Sydney Guillaume

Sydney Guillaume

Composer & Conductor

Praised by the Miami Herald for their “impressive maturity and striking melodic distinction”, Sydney Guillaume’s compositions are known to be intricate, challenging and yet highly spirited. They promote human values and are full of heart and passion. His compositions continually enthrall choirs everywhere and have been performed around the world.

Originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sydney Guillaume is currently residing in Portland, Oregon working as a full-time composer, conductor and clinician. His recent activities as conductor include the 2019 Florida All-State Middle School Treble Chorus, the 34th annual Idaho State University Choral Invitational Festival, the 2018 Maine All-State High School Mixed Chorus, an all-Guillaume concert at the Lincoln Center in NYC, and concerts with the Imbroglio Sextet at Carnegie Hall and at the 2018 ISME World Conference in Azerbaijan. Guillaume also writes film music – he has written original film and documentary scores for the Los Angeles based company Loyola Productions.

Praised by the Miami Herald for their “impressive maturity and striking melodic distinction”, Sydney Guillaume’s compositions are known to be intricate, challenging and yet highly spirited. They promote human values and are full of heart and passion. His compositions continually enthrall choirs everywhere and have been performed around the world.

Originally from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Sydney Guillaume is currently residing in Portland, Oregon working as a full-time composer, conductor and clinician. His recent activities as conductor include the 2019 Florida All-State Middle School Treble Chorus, the 34th annual Idaho State University Choral Invitational Festival, the 2018 Maine All-State High School Mixed Chorus, an all-Guillaume concert at the Lincoln Center in NYC, and concerts with the Imbroglio Sextet at Carnegie Hall and at the 2018 ISME World Conference in Azerbaijan. Guillaume also writes film music – he has written original film and documentary scores for the Los Angeles based company Loyola Productions.

Featured Recordings

Upcoming premiere – “A Journey To Freedom”

New Composition – “Finding a Home” (SATB Chorus)

Featured Video

Workshops

Guest Conducting

conducting the 2019 Idaho State University Choral Invitational Festival

Virtual Workshops

Virtual workshops from my home in Portland, Oregon

In-Person Workshops

Working with local choirs in Oregon

Residencies

include workshops with ensembles, lectures and one-on-one composition lessons

Guest Conducting

conducting the 2019 Florida All-State Middle School Treble Chorus