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Rose Bolton: Biography

Rose Bolton
1971 -
Region: Ontario

Rose Bolton

Toronto based composer Rose Bolton’s works range from orchestral, chamber and vocal music to electro-acoustic and ambient electronic. She has received numerous commissions and prizes, including the 2006 Norman Burgess Fund award, and the Toronto Emerging Composer award.

Her works have been performed by major ensembles across Canada, including the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra, the Esprit Orchestra, The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Tapestry New Opera, and L’ensemble contemporain de Montréal. She has also composed full scores for two CBC television documentaries produced by Red Apple Entertainment: The Disappearing Male, winner of the 2008 Gemini Award for Best Science and Technology Documentary; and Surviving The Future which will air on CBC's Doc Zone in the spring of 2010.

Her many upcoming projects include a Canada Council funded ambient sound installation for a large space, a chamber work for the Montreal based Lotus Trio, and a collaboration with multimedia performance artist Elizabeth Chitty.


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