George Rahi (b 1987) is a composer and sound artist based in Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish territories. He uses self-created and altered instruments as a method of exploring the intersections between acoustic and digital technologies, modes of listening, and spatial and architectural thinking. His work includes installations, instrument making, compositions for pipe organ, solo & ensemble performance, and works for radio, theatre and public spaces. He has presented throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He holds an MFA from Simon Fraser University and is the recipient of the 2018 R. Murray Schafer Soundscape award. In 2019 he began a year-long mentorship with sound artist and kinetic sculptor Trimpin.


12/12/2020    Exhibition at Seeing Sound, Bath, United Kingdom

10/03/2020    Installation and Performance with Vancouver New Music, Canada

08/01/2020    Installation at Wonderment, Garden City Electronic Music Society, Victoria, Canada

02/01/2020    Performance at Kunst-Station Sankt Peter, Köln, Germany

11/01/2019    Artist Talk and Performance at Modulus Festival, Music on Main, Vancouver

09/23/2019   Guest Composer in Residence at EMS (Elektronmusik Studion), Stockholm, Sweden

09/01/2019   Installation at IN VITRØ: Artificial Sonification, Matera, Italy

07/08/2019   Sonologues at Vancouver Public Library, Redshift Music Society, Canada

05/25/2019   Performance at Regenerative Feedback WORM, Rotterdam, Netherlands

04/21/2019   Installation at Fusebox Festival, Austin, United States

01/27/2019   Performance at Jogjakarta Noise Festival, Indonesia

11/24/2018   Artist Talk at Sound Thinking, Surrey Art Gallery, Canada

11/23/2018   Performance at the Pacific Spirit United Church, Vancouver, Canada

10/12/2018   Performance & Sound Installation at SPEKTRUM (with Tristan Perich + Lesley Flanigan), Berlin        

10/05/2018   Installation at Global Composition, Darmstadt, Germany