Born in Montréal, William Kraushaar is a classically-trained film score composer with a strong fondness for vocal music. Self-taught bass singer, he has earned himself a privileged position in a number of prestigious canadian vocal ensembles, namely the Studio de Musique Ancienne de Montréal (SMAM), l’Ensemble Caprice, l’Harmonie des Saisons, the Theater of Early Music (Dan Taylor) and many more, as well as being part of Québec’s top professional choirs. As a composer, he was awarded twice by the SOCAN Foundation and his music has been played, among others, by the Quebec Symphony Orchestra, Voces Boreales, L’Ensemble vocal Art-Québec, The Choir of St-Andrew/St-Paul and the National Youth Choir of Canada.
Ni de l'est, ni de l'ouest
by William Kraushaar
SATB a cappella with fugue – CP 2059 – duration 5:55
SATB a cappella without fugue – CP 2060 – duration 3:05
In memory of the victims of the Québec City Mosque Shooting, 2017.
“Neither from the east, nor from the west,
Neither creed, nor culture,
Neither from the ocean, nor from the earth,
We are all members of one another,
And created from the same matter,
If a member is suffering,
Others will not know happiness.