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New Music Toronto is a blog, founded in September 2013 with the purpose of keeping the public abreast of new music events in and around Toronto. It focuses on new music concerts, emerging and established Canadian composers and musicians, and provides reviews, news, and event updates.

Your thoughts, impressions, questions, reviews and commentaries are always welcome.

New Music Toronto is written and managed by Paolo Griffin.

Please send any comments, suggestions or inquiries to: newmusictoronto@gmail.com or tweet me at: @NewMusicToronto

About the Writer

Paolo Griffin is a Toronto-based composer, teacher, and music critic.

As a composer, Paolo’s works have been performed in Canada and Europe, and he has held composer-in-residence posts at the Arteles Artistic Centre in Finland and in Quebec. He has studied violin with Etsuko Kimura, and his past composition teachers have included Gary Kulesha, Norbert Palej, Alexander Rapoport, and James Rolfe.

He believes that one of the most important things a composer can do is learn to talk and write about new music, especially their own. By acting as a critic, he is fulfilling this belief and at the same time, informing the public about the multitude of concerts happening in Toronto every season.

His personal website is: http://www.pgriffinmusic.com

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