Stephen Chatman is Professor and Chair of Composition at the UBC School of Music. A multiple Juno nominee, he has received many composition awards, including 2005, 2006, and 2010 Western Canadian Music Awards “Outstanding Classical Composition”, three BMI Awards (New York), Dorothy Somerset Award, 2010 and 2012 SOCAN Jan V. Matejcek New Classical Music Awards, Charles Ives Scholarship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the 2001 BBC Masterprize short-list. In 2012, Dr. Chatman was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada.
More than 100 of his works, published by E.C. Schirmer, Oxford University Press, Boosey & Hawkes, earthsongs, Frederick Harris, Dorn, Berandol, and T. Presser, have sold 400,000 printed copies.
Recordings include three choral collections performed by Vancouver Chamber Choir: Due North (Centrediscs), Due West (CBC Records) and Due East (Centrediscs); Earth Songs (Centrediscs), A Chatman Christmas (Centrediscs), Magnificat (Centrediscs), a chamber music collection, Vancouver Visions (Centrediscs), an instrumental/orchestral collection, Proud Music of the Storm (Centrediscs), and works on the ATMA, Naxos, Crystal, Skylark, and CRI labels.
Dr. Chatman's choral music is frequently performed and his orchestral music has been commissioned by the CBC Radio Orchestra, Calgary Philharmonic, Toronto, Vancouver, and Edmonton symphonies and performed by the BBC Symphony, Berlin Radio Orchestra, Montreal, Sydney, Seoul, San Francisco, Winnipeg, Quebec, St. Louis, Calgary, Detroit, Dallas, and New World symphonies.
For additional information see www.drstephenchatman.com