Rashaan Rori Allwood
Rashaan Rori Allwood is a multitalented musician based out of Toronto, currently pursuing a PhD in Composition. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Piano Performance and a Master's degree in Organ Performance. Rashaan is the recipient of the 2022 Marilyn Mason Award in Organ Composition from the American Guild of Organists, who commissioned him to compose a new piece for solo organ premiered in Washington in 2022. Rashaan was also one of the ICOT call for scores winners for short piano works by Canadian composers in 2020. Rashaan is now the Director of Music at St. Ansgar Lutheran Church, Toronto, where he regularly premieres his own new works and organizes performances for choir and instrumentalists. As a soloist, he has toured across Europe, and performed at St. Paul's Cathedral in London, UK, St. Nikolaikirche in Leipzig, Germany, and St. Pierre’s Cathedral in Geneva, Switzerland.
For more information on Rashaan’s upcoming events and projects, visit his website at http://www.rashaanallwood.com/.