Composer - Theorist - Flutist
Upcoming : New work for Timepoint Ensemble - Calgary
Second new work for Timepoint Ensemble, following last year's Through a Glass, Darkly.
Upcoming : "The Rose", for viola and piano
New work The Rose for viola/voice and piano, written for Margaret Carey (Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra). The piece was inspired by and sets excerpts of Margaret's poem Rose Petals, and also engages with the slow movement of Schubert's Piano Sonata in A, D 959.
Workshop commissioned piece with resident ensemble Feldsperling Duo at the Banff Centre
August 15, 2016
Workshop commissioned piece Vespers at the Banff Centre with Feldsperling Duo (Liesel Deppe, fl, and Nicole Strum, sax).
Sean Clarke is a composer, theorist and flutist from Calgary, AB.
Having previously studied flute and composition at the Royal Northern College of Music, England and the University of Calgary, he completed a doctorate in instrumental composition at the University of Montréal under the co-direction of Ana Sokolovic and Jonathan Goldman.
His works have been played in the United States, France, and across Canada, and his theory research has been featured at numerous regional and national conferences.
Sean is the recipient of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.