SUAD BUSHNAQ
FILM & CONCERT MUSIC COMPOSER

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LATEST NEWS

November 7, 2019

Thrilled beyond belief to announce that I am nominated for Best Original Score at the Hollywood Music in Media Awards for the short film 'A Very Important Appointment' ! Other nominees in the Music in Visual Media categories include Hans Zimmer, Hildur Guðnadóttir, Ale...

April 26, 2019

The Borrowed Dress Film Score in concert, composed by yours truly, won the Best Foreign Score Award at the Artemis Women in Action Film Festival in Santa Monica, in association with Bella Composers. I am truly honoured! Thank you for the recognition. 

April 4, 2019

BIG NEWS Dear Friends! Our song BORN TODAY just WON the Creativity Award presented by the BEYOND music foundation and the artistic director of the project, multi Grammy winning songwriter and producer Larry Klein! This is a cross cultural collaboration that I am very p...

March 29, 2019

The SESAC Film Scoring Workshop with Christophe Beck was a stellar experience and I'm so grateful I was selected for it! We spent the weekend scoring two scenes from a Christmas movie and a documentary, getting critiqued, and received valuable mentorship from Chris as...

January 19, 2019

Happy to share with you, Dear Friends, the proof of concept trailer of a film I'm very proud to be part of. 'Greta Follows Rivers' is a haunting story written by my wonderful CFC colleague Julia Rowland...and I honestly can't wait for the feature to come to life <3...

January 10, 2019

A grand honour to have my music played on Radio-Canada's prestigious music station ICI Musique, in a two- hour episode of Notes de Voyage, hosted by the wonderful Stéphan Bureau who's been to Syria...the Syria I know.
Listen to the episode here
 

December 10, 2018

A lot happening for The Borrowed Dress- توب العيرةthis week whether you're in #Toronto or #Dubai! If you're in Toronto please join us tomorrow atToronto Ravel where I'll be a guest speaker talking about my film score in concert and the creative process behind transform...

December 5, 2018

Thank you AFAC for helping me bring my new album, 'Original Soundtracks from Independent Arab Cinema' to life. Really excited about this upcoming journey! 

The project is a recording of a soundtrack album based on Suad Bushnaq’s original compositions for award-winning...

November 29, 2018

Thank you to my fellow McGill graduate, Maikai Nash, for programming and playing my Prelude. This piece is very dear to my heart. Here's a little snippet about it, and a link to listen to me perform it on my first album, Thoughts

It was composed in 2001. I was in Da...

November 25, 2018

Friday night, after my turn at the orchestral recording session, I had to run to the airport to catch a red-eye flight to Hamburg in order to attend the world premiere of my piece Souvenir du Soleil. I arrived to the airport only to discover that Air Canada is refusing...

November 23, 2018

Souvenir du Soleil, my 12 minute symphonic dance for full orchestra, will have its World Premiere in Germany this weekend. It was commissioned by the Theater Lüneburg as part of the concert series 'East West Dance Melody'. Can't wait to hear it performed by the Lünebur...

November 1, 2018

Honoured beyond belief to be nominated for a Hollywood Music in Media Award in the World Music category for my piece, The Road to Jenin from the feature film The Curve by Rifqi Assaf. As a composer, I couldn't be any prouder, nor any more grateful to have worked with a...

August 27, 2018

Watch this wonderful performance of The Borrowed Dress Live in Berlin by the Syrian Expat Philharmonic Orchestra. Incredibly honoured to have the one and only Hans Zimmer share this video on his Facebook profile. 

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