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2019 - 2020 Season - Main Events

Bradyworks / Instruments of Happiness on Facebook
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Tim Brady - Web workshops - sponsored by Topology (Brisbane, Australia)
July 10 + 11 (North America) - 8 PM - 9:30 PM
July 11 + 12 (Australia) 10 AM - 11:30 AM
2 dates listed because of international date line....
1) New Music for Electric Guitar - July 10 / 11
2) Composing and Collaborating - July 11/12

Tim Brady  - at Bang on a Can Virtual Marathon
(From Montréal, via New York)

Sunday, June 14th. Marathon starts at 3 PM, Brady at 6:45 PM

World premier of a new piece for guitar and electronics

***UPDATE: May 23, 2020 - COVID-19 projects in progress***
Music and creativity - now more than ever

- "Uncertain Impact": for electric guitar quartet in isolation - 7 minutes
This new cellphone / click track-driven work was premiered on the PanM.360
music web site on May 22, 2020 by the Instruments of Happiness quartet


- "In Isolation We Are Not Alone": virtual violin duo for Andrew Wan (Montréal Symphony)
and Jonathan Crowe (Toronto Symphony) - 3 minutes

- "In Isolation We Are Not Alone (orchestral extension)": for large orchestra
a 14-minute work, the last 3 minutes of which is the violin duo

- "Intersperse": guitar and electronics duo with Italian guitarist Sergio Sorrentino - 6 minutes

NEW VIDEO: Musique lente et tranquille -
Feb. 15, 2020: WATCH
Instruments of Happiness and Sinha Danse - Slow, quiet music in a big space, with dance

VIDEO: 150 guitars - Symphony #9
Live at Festival MNM  - Feb. 24, 2019: WATCH

Jan. 19, 2020 - WINNER: PRIX OPUS
Instruments of Happiness: The Happiness Handbook (Starkland Records)
Best album of the year - musique actuelle/électroacoustique

Sept. 3, 2019 - Feature article in GUITAR PLAYER MAGAZINE:
Tim Brady - Instruments of Happiness - 150 guitars!

Oct. 2019 - Interview with Tim Brady in Guitar Moderne.

Aug. 24, 2019 - "Happiness Handbook" CD wins

GOLD Medal at Global Music Awards: Global Music site

Dec. 4, 2019 - Pam@50 (Bradyworks@30)
Chapelle historique du Bon-Pasteur - Montréal
Solo concert by pianist extraordinaire (and member of BW since 2003) Pamela Reimer:

a double birthday - Pam is 50! Bradyworks is 30! Let's party like its 2019...

Music by: Tim Brady, Emily Hall, Émile Girard-Charest, Maxime McKinley,
Gorgy Ligeti, Luciano Berio, Igor Stravinsky

Feb. 15, 2020 - Musique lente et tranquille à la recherche d'un bonheur électrique

Co-production with Le Vivier - Église Le Gesù - Montréal
Instruments of Happiness electric guitar quartet
A concert of slow, meditative music for four spatialised electric guitars
Music by: Rose Bolton, Louise Campbell, Andrew Staniland, Andrew Noseworthy
With the participation of dancers Roger Sinha and Marie-Eve Lafontaine, from Sinha Danse.

Apr. 25, 2020 - "Tilework" - for piano 4-hands - TwinMuse
CANCELLED (postponed to next season): COVID-19 crisis
Le Gesù concert hall - Montréal - 8 PM
Premier of a 17-minute work for piano 4-hands, commissioned by the duo TwinMuse.

Apr. 26, 2020 - SILENCES: Symphony #10
CANCELLED (postponed to next season): COVID-19 crisis

Co-production with the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne and Voces Boreales - Église le Gesù - Montréal
For large chamber ensemble, 4 spatialised electric guitars and 4 spatialised choirs
The permiere of Brady's 10th symphony, a 30-minute voyage across time and space

for 120 musicians, in the magnificent acoustics of the Église Gesu
Music by: Bach/Webern, Charles Ives, David Cronkite, Tim Brady

  RECENT CDS - Starkland Records
"Music for Large Ensemble"
(Nov. 2018)
Music for Large Ensemble: "Désir: Concerto for Electric Guitar and Large Ensemble";

"Eight Songs About: Symphony #7"
Music by Tim Brady - Bradyworks Ensemble
Soloists: Tim Brady (electric guitar); Vincent Ranallo and Sarah Albu (voices)
"The Happiness Handbook" (Apr.2019)
The Happiness Handbook: Instruments of Happiness electric guitar quartet
Music by: Scott Godin, Tim Brady, Maxime McKinley, Jordan Nobles, Gordon Fitzell and Emily Hall

music-for-large-ensemble  IoH2-CD-cover-2019

 Improvisational/Creative Music Workshops at the Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
  Oct.5, 2019 - Nov. 16, 2019 (Saturday AM) - for beginner improvisers
Feb. 15, 2020 - March 28, 2020 (Saturday AM) - for intermediate improvisers


photo: Laurence Labat