Composed by Lauren Greenberg.
Performed by Odin Quartet (Alex Toskov, violin; Tanya Charles Iveniuk, violin; Rae Gallimore, viola; Samuel Bisson, cello.
Audio recorded by Desert Fish Studios (Toronto, Ontario, Canada). Audio mixed and mastered by Brandon Walker. Video edited and produced by Devin Scott.
ABOUT THE COMPOSER: Lauren Greenberg was born in 2001 and is from Toronto, Canada. She began piano lessons at the age of 5, and has completed her Royal Conservatory of Music (RCM) Level 9 Piano, RCM Level 9 Harmony, and RCM Level 8 Theory. Lauren began her musical composition studies in 2014. Most recently she was a student of the eminent Canadian composer Kevin Lau. During the summer of 2018, Lauren attended the High School Composition Intensive Program at Boston Conservatory at Berklee and is currently enrolled in the Bachelor of Music in Composition Degree Program at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Lauren has composed a variety of musical pieces across classical and modern genres, and her works have been performed in Toronto, Ottawa, and Boston. She studied the flute and vocals at her high school where she was a member of the Junior, Senior, and Jazz Bands. Lauren was also a member of the school choirs in both high school and in grade school. She played the piano for her high school musicals, vocal performances, and assemblies. In 2019, Lauren was the recipient of the Music Award – Lisa-Ann Lauren Posluns Memorial Endowment Fund, for her exemplary contribution to the school’s music program during her four years of study.
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS: Odin Quartet has become one of Canada’s most popular and sought-after string quartets. The Odins have been the ensemble-in-residence of the SPO since 2017. There’s so much more to learn and appreciate about the Odins, so visit their links below.
PROGRAM NOTES FROM LAUREN GREENBERG: This music is inspired by the Odin Quartet (Odin, known as the god of wisdom). I adopted that name as the title. Learn more about Lauren Greenberg: https://laurengreenbergmusic.com/ | https://acwc.ca/auren-greenberg | / @laurengreenbergm… . Learn more about Odin Quartet: http://odinquartet.com/.