His compositions Ex Libris and Dragons in the Air were part of the successful Vertical Orchestra spatial-music performances at the Vancouver Public Library. In 2006 he formed his own chamber orchestra, The Colin MacDonald Pocket Orchestra, to present his original works. Colin is a founding member and co-artistic director of the new music group Ensemble Symposium, a member of the Saxophilia saxophone quartet, and produces concerts of his own music as a soloist. He is a member of the Balinese gamelan semara dana called Sekaha Gong Gita Asmara, and sings with the One Voice Harmonic Choir, a men’s overtone choir. He has worked as a reviewer of new music events for the Georgia Straight newspaper, Discorder magazine, and Musicworks magazine, and hosted the radio program Are You Serious? Music on CiTR 101.9 FM for three years.
In 2003 he was made an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre. www.crypticmusic.ca Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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