Amy Brandon (Can) w. Joe McCallum, Shannon Novak, Jeff Henderson – 7/12/2016


Canadian guitarist Amy Brandon’s solo compositions and improvised pieces draw from the worlds of jazz, classical and electroacoustic music.

She has toured with several Canadian and international musicians including Juno winner Mike Rud, Radio Intro, composer and guitarist Roddy Ellias and 4Guitars with classical guitarists Sylvie Proulx, Emily Shaw and bossa nova guitarist Joanne Hatfield. She recently released her first CD, ‘Scavenger’ which is nominated for ‘Classical Recording of the Year 2016’ by Music Nova Scotia.

She holds an MA in composition from the University of Ottawa and is currently completing an interdisciplinary PhD in guitar skill acquisition and cognition at Dalhousie University.

In addition to performance and composition, Amy writes and presents academic work concerning improvisation and guitar pedagogy. Recent presentations include the 2015 International Society for Improvised Music’s conference in Switzerland, the Virtuosity Symposium at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest and the 2016 International Guitar Research Centre Conference at the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.

Amy Brandon will perform solo and in collaboration with artist Shannon Novak, drummer Joe McCallum and saxophonist Jeff Henderson.

Wednesday 7 December @ Audio Foundation, doors open 8pm.
$10 on the door // no presales