Freelance Contemporary Composer, Photographer and Film maker.
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Shane Fage began his formal
musical training at the University of Calgary and has received a
Masters degree in composition. During the course of his studies, Shane
was the recipient of the Province of Alberta Graduate Scholarship
(P.A.G.S.), the Dean’s Special Masters Scholarship (D.S.M.S.), 3
Graduate research Scholarships (G.R.S.) a Graduate Teaching
Assistantship (G.T.A.) and the Louise Mckinney prize. Each of the
scholarships were open to either inter-departmental, inter-disciplinary
or province-wide competition. Shane has recently completed
his A.B.D. Ph.D at the university of Calgary.
was the graduate student
liaison to the faculty of Fine Arts and President of graduate music
student affairs. He was also a panel member involved in
interdisciplinary curricular development and inter-university
curricular reciprocity during the University of Calgary music
department’s application for Doctoral studies candidacy.
has been a
composer-in-residence at The Banff Centre ten times and was the
faculty ensemble coordinator for summer residents in 1999.
was a guest lecturer
at The Esther Honens International piano competition (Piano Recordings
and their Sound stage) and was recently invited to participate at the
Krzysztof Penderecki symposium and festival in Krakow, Poland (personal
invitation by the Penderecki family). He was also a liaison between the
Banff Centre and the Pendereckis during the summer of 1998.
was one of 15
accepted (international competition) to attend the 6th annual
International Composer’s Conference and competition in Apeldoorn, The
Netherlands in February of 2000. While he was in Holland, he gave a
performance of his orchestral work Westerbork Memorial with the Gelders
Fanfare Orchestra. The performance of the holocaust piece took place
during a national day of remembrance celebrating the liberation of the
Dutch people in 1945.
has had his Concerto
for Viola and Orchestra (commissioned by Mr. Christopher Sandvoss)
performed by the Windsor Symphony, The University of Calgary Orchestra
(3 times) and recorded by the University of Calgary Orchestra for a
recently released compact disc on the UniCal label.
include music for theatre, dance, various solo instrumental works,
chamber ensemble, choral music, wind ensemble, concerti, orchestra,
music concrete, film, documentary, art installation, narration, tape
and electronic media.