Rose Bolton


Rose Bolton is one of Canada’s most innovative and multi-faceted composers. She has been creating full-length film scores for broadcasters such as CBC, TVO, Arte and Super Channel for over a decade. She also has a thriving compositional practice creating electronic and instrumental music for innovative multimedia projects, as well as for concert performers. These concert compositions include major works such as Song of Extinction, a 45 minute work for Toronto’s Luminato festival and created in collaboration with filmmaker Marc de Guerre and Griffin Award winning poet Don McKay. Other recent concert and electronic works include a piece for the Kitchener Waterloo Symphony with ambient electronics, and a sound and video installation at the Canadian Music Centre for Toronto’s Nuit Blanche. Her concert music has been performed across Canada by Canada’s leading ensembles, including the Vancouver Symphony, the Esprit Orchestra. Rose Bolton has a Masters degree in composition from McGill University.

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Photo (c) Marc De Guerre

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