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    • Composer In Residence

    • Aaron Gervais

    • Based in San Francisco, Canadian composer Aaron Gervais enjoys frequent performances of his work by leading ensembles, presenters, and festivals in North America and Europe. He draws upon humor, quotation, pop music influences, and found materials to create work that spans the sombre to the slapstick, inspiring a range of critical reactions from “unique, unsettling” to “this is just really great fun” and “I cried tears of laughter.” His output focuses primarily on chamber music and opera but also includes orchestral music, live electronics, solo works, and music for theatre and dance.

    • For those who don’t know me, I’m a Canadian composer, originally from Edmonton and now based in San Francisco. I’m super excited to be starting...