Rankin (Ontario, Canada), 1984

Born in 1984, Trevor Grahl hails from the small town of Rankin, Ontario. He has studied with John Rea, Brian Cherney, Jean Lesage, Sean Ferguson, Rodger Reynolds, Philippe Manoury, Chinary Ung, Rand Steiger, and Richard Ayres. Trevor’s music is characterized by referential layers, and often, the sound of ‘other musics’ is an integral factor in his compositions. His works have been performed by the Ives Ensemble, organist Hans-Ola Ericsson, Asko|Schönberg, the Nieuw Ensemble, Continuum Contemporary Music, the Winnipeg and Toronto Symphony Orchestras, Opera Gothenburg, the Greek National Opera and others. His music has appeared in many festivals including the Huddersfield New Music Festival, and Gaudeamus Muziekweek and Gaudeamus Montréal. Trevor currently lives in Amsterdam and teaches orchestration and composition at the Koninklijke Conservatorium in Den Haag, and serves as the artistic assistant of the Orgelpark, a concert venue dedicated to the organ.

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