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T. Patrick Carrabré teaches at Brandon University where he has been Dean of Music and Vice-President (Academic and Research). For six seasons he was composer-in-residence with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and for two seasons he was the weekend host of CBC Radio 2’s contemporary music show The Signal. His best known compositions include A Hammer For Your Thoughts… (Best Classical Composition at the 2009 Western Canadian Music Awards), Inuit Games, for throat singers (katajjak) and orchestra (a recommended work at the 2003 International Rostrum of Composers), as well as From the Dark Reaches and Sonata No. 1, The Penitent (both nominated for JUNO awards).