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Jonathan Kawchuk

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Jonathan Kawchuk is an award-winning composer from Canada. He has scored the feature films Memento Mori (National Film Board of Canada) and Clara (Serendipity Point Films), as well as the Norwegian documentary web series Fra Ungdommen. He also scored Fast Horse (CBC), which won the Special Jury Award for Directing at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. 

Kawchuk has experience writing internationally for multiple short films, theatre projects, and sound installations. As a technician, he worked on albums for Nico Muhly and Ben Frost, and as an assistant sound tech for the Philip Glass Ensemble on Music in 12 Parts. He is a voting member of the Recording Academy (GRAMMY Awards) and a recording artist with Paper Bag Records. For his debut album, North, he lived and recorded in natural environments across Europe, North America, and Asia. Jonathan is currently the Canadian representative for the acoustic conservation society Quiet Parks International.