(1958 - )
Laurie Radford composes music for diverse combinations of instruments, electroacoustic media, and performers in interaction with computer-controlled signal processing of sound and image. His music has been performed and broadcast throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia at events including Futura, Biennale Musique en scène, Miami New Music Festival, Music Viva, Rien à voir, MusiMars, San Francisco Tape Music Festival, Festival Encuentros, Nornadas de Música Elektroakustika, Semaine Internationale de Cuenca, Discoveries Series, Cutting Edge Series, and SAN Expo.
He has received commissions and performances from ensembles and soloists including Le Novel Ensemble Modern, L'Ensemble contemporain de Montréal, Esprit Orchestra, Ensemble Résonance, code d'accès, GroundSwell, Pro Coro Canada, New Music Concerts, Trio Fibonacci, Trio Phoenix, Earplay, Duo Kovalis, the Penderecki, Bozzini and Molinari String Quartets, and the Winnipeg, Calgary, Edmonton and Montréal Symphony Orchestras.
Radford’s music is available on empreintes DIGITALes, McGill Records, PeP Recordings, Clef Records, Eclectra Records, Centrediscs and Fidelio Audiophile Recordings. He is an associate of the CMC and a member of the CLC, CEC, CNMN and Sound and Music UK.
Radford has taught music technology, electroacoustic music and instrumental composition and media arts at McGill University, Concordia University, Bishop’s University, the University of Alberta, City University (London, UK), and is presently a Senior Instructor at the Department of Music, University of Calgary.