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Nominee Gaudeamus Award 2018

Music pioneer William Kuo

Music pioneer

William Kuo

William Kuo is a Canadian composer currently based in Vancouver. He received his Bachelor’s in Composition from McGill University in 2013 and his Master’s in Composition from the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal in 2015.

He continues to develop his practice through programs such as Académie Voix Nouvelles at Royaumont Abbey, the 13th International Young Composers Forum in Montréal, IRCAM Manifeste Academy, Darmstadt New Music Summer Courses, Bozzini Quartet Undergraduate Composers Kitchen, and the Orford Arts Academy.

Recent collaborators include Quasar quatuor de saxophones, Juliet Fraser and Ensemble Multilatérale, Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Ensemble InterContemporain, Ensemble Paramirabo, and Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France.