note being the 2014 Toronto Emerging Composer Award presented by the Canadian Music Centre and the Nonclassical Global Composition Competition. 2015 has been busy for Jason. Most notably, Jason had featured performances in Toronto's much heralded mufti-disciplinary festival Long Winter (one performance at the AGO and another at the Great Hall) and was commissioned by Continuum Contemporary Music for their 30th anniversary concert that took place in March. Still to come this year, you can expect a new pieces pieces for harpsichord with percussion, a woodwind quintet, and a solo electric guitar work. Jason has also been commissioned by Continuum Contemporary Music and Jumblies Theatre for a large multimedia presentation slated for the fall of 2016. You can listen to Jason's recordings here: https://soundcloud.com/jason-doell

Outside of chamber music Jason is also a member of Nidus in which he collaborates with Marc Couroux and Matthew Ramalo: http://thenidus.bandcamp.com/releases

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