Stacey Brown (b. 1976, Canada) is a Montreal-based composer and educator.
Dr. Brown holds composition degrees from the University of Victoria (BMUS) and the Université de Montreal (MMUS; DMUS).
Winner of Symphony Nova Scotia’s Maria Anna Mozart Award (2019), the National Composition Prize of the Canadian University Music Society (2010), and the first and third prizes of the Prix collégien de musique contemporaine (2016, 2018), Brown has had her works performed across Canada and in the United States by ensembles including the Philadelphia Orchestra (Yannick Nézet-Séguin), the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra (Dina Gilbert), and l’Orchestre Métropolitain (Yannick Nézet-Séguin), as well as by performers including Daniel Cabena, Claudine Ledoux, Philippe Prud'homme, and Katelyn Clark.
Recent commissions include an orchestral song cycle for countertenor, L’horreur de constater qu’on nous oubliera (five poems by Bertrand Laverdure), which was premiered in 2015 by the Orchestre de la Francophonie and Daniel Cabena under the direction of Jean-Philippe Tremblay. Brown’s premieres in 2019 included the trumpet concerto En soi, in and of itself (2019) with trumpeter Stéphane Beaulac and the Orchestre Métropolitain conducted by Nicolas Ellis.
Stacey Brown is an adjunct professor of music and experienced French-English translator. Brown has also authored several music analysis articles published by L'Education musicale (France). She is a professional member of the Canadian League of Composers and an associate composer of the Canadian Music Centre.
Works for Winds
- tit rang mélancolique (2008)
- Root-and-Branch (2004)
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Stacey Brown." Accessed 3 January 2021
- The Horizon Leans Forward..., compiled and edited by Erik Kar Jun Leung, GIA Publications, 2021, p. 276.
- Stacey Brown website Accessed 3 January 2021