See Mike at the Performer-Composer Showcase on Thursday July 12th.
Mike McCormick is an Oslo-based guitarist, laptop performer and composer originally from Yellowknife, Canada. Mike’s creative output draws from a variety of disciplines, including conceptual and performance art, electroacoustic music, twentieth-century literature, and various notated and improvised music traditions. His active projects include the improvising trio BRINICLE, the improvising laptop/saxophone duo Abelseth/McCormick, and Proxemics, his song cycle project exploring the various expressions of human intimacy.
In the spring of 2017 he completed the Nordic Masters program after studies in Oslo, Gothenburg, and Copenhagen with international luminaries such as Helge Sunde, Anders Jormin, Kasper Tranberg, Simon Toldam and Laura Toxværd. Since August 2017, he has been pursuing a Master’s degree in Music Performance Technology at the Norwegian Music Academy in Oslo under the tutelage of internationally renowned composer Natasha Barrett.
Mike has been fortunate enough to perform in India, all across central and northern Europe, and all across Canada, including performances at the Ultima Oslo Contemporary Music Festival, Copenhagen Jazz Festival, Ottawa International Jazz Festival, and the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. He has had the pleasure of collaborating and performing with visionary artists like Kasper Tranberg, Simon Toldam, Nordic Voices, Christine Duncan, and Greta Eacott.