Michael Nunes is a composer and horn player from Sherwood Park, Alberta. He maintains a busy schedule of composition, arranging, engraving, performing, and educating with organizations located across Canada. He has studied with Gabriel Radford, Allene Hackleman, Neil Spaulding, James Rolfe, Larysa Kuzmenko, Allan Gilliland, and Jan Janovsky. His debut orchestral premiere was commissioned and performed by the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in 2016. He has been awarded scholarships in brass and composition by the University of Toronto and the Alberta Provincial Music Festival.
In his spare time, Michael is an avid nerd, with specific interests in computer technology, languages, recipes, philosophy, animals, and video games. His list of podcast recommendations is a mess!
Michael is currently a composition student in the Bachelor of Music program at the University of Toronto, studying composition with Professor Gary Kulesha, and horn with Nicholas Hartman. Michael is a member of SOCAN and the Canadian League of Composers, as well as a founding member of Green Room Sound Collective.