Victoria Cheong aka New Chance

MUSICAL TRAINING

2019      Vocal training (privates, group classes, maintenance practice with Fides Krucker (ongoing since 2019)

2021      Music Residency & Workshop, The Art of the Audio Essay, facilitated by Steve Goodman, CAMP, France

DISCOGRAPHY

2021.     Real Time (LP as New Chance) Vinyl and digital release on We Are Time

2019.     Hardly Working (EP as New Chance) Vinyl and Digital release on AND/AND

2018.     It Says New Chance, (EP as New Chance) Digital release on Bedroomer

2015.     Rosé Porn Soundtrack EP (under Victoria Cheong), vinyl and digital release

2015.     It’s not a Problem it’s a Situation (single, as New Chance) Long Winter 7” vinyl

2014.     Ear Rationelle (as New Chance) cassette and digital release on Healing Power Records

SELECTED NEW CHANCE PERFORMANCES

2019.     The Music Gallery, collaborative performance with Willi Williams, Toronto

              Longboat Hall. Solstice, Toronto

              Toronto Fringe Festival, PS Music Fest, Toronto

              Arts Everywhere Festival, Guelph, ON

2018.     Sappy Fest, Sackville, NB

              Slut Island, Bar Le Ritz, Montreal

2017.     Roy Thompson Hall Patio Series, Roy Thompson Hall, Toronto

              XPACE 2017-2018 Programming Launch Party, Xpace, Toronto

              Strange Day at the Bay, Bayfront Park, Hamilton

              OBEY CONVENTION Festival, Halifax, NS

              Ottawa Explosion Festival, St. Alban’s Church, Ottawa, ON

              NADA Art Fair (presented by Night Gallery), Skylight Clarkson, New York

              Royal Canadian Legion, Art Spin Afterparty , Toronto

              Cooper Cole Gallery, Ice Pix record release, Toronto

2016.     Drake Underground, Bedroomer, Toronto

              Strangebarn, (with Inga Copeland), Hamilton, ON

              Comfort Zone , Highest Order Record Release, Toronto

2015.     Black Box Theatre/ The Great Hall, Long Winter, Toronto

              X Avant, (with Tyondai Braxton) The Music Gallery, Toronto

              Electric Eclectics (with Mykki Blanco) Funny Farm, Meaford, ON

              Incline, Decline Festival, Guelph ON

              EX-VEE Artscape Gibraltar Point’s Anniversary, AGP, Toronto

              Bar Le Ritz (with Jennifer Castle, Tasseomancy), Bar Le Ritz, Montreal

              Strangewaves Festival, Hamilton, ON

2014.     Lula Lounge , Bridges (performed with Lido Pimienta, Tanya Tagaq), Toronto.

              Double Double Land, (with Space Lady), Toronto

PERFORMANCES WITH NICE HANDS (collaborative duo with poet Aisha Sasha John)

2019.     Women in Space Festival, Burdock, Toronto.

2019.     Images Festival, The Costume House, Toronto

2019.     Venus Fest, The Opera House, Toronto

2019.     Doo-Red, Toronto Biennial of Art, Toronto

SELECTED SPECIAL COMPOSITIONS/ SONGS:

2021.     (upcoming release) It’s Me Robin (New Chance Remix), Bernice, Telephone Explosion

2021.     Score for Aisha Sasha John performance, Diana Ross Dream, Dancemakers Centre for Creation

2021.     (upcoming release) Toon Trap, for Seth Scriver animated feature film

2020.     Annie Likes Drumrolls, Chandra mixtape Vol. 1. We Are Time

2020.     Airwave (New Chance remix), New Fries, Ever New compilation

2019.     Break My Waves Instrumental, Song for Is There Room for the Meek, video by Lisa Smolkin

2019.     Losing Myself (New Chance remix), LAL, 7” release

2019.     Eve, for Meals from A Movement, audio art exhibition, Koffler Gallery, Toronto

OTHER SPECIAL PROJECTS & COMMISSIONED WORKS:

2020.     Harbinger – Composer and performer, dance performance, choregraphed by Ame Henderson, Toronto

2019.     To Valerie Solanas and Marilyn Monroe in Recognition of their Desperation, Pauline Oliveros, performer and improvisor,

              Toronto City Hall, Council Chambers

2018.     A Study on Collision and Empathy, Can Asian Festival. Composer for dance work by David Norsworthy & Justin DeLuna

2017.    The Openings at Black Creek Hatch, Harbourfront Center – Performer and improviser in Jonathan Adjemian’s work of original                                    compositions

              Image Search, NTS Radio, commissioned mix of selections reggae covers collection.

2016.     TDT House of Dreams –commissioned DJ mix with original compositions for Alicia Grant’s choreographic work, Toronto Dance Theatre

              Toronto Covers Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, creation, arrangement and performance of cover songs by Toronto artists

              Summer Drift: An Ambient Environment For 10 Players, Dancers and Soundscape

              Performer and improviser in Brandon Hocura’s work. Summerworks Festival

2015-

2018.     Rosé Porn – composer and performer in multi-disciplinary dance show in collaboration with Zoja Smutny. Presented at Dancemakers                      (Toronto), Art Gallery of Ontario, Night Gallery (Los Angeles), Darling Foundry (Montreal)

              Out of Season – composer/performer of original music for dance duet by Ame Henderson & Matija Ferlin, (Public Recordings), presented                in Croatia (Istrian National Theatre, Ganz Novi Festival, Zagreb Dance Centre) Ottawa (Canada Dance Festival), Montreal(Usine C)

2013.     Zebra – composer of original music for dance by Allison Peacock for her thesis work, SODA MFA, Berlin

              Another Thousand Mountains –Musical Director and performer for choreography by Barb Lindenberg. The Music Gallery, Toronto

CURATORIAL AND COMMUNITY WORK:

2015-

2017.     Member of the Music Gallery Artistic Advisory Board, including participation on 2016 panel discussion “What does experimental music                  mean in Toronto”

2008-

2016      Healing Power Records Co-curator & Artistic Director of record label

2016.     Every Song I’ve Ever Written, music curator for Jacob Wren’s performance work, Harbourfront World Stage