Christian Floisand

Christian Floisand (b. 1979) is Canadian composer of multimedia and contemporary concert music. He graduated with a MMus degree in composition from the University of Toronto in 2009 where he studied with Chan Ka Nin and Alexander Rapoport. He also holds a BMus degree in composition (2007) and a BSc degree in computer science (2004) from the University of Calgary. At the U of C, his composition teachers included Allan Bell and David Eagle.

His music has been performed by the Landʼs End Chamber Ensemble (where he was a competition finalist with his work “Ballade for String Trio”), TorQ, junctQin, Ensemble Resonance, Array Ensemble, and the Glenn Gould School.

Christian has participated in a composer/filmmaker match-up program as a member of the Screen Composers Guild of Canada (in collaboration with the Canadian Film

Centre) in January 2010, and has scored short films and animations for students at

Sheridan College as well as collaborating with fellow Toy Piano Composer, Igor Correia, on sound design and music for a video game released on Steam in May 2011.

Most recently, Christian has been combining his degrees in computer science and

music by doing audio programming, which includes writing and designing audio plug-ins and effects processing.