Scott Edward Godin
Scott Edward Godin (b. 1970) began his musical training on piano, completing a Bachelor of Music Degree with Helmut Brauss at the University of Alberta. By winning the Johann Strauss Competition, Scott was able to study in Vienna, Austria with internationally renowned pianist Paul Badura-Skoda. He completed a Doctoral Degree in Musical Composition in June 2003 with John Rea at McGill University in Montréal, Québec.
His music has been performed throughout Canada, Europe, Mexico, and the United States. Accolades include the 2007 Joseph Stauffer Prize for Composition (Canada), finalist in the 1999 Gaudeamus Competition (Holland), finalist in the 1999 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Young Composers’ Competition, five prizes in SOCAN Young Composers Competitions (Canada), prizewinner for German Radio in the 1997 NRW Symposium (Germany), and eight albums.
Scott has worked with various ensembles and soloists, including ensemble KORE (Montréal), la Société de la Musique Contemporaine du Québec (Montréal), ensemble de ereprijs (Apeldoorn, Holland), Orkest De Volharding (Amsterdam, Holland), Continuum (Toronto), Arraymusic (Toronto), and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra. Scott has been Visiting Assistant Professor in Theory and Composition at both Memorial University (St. John’s, Newfoundland) and Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia) and currently lives in Lethbridge, Alberta.