Kyle Brenders is a young Canadian composer and multi-instrumentalist. His work is defined through the multiple stylistic and idiomatic references used within the process of creation.
He currently is active as a leader of a Quartet and Large Ensemble, which exclusively perform his music. Brenders is an active member of the Association of Improvising Musicians Toronto (AIMToronto) and acts as the Artistic director of the AIMToronto Orchestra.
He has studied and performed with Ab Baars, Anthony Braxton, Alvin Lucier, Jean Derome, Caribou, Gordon Monahan, Malcolm Goldstein, Marshal Allen, Dan Snaith (Caribou), James Holden, Kieran Hebden (Four Tet) Evan Parker, Eddie Prevost, Guillermo Gregorio and Gino Robair. Brenders's music can be heard on Spool Records, Bug Incision, Barnyard Records and Porter Records.
AIM Toronto Orchestra / Brampton indie arts Festival 08