Young Composers Clinicians 2021
Senior – Diana Tayler
Diana Tayler is a composer, arranger, musical educator, and harpist. Her travels across the country and abroad have afforded her many opportunities to perform her works both as a soloist and as a member of diverse musical ensembles. Diana studied harp with Caroline Leonardelli, and holds an ARCT in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music and a Master of Arts in Linguistics. She is a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholar completing a Master of Music specialising in composition at the University of Alberta, and is the recipient of the Harriet Snowball Winspear Graduate Fellowship, the Violet Archer Graduate Scholarship for Musical Composition, and the Walter H Johns Graduate Fellowship. Diana is also an active member of the Edmonton choral scene, singing alto with i Coristi Chamber Choir and participating in other choral projects as they arise. Diana is Co-Vice President of New Music Edmonton, Edmonton’s premier organisation for the promotion and presentation of contemporary music and sound-related arts.
Junior – Mari Alice Conrad