Stephanie Orlando (b.1993) has had her work performed by Esprit Orchestra, 5th Wave Orchestra, Duo D'Entre-Deux, the Freesound Series, Femmeldoy Chamber Music Collective, Stereoscope Saxophone Duo, junctQin Keyboard Collective, Daniel Ramjattan, Nikki Joshi, and Yang Chen.
Her catalogue contains works for standard ensembles to less common performing forces—orchestra, amplified pill bottles, and everything in between. Her current interests include mixed media composition, creative coding, and using technology in combination with classical instruments.
One of her current projects is a series of mixed media solo and chamber works that explore various aspects of mental health treatment. Through this long term project she seeks to create honest and vulnerable works that connect with listeners who see themselves in her work and feel represented in bringing the conversation on mental wellness to the concert stage.
Stephanie has received funding for commissioning, travel, and professional development from the Canada Council for the Arts, Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, SOCAN Foundation, and the Association of Canadian Women Composers. She is an Associate Composer of the Canadian Music Centre (CMC) and a board member of the Association of Canadian Women Composers (ACWC/ACC).
Her work "crank/set" for percussion and electronics was recently released on Yang Chen's album longing for_. Upcoming projects include commissions for Esprit Orchestra in spring 2023, Sonority Sisters in summer 2023, and Slow Rise Music in fall 2023.