Trevor Grahl is winner of the McGill-CBC composition competition and of the Young Composers' Meeting in Apeldoorn 2010. Grahl's works include Le violon extraordinaire de Fifi Labranche (2005), Urquitaqtuq (2007), Symphony No. 1 (1999–2000) and The Village Blacksmith (2003) on a text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. His works have been performed by the de ereprijs orchestra, the Deep River Symphony Orchestra, the Valley Festival Chorus and Orchestra, Luke Fowlie and the McGill Wind Symphony among others.
Grahl received his M.A. in Music Composition from the University of California, San Diego in 2009 and M.M. from the Conservatory of Amsterdam, working with Richard Ayres. Grahl currently resides in Amsterdam, where he works as a freelance composer and organist.