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Mr. R. Murray Schafer

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Email: r***@***.ca

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The Glenn Gould Foundation Inc

1401 - 69 Yonge Street

Toronto, Ontario M5E 1K3


Company Description

The Glenn Gould Foundation honours Glenn Gould's spirit and legacy by celebrating brilliance, promoting creativity and transforming lives through the power of music and the arts with the Foundation's signature activities, including The Glenn Gould Prize. ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Ecentricarts Inc.

Association of Canadian Women Composers

Esprit Orchestra

The Silk and Steel Project

Mezzo Soprano and Masks


Concordia University


Peninsula Women's Chorus


Honorary Board of Directors Member
World Harp Congress Inc

Board Member
Canadian Children's Opera Company

Board Member
Vancouver New Music

Board Member
Composers Collaborative Inc.

Honorary Fellow
Royal Conservatory

Board Member

Advisory Board Member

Honorary Member
World Harp Congress Inc

Member Composer

Honorary Member
Society for American Music

Board Member
Canadian Association for Sound Ecology

Canadian Tibetan Buddhist Society of Manitoba

Zen Temple of Toronto

Board Member


Maynooth Community Choir

World Forum for Acoustic Ecology

Alpine Club of Canada


Royal School of Music


Royal College of Music


University of Toronto


Master Class

Concordia University

honorary degrees


honorary doctorate

Concordia University

honorary doctorate

Faculty of Fine Arts

honourary doctorates

laws degree

University of Toronto

piano degree

Royal College of Music

Web References (123 Total References)

Board of Directors | The Glenn Gould Foundation [cached]

R. Murray Schafer (1987)

Staff | The Glenn Gould Foundation [cached]

R. Murray Schafer (1987)

Glenn Gould Foundation - R. Murray Schafer - 1987, Glenn Gould Prize Laureate [cached]

R. Murray Schafer - 1987, Glenn Gould Prize Laureate Glenn Gould Foundation - R. Murray Schafer - 1987, Glenn Gould Prize Laureate Glenn Gould Foundation

R. Murray Schafer - 1987, Glenn Gould Prize Laureate
R. Murray Schafer - 1987, Glenn Gould Prize Laureate
R. Murray Schafer, 1987 Glenn Gould Prize Laureate The first Glenn Gould Prize was presented to R. Murray Schafer by Her Excellency, the Right Honourable Jeanne Sauve, 23rd Governor General of Canada, in a ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto on November 20, 1987.
R. Murray Schafer has won national and international acclaim not only for his achievement as a composer, but also as an educator, environmentalist, literary scholar, journalist, visual artist and provocateur. He has written more than 70 compositions, ranging from orchestral and vocal pieces to musical theatre and multimedia rituals. In his music and in his writings he repeatedly challenges and transcends orthodox approaches to the relationships among music, performer, audience and setting. He has expanded the potential and appreciation of music and its place in the arts and culture of our time.
R. Murray Schafer was selected by an international jury chaired by Maureen Forrester, C.C., Chairman of the Canada Council, and composed of Robert Aitken (Canada), Dr. Narayana Menon (India), Sir Yehudi Menuhin (England), Bruno Monsaingeon (France), Gilles Potvin (Canada), John Peter Lee Roberts (Canada), Ghennadi Rozhdestvensky (USSR) and Dr. Wilfried Scheib (Austria).

Arcana Editions [cached]

The work of Canadian composer and author R. Murray Schafer covers a varied field: musical compositions in all forms, soundscape research, music education, essays on a variety of subjects, fiction and graphic work.

Patria [cached]

Patria (homeland) is the title of a cycle of music dramas that Canadian composer R. Murray Schafer has been creating over the past forty years. At the present time, ten parts of this monumental undertaking have been performed and published.

Patria Music/Theatre Projects is looking to expand and strengthen the Board in order to continue presenting R. Murray Schafer's music dramas. Any individuals or companies interested in either joining the Patria Board or discussing further the possibility of taking on the management of Asterion should contact Patria.
For 40 years, [Murray Schafer] has been writing a huge cycle of 12 music-theater works, collectively titled "Patria.

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