Awards

“In 2007 Redshift Records was established, and for the past decade has been producing some of the most significant recordings of contemporary music in the country.” Wholenote Magazine (Toronto, ON) June 2017

“…for Redshift Records the universe continues to expand.” Musicworks Magazine April 2018

Redshift Records releases have been nominated dozens of times for Western Canadian Music Awards and also several JUNO Awards.

AWARD WINNING & NOMINATED RECORDINGS

The Aventa Ensemble was nominated for Classical Ensemble of the Year at the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Standing Wave was nominated for Classical Ensemble of the Year at the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Composer Dorothy Chang was nominated for Classical Composer of the Year at the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Composer Jordan Nobles was nominated for Classical Composer of the Year at the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Mark Takeshi McGregor was nominated for Classical Artist of the Year at the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Composer Stephen Chatman was nominated for Classical Composer of the Year at the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards.

20C Remix by Standing Wave was nominated for a 2022 JUNO Award for Classical Album of the Year (Small Ensemble).

Remote Together by Catherine Lee was nominated for a 2022 JUNO Award for Classical Album of the Year (Solo Artist).

Flight by composer Dorothy Chang was nominated for a 2022 JUNO Award for Classical Composition of the Year.

P.E.P Volume 3 by the Piano and Erhu Project won for Classical Ensemble of the Year at the 2021 Western Canadian Music Awards!

Composer Jeffrey Ryan was nominated for Classical Composer of the Year at the 2021 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Lutalica by Mark Takeshi McGregor won for Classical Artist of the Year at the 2020 Western Canadian Music Awards!

Composer Farshid Samandari was nominated for Classical Composer of the Year at the 2019 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Katana of Choice, by percussionist Ben Reimer, features the title track by Nicole Lizée which was nominated for Classical Composition of the Year at 2019 JUNO Awards.

Surface Tension by the Ethos Collective and composer Jordan Nobles was nominated at the 2018 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Concentric Rings, the debut CD by the Victoria Guitar Trio received a nomination for Classical Ensemble of the Year at the 2018 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Immersion by Jordan Nobles received the award for Classical Composition of the Year at the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards and also won the 2017 JUNO Award for Classical Composition of the Year!

Standing Wave’s album New Wave has WON Classical Ensemble of the Year at the 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards! Also, two pieces on their album received nominations for Classical Composition of the Year (Marcus Goddard‘s Raven Tales and Edward Top’s Pots ‘n Pans Falling)

Ana Sokolović’s piece …and I need a room to receive five thousand people…, was nominated for Classical Composition of the Year at the 2017 JUNO Awards.
Musica Intima and the Turning Point ensemble were nominated for Classical Ensemble of the Year by the 2016 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Arkora’s debut album was nominated for Classical Composition of the Year for Benton Roark’s Songs from the Rainshadow’s Edge by the 2016 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Paolo Bortolussi’s album Israfel was nominated for Classical Artist of the Year AND Classical Composition of the Year (for John Oliver’s Birds of Paradise Lost) by the 2016 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Mark McGregor’s album Sins and Fantasies was nominated for Classical Recording of the Year at the 2015 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Nominated for Classical Composition of the Year (for Dorothy Chang‘s Beyond Shadows) by the 2015 Western Canadian Music Awards.

SEA and SKY was nominated for Classical Recording of the Year and Classical Composition of the Year (for Owen Underhill‘s Duotone) by the 2015 Western Canadian Music Awards.

PEP’s second album was nominated for Classical Recording of the Year and Classical Composition of the Year (for Keith Hamel’s Homage to Liu Wenjin) by the 2015 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Corey Hamm’s recording of Rzewski’s The People United Will Never Be Defeated! received the award for Classical Recording of the Year at the 2014 Western Canadian Music Awards!

Standing Wave’s album Liquid States was nominated for Classical Recording of the Year and Classical Composition of the Year (for Jeffrey Ryan‘s Burn) by the 2013 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Toronto ensemble CONTACT’s debut album Undercurrents contains the track Simulacrum by Jordan Nobles which was nominated for Classical Composition of the Year at the 2012 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Rachel Kiyo-Iwaasa’s debut album Cosmophony was nominated for Classical Recording of the Year by the 2011 Western Canadian Music Awards.

Mark Takeshi McGregor’s album Different Stones was nominated for Classical Recording of the Year at the 2010 Western Canadian Music Awards.