Meet the Composers
Kenneth Bray was an educator, bassoonist, arranger, composer, and author. Leslie and Lorin recorded one of his compositions for Thread of Winter:
Composer, performer, conductor, record producer and music director, Professor Coghlan is director of the Graduate Program in Music at York University. Leslie and Lorin included his music on Halibut Cheeks & other love songs.
Go Heart Hurt with Adversity
Baritone, producer and composer, Lionel Daunais wrote the lyrics and music for some 100 songs for voice and piano. His music is on our recording Halibut Cheeks & other love songs.
Cinq Poèmes de Éloi de Grandmont
Les mots d’amour
Relation de voyage
Gladys Davenport (1895 - 1961)
After studying violin and composition at the Croyden Conservatory, Gladys moved to British Columbia where she composed songs based on the nature around her. She is included on Halibut Cheeks & other love songs.
Cool and Silent is the Lake
Matthew was named one of the hottest classical musicians under 30 by the CBC in 2016. His music is published in Finland and across North America and we have included his work on Halibut Cheeks & other love songs.
Sweet, Bide with Me
For Broken and Tired and I
Srul is one of Canada’s most prominent and prolific composers, receiving the Governor General’s medal in 1992 and in 1994 was appointed a member of the Order of Canada. Srul’s music can be heard on Halibut Cheeks & other love songs.
Seven Tableaux from the Song of Songs
O Let Him Kiss Me
I am Dark but Lovely
King Solomon’s Wedding
How Beautiful you are my Love
The Little Foxes
He Took Me to the Wine Garden
Set me as a Seal upon your Heart.
James Gordon is singer-songwriter, composer, record producer, playwright, and theatre director. Leslie and Lorin recorded his classic "Frobisher Bay" for Thread of Winter.
Gary Kulesha is a composer, pianist and a conductor, and teacher. Leslie and Lorin recorded three of his compositions for Thread of Winter:
My Love for You
In The Quiet Winter
There is a Quiet Time
Walter MacNutt was a composer, organist and choirmaster. Leslie and Lorin recorded three of his compositions for Thread of Winter:
Take Me to a Green Isle
Oh Love, Be Deep
Falls the Snow
David is living his childhood dream of being a composer and pianist while living on the Canadian prairies. His music can be heard on Halibut Cheeks & other love songs
Creek Bistro Specials
Spinach and Bacon Salad
Jim Beam Ribeye
Anita Noel is a singer, voice instructor, accompanist, and musical arranger.
She arranged the version of "Frobisher Bay" that Leslie and Lorin recorded for Thread of Winter.
Imant Raminsh is a conductor, composer, and violinist. Leslie and Lorin recorded two of his compositions for Thread of Winter:
Lullaby of the Lady of the Mountain
Little Boy in the Morning
Jeff Smallman is a composer, author and teacher. Leslie and Lorin recorded seven of his compositions for Thread of Winter:
Il Pleure Dans Mon Coeur
Les Rôdeurs de Nuits
Au Bord de l’Eau
L’hiver a Cessé
Peter Tiefenbach is a performer, composer, and broadcaster. Leslie and Lorin recorded seven of his compositions for Thread of Winter:
There Was a Little Girl
The Lady in Love