Go By Contraries released September 28 2018!

Go By Contraries is a collection of powerful contemporary art songs by Canadian composer Andrew Staniland, in the world-premiere recording by soprano Martha Guth, baritone Tyler Duncan, and pianist Erika Switzer.

Available now on Spotify, Apple Music Google Play and Amazon



Best Music Award at the 2018 Nickel Independent Film Festival

 Andrew Staniland‘s score for “Immaculate Memories: The Uncluttered Worlds of Christopher Pratt”, directed by Kenneth Harvey, wins  Best Music Award at the 2018 Nickel Independent Film Festival. 


Double ECMA Wins!


Duo Concertante’s wonderful new recording wins ECMA for Classical Album of the Year!  I am thrilled to have contributed a piece to the record, The River is Within Us which also won Classical Composition of the Year!

Available on iTunes

“(…)Staniland’s The River is Within Us starts with a protracted dialogue between the violin and piano that resolves in the most exquisite way imaginable” – Robert Rowat  – www.cbcmusic.ca

Featured on the CBC’s the top 10 classical albums of the year