Jim OLeary (1971)

Jim O’Leary is a composer from Windsor, Newfoundland. After completing undergraduate studies in percussion performance, Jim turned his focus to composition; studying in Sweden with composer Jan Sandström. After several years working in Stockholm, he returned to academia, obtaining an MPhil at Cambridge, followed by a Ph. D from Queens University, Belfast.

Jim was Composer-in-Residence with the PEI Symphony Orchestra 2011–2013. His current artistic project concerns the Beothuk, the extinct indigenous people of Newfoundland. Jim lives in Charlottetown, PEI.

Jim OLeary's works in Quasar's repertoire

For saxophone quartet

Quasar's Next Concerts

January 29, 2020 - 8:00PM
von Kuster Hall, Don Wright Facility of Music University of Western Ontario , London, Ontario
February 1, 2020 - 8:00PM
Maureen Forrester Recital Hall Université Wilfrid-Laurier , Waterloo, Ontario
February 12, 2020 - 8:00PM
Cabaret Lion d'Or , Montréal