Keri Latimer is a musician from Winnipeg, Manitoba. With her alt-folk group Leaf Rapids and previous band Nathan she has been touring internationally for 15 years. Aside from crooning about vultures and barbershop stabbings, she plays the theremin and scores music for film.
Career highlights include featured solo performances with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, most notably in 2018 for the Canadian premiere of Bjork's composition, Family for strings. She has contributed music for films including Academy Award nominated feature film Frozen River by Courtney Hunt, Only Dream Things by Guy Maddin, and Shelagh Carter’s feature film, Before Anything You Say.
With the help of Canada Council, the Winnipeg Arts Council and the Manitoba Arts Council Keri is currently composing an album of music for theremin which will be released in 2019.
So thrilled to receive a Breakout West Award, thanks to everyone who voted and to the Breakout West Committee. There are not a lot of women composing for film, so I appreciate this bit of cred.