Jeff Morton is a composer, musician, performer, writer, and media artist from Saskatchewan, Canada. His music and art are playful, experimental explorations of sound, sound-making, communication, and compositional processes using found and musical objects and materials. In performance, composition, and installation, his work has been presented by ensembles and in galleries across Canada and internationally. Jeff completed a Masters Degree in Music Composition at the University of Victoria in 2008, where he studied with Christopher Butterfield.
Jeff has performed live electroacoustic compositions and improvisations across Canada in galleries and venues in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Saskatoon, and Regina, and his interactive sound installation All the Horses and All the Egg was exhibited as part of Prairie Scene in Ottawa and at the Dunlop Art Gallery in Regina. Montreal string quartet the Quatuor Bozzini recently recorded a new string quartet by Jeff Morton, entitled Free Tango Lessons Wednesdays, and in Calgary, Jeff Morton and Ellen Moffat installed Seasonal Waves, a 15-channel sound installation in the EPCOR Centre. The Winter 2012 issue of Blackflash Magazine featured an article by Jeff Morton entitled A Critical Examination of Circuit-Bending, and the Spring 2012 issue of the Canadian new music publication Music Works features an article about his sound installations, in an interview with composer David McCallum.