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Toronto, Canada
Classical, Contemporary


Erik Kreem is an aspiring musician with a deep passion for composition and is currently in Grade 11 in the gifted program at Northern Secondary School and plays cello in the school orchestras and piano as the accompanist for the school choirs. His largest-scale work is a symphony, the first movement of which was premiered by the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra in October 2017 and it enjoyed a repeat performance in April 2018. Other works include a piano sonata, a number of short pieces for piano, and a piece for strings which was performed by the Northern Secondary School String Orchestra in December 2016. As the 2018 recipient of the Toronto Teen Composer Award, he created a new chamber work which was premiered by the Continuum Contemporary Music ensemble in January 2018.