jonathan kawchuk

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  • Scored feature film "Clara" Starring Patrick J. Adams (Suits) & Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars), Serendipity Point

  • Scored feature documentary film "Memento Mori", National Film Board of Canada

  • Provided music for Vogue Italia and Dior

  • Scored the film “XY”, screened at TCL Chinese Theatre Hollywood

  • Alumni of the Canadian Film Centre Slaight Music Residency


  • Released debut album "North" worldwide on Paper Bag Records

  • Over 300K Streams on Spotify in just over a month of being released

  • #1 Electronic record across Canada on campus radio charts

  • Featured on Apple Music, CBC, The Dowsers, and a Roel Funcken mix

  • Performed at MUTEK 2017

  • Recorded piece “Lake Water” with full orchestra - in production

  • Received the 2014 Sterling Award for "Outstanding Score of a Play or Musical" for work on "The Genius Code"


  • Assistant sound technician for the Philip Glass Ensemble (for the performance of Music in 12 Parts, London)

  • Co-Founder of audio branding company Angelfish Sound

  • Credited studio assistant on Nico Muhly’s album “Drones”

  • Credited studio assistant on Ben Frost’s album “A U R O R A”

  • Temporary placement at Greenhouse Studios (Reykjavik) under the supervision of Valgeir Sigurðsson

  • Studied wildlife recording under Chris Watson (Frozen Planet, Nova)


  • Lectured on music and the natural world at Paul McCartney’s university: the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts

  • University education in music composition (BA Honours, UK), technology, and production


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