Bio

Tate Pumfrey, (b. 1998) from Thamesville, Ontario, and based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is a composer with a strong interest in Catholic sacred music, organ music, chamber works, as well as Gregorian chant and Celtic music. He has recently completed a Master's of Composition at York University in Toronto, Ontario, under the supervision of composer Stephanie Martin. Before that, he completed a Bachelor of Arts at Western University in London, Ontario. Organist-composers Gilles Maurice Leclerc and Rachel Laurin have been mentors over the years, and Tate also studies the pipe organ. He has completed two of three planned hymnals in collaboration with Australian lyricist-organist Christian Catsanos.