Suad Bushnaq

Suad Bushnaq

Year

2018

Program

Slaight Music Residency

Biography

Suad Bushnaq is a Toronto-based musically multilingual Arab-Canadian film and concert composer. Hailed as 'reflective and touching' (BBC) and 'seriously beautiful' (John Welsman, award- winning composer), her music has been performed by orchestras like the Vermont Symphony and the Syrian Expat Philharmonic at venues such as Konzerthaus Berlin and the BOZAR. Additionally, Bushnaq has scored a number of award-winning films that toured international festivals, including Dubai, Edinburgh and Hot Docs. Bushnaq won a Silver Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Original Score at the 2018 Global Music Awards.