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GEORGE RAHI    contact:   rahigeo (at) gmail.com

EDUCATION / TRAINING / WORKSHOP

2018    MFA Candidate – SFU School for the Contemporary Arts
2016    Working with Sound: Community Radio Education Society Workshop, Vancouver
2016    Gamelan Music Intensive Study, Bali Indonesia
2013    Gamelan Music Intensive Study, Bali Indonesia
2012    Co-op Radio: Sound Equipment Training, Vancouver
2011    Bachelor of Arts in Human Geography, Honours, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

PERFORMANCES / INSTALLATIONS

2018    a thousand pounds of vibrating metal, Canadian Music Centre, Toronto
2018    no tree is untouched by the wind, Global Composition Conference, Darmstadt, Germany
2017    pulses // patterns, Western Front, Vancouver
2017    reorganized organ, VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver
2017    soundwalk, World New Music Days ISCM, Vancouver
2017    UBC Balinese Gamelan Ensemble, Barnett Hall, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
2016    pulsars, Mechanical Music Festival, Orpheum Annex Theatre, Vancouver New Music, Vancouver
2016    midnight owl, Big Joy Festival, Remington Gallery, Vancouver
2016    intonarumori, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
2016    Bass Piano Concert Series, Western Front, Vancouver
2015    Gamelan Bike Bike, Vancouver Folk Music Festival, Vancouver
2015    Speed Stunned Imaginations, Western Front, Vancouver
2014    Gamelan Bike Bike, Art Starts Gallery, Vancouver
2013    found objects, Emily Carr Culture + Community Gathering, Vancouver
2013    New Music for Gamelan, Western Front, Vancouver
2013    Bali Tour with Gamelan Gita Asmara, Bali Indonesia

AWARDS

2018 – R. Murray Schafer Soundscape Award
2018 – Glenfraser Endowment Research Award in Acoustic Communication
2017 – School for the Contemporary Arts Graduate Fellowship Award
2016 – BC Arts Council – Media Arts Project Grant
2016 – ArtStarts Creative Spark Grant
2015 – Vancouver Foundation Award

SELECTED RECORDINGS

2017 – ‘Opening to the Surround’ Tribute to Pauline Oliveros, CRES Media Arts
2017 – ‘Sleep and Thunder’, Spoox Audio Magazine, Issue 12
2017 – ‘Tailwind’, Hi-Ten, Insitu Recordings, co-composed with Robyn Jacob
2016 – ‘What Would You Do’ – Sound Art Compilation, CRES Media Arts
2015 – ‘Occupy Wall Street’, Spoox Audio Magazine, Issue 11
2015 – Dawn Chorus, Midnight Owl, Self-Released
2013 – Bicycle Arpeggi, Self-Released

RESIDENCIES

Beyond Spectacle – SFU Institute for the Humanities (2017)
Hadden Park Field House – Vancouver Parks Board (2015-2018)

FACILITATION / TEACHING

School for the Contemporary Arts – Simon Fraser University – 2017/2018
World Music – Teaching Assistant
Javanese Gamelan – Teaching Assistant

VIVO Media Arts Centre – 2017
Youth Artist Mentor for the ‘Reorganized Organ’ project.

Miscellaneous Productions – 2014 – 2015
Assistant Musical Director for the ‘Haunted House’ youth theatre production

Western Front – 2015
Facilitator of youth engagement project ‘Speed Stunned Imaginations’