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Bruce Carlson

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Bruce Carlson


Bruce Carlson (b. 1944, Toronto, Ont.) is a Canadian composer.

Mr. Carlson graduated from the University of Waterloo, the University of Toronto and the University of Manitoba where he studied composition with Dr. Robert Turner.

Carlson is a founding member of the Manitoba Composers Association and an associate member of the Canadian Music Centre. He currently holds the position of supervisor of the Eckhart-Gramatte Music Library in the School of Music at University of Manitoba. He also owns DOX, the publishing company through which he publishes his band and choral music.

Bruce Carlson, through the Manitoba Arts Council and other funding bodies, has received numerous commissions to write for groups such as the Festival Quartet of Canada,the Purcell String Quartet, the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, the Winnipeg Singers, the Winnipeg Brass and numerous high school and university concert bands and choirs.

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