Bio


Jeff Morton is a composer, musician, and media artist whose projects are playful, experimental explorations of sound, sound-making, communication, and compositional processes using found and musical objects or materials. In performance, composition, and installation, his work has been presented by ensembles and in galleries and festivals across Canada and internationally.

In 2018 Jeff Morton performed a new composition for trumpet and toy keyboard in Edmonton and Saskatoon; and he presented a sound workshop and an anti-folk music ensemble performance at the Museum of English Rural Life, in Reading, UK. Jeff’s interactive light installation Camping and Tenting was shown as part of Nuit Blanche Regina; music was commissioned for the film Pragmatopia, by Ottawa-based film maker Pixie Cram; and Jeff performed alongside sound artist Ellen Moffat, as part of her exhibition Small Sonorities, at the Remai Modern.

As an arts professional Jeff is the Administrative Consultant for TRACE Canada Netherlands 2020; Managing Director of Holophon Audio Arts Inc., Newsletter Editor for CARFAC Sask, and independent consultant for artists and arts organizations. Jeff has worked for galleries and artist run centres across Canada, and was a Program Officer in the Music Section at the Canada Council for the Arts between from 2012-2017.


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