Juno-nominee Jordan Pal is regarded as one of Canada’s most exciting new generation composers. Mr. Pal’s work has been lauded by audiences, critics and leading industry professionals, while being described as “truly breathtaking, brillantly imaginative” (concertonet.com) and “beautifully crafted” (American Record Guide). He is the RBC Affiliate Composer with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and was the National Youth Orchestra of Canada’s 2014 RBC Composer-in-Residence. Described as “one to watch” (La Presse), Jordan Pal (born in Toronto, Canada) has had the privilege of being commissioned and performed by many outstanding orchestras, ensembles and organizations, including the Gryphon Trio, St. Lawrence String Quartet, Jonathan Crow and the Toronto Summer Music Festival, Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, National Arts Centre Orchestra, Orchestre symphonique de Québec, Windsor Symphony, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Regina Symphony, National Academy Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra of Canada, Symphony Nova Scotia, Thunder Bay Symphony, Victoria Symphony, and more. In May 2017, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra took his work, Iris on tour to Israel. He holds a doctorate degree in composition from the University of Toronto, under the mentorship of Gary Kulesha.