Mary Gardiner, composer, B.A. Honours (Music), A.R.C.T. (Piano Performance) has composed for piano (including a piano concerto), string orchestra, voice, choir, chamber and vocal ensembles. A Founding member and former Chair of the Association of Canadian Women Composers, Gardiner was also active for many years as President of the Alliance for Canadian New Music Projects (ACNMP’s Contemporary Showcase, a festival of music by Canadian composers for students is now a national festival.)