Theo Mathien

Residence: Montréal, Canada

Theo began composing while completing his bachelor’s degree at Queen’s University. As an undergraduate, he studied both instrumental and electroacoustic composition with Drs. Alfred Fisher, John Burge and Kristi Allik amongst others. In 2005, Theo returned to school to complete a master’s degree in composition, studying with Drs. Paul Steenhuisen and Howard Bashaw at the University of Alberta. Upon completing his degree, he took part in the National Arts Centre’s Young Composers Programme in Ottawa, under the direction of Gary Kulesha. Theo is now pursuing his doctorate in composition with Dr. Robert Normandeau at the Université de Montréal. He is also working on a yearlong project grant from the Canada Council for the Arts to complete a series of electroacoustic works.

Date: August 1, 2010

Source: JTTP 2010