Gordon Cobb

Graduate Research Assistant

  • Arts Matter Learning Projects, Videographer

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Gordon received
his BFA from SFU and his MMus in Composition for New Media from the
London College of Music in the UK.  He recently completed a PhD in Arts
Education at Simon Fraser University where his research explored
multimodal composing practices and transformative music engagement in
music video production with urban youth. His work as a music composer
and sound designer has been showcased in many public venues, including
two Olympic Games commissions (Torino 2006 and Vancouver 2010), the
VanDusen Botanical Gardens Festival of Lights 2011, the New York City
Ballet, and the Cedar Lake Ensemble, New York; on television with The
Knowledge Network, and with The National Film Board of
Canada where he was the recipient of a 2013 Leo Award nomination.
In 2005 Gordon launched “Cobb House Studio,” a new media production
company specializing in the development of multimodal and collaborative
programming for children and youth (www.cobbhousestudio.com).
He has also worked for over a decade in children’s arts education for
various arts institutions such as The Sarah McLachlan School of Music,
The Arts Umbrella, and the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.


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