(b. 1964, Winnipeg, Manitoba).
Canadian composer of mostly orchestral and chamber works that have been performed in Europe and North America.
Mr. Fage studied composition with Allan Gordon Bell, David Eagle and William Jordan at the University of Calgary, where he earned his MMus. He also attended the International Young Composers Meeting in Apeldoorn in 2000.
Among his honours are the Dean's Special Master's Scholarship, the Graduate Teaching Assistantship, the Louise McKinney Prize, the Province of Alberta Graduate Scholarship, and three scholarships for graduate research, all from the University of Calgary, as well as several residencies at the Banff Centre in Alberta and a prize in the competition of the festival Strings of the Future in Ottawa (2001, for Quartet No. 1).
He is also active in other positions. He served as a liaison between the Banff Centre and Krzysztof Penderecki from 1998–2000, where he also served as coordinator of the faculty ensemble for summer residents in 1999.
SELECT LIST OF WORKS
As You Like It (incidental music, play by William Shakespeare), male voice, guitar, double bass, synthesizer, fixed media, computer, 1996–97
Rock, Paper, Scissors, dancer, alto saxophone, violin, cello, piano, 2003
In Memoriam for Those at Juno, 3/4 percussion, string orchestra, 1996
Concerto, viola, orchestra, 1997
Westerbork Memorial, small orchestra (saxophones, brass, percussion), 1999
X, symphonic band, 2002
Permutations, guitar, 1995
Prelude, Fugue and Allegro, French horn, 2 trumpets, trombone, tuba, 1996
Decet, 10 players, 1996
Guitar Trio, 3 guitars, 1996
Petrushka's Last Dance, marimba, 1997
Theme and Variations, 2 pianos, 2 percussion, 1997
Succinct Vignettes, violin, cello, piano, 1998
Soliloquy...Pinter, tenor saxophone, 1998 (also version for clarinet, 1999)
Forest Meadow, Moonlit Night, 2 AM, guitar, cello, 2000
Untitled, 8.5 x 11, flute, clarinet, 2 saxophones, 2 French horns, trumpet, 2 trombones, tuba, electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, drum kit, 2000
Quartet No. 1, string quartet, 2001
Moonlit Lake, 2 AM, violin, piano, 2001
Quartet No. 2, 4 saxophones, 2002
Missa brevis, mixed chorus, 1995
Ave Maria, female chorus, 1995
Variations and Sequences, 1995
Arnold versus Thelonius, 1998
Missa brevis. Shane Fage/University of Calgary Chamber Choir (UniCal, 1996)
Concerto. Christopher Sandvoss, viola; University of Calgary Orchestra (UniCal, 1999)
Shane Fage, Selected Works (1996–2001). (Self-released, 2002)