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Scott Edward Godin: Biography

Scott Edward Godin
1970 -
Region: Prairie

Scott Edward Godin

Scott Edward Godin began his musical training on piano, completing a Bachelor of Music Degree in 1993 with Helmut Brauss. By winning the Johann Strauss competition in 1993, Scott was able to study in Vienna, Austria with internationally renowned pianist Paul Badura-Skoda. Completing a Doctoral Degree in Musical Composition in June 2003 with John Rea at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, his music has been performed throughout Canada, Europe, Mexico, and the United States. Accolades include the 2007 Joseph Stauffer Prize for Composition, finalist in the 1999 Gaudeamus Competition in Amsterdam, Holland, finalist in the 1999 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Young Composers' Competition, five prizes in SOCAN Young Composers Competitions (Canada), including Serge Garant Awards for chamber music in 1996 and 1998, prizewinner for German Radio in the 1997 NRW Symposium (Wesel, Germany), and five compact disc releases. Scott has worked with various ensembles and soloists, including ensemble KORE (Montréal), la Société de la Musique Contemporaine du Québec (Montréal), ensemble de ereprijs (Apeldoorn, Holland), Orkest De Volharding (Amsterdam, Holland), Continuum (Toronto), Arraymusic (Toronto), and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra. Scott has been Visiting Assistant Professor in Theory and Composition at both Memorial University (St. John’s, Newfoundland) and Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia).

Scott Edward Godin is an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre


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