WHO'S WHO | Oakville Chamber Orchestra
By Member on January 2, 2015
2014/15 marks the 31st season of the Oakville Chamber Orchestra, originally known as the Oakville Chamber Ensemble. Founded in 1984 as a group of amateur string players, this musical group has steadily grown in size, aspirations and quality into its current form. The core of the orchestra is that of string players, with professional section leaders, augmented by wind, brass and percussion players, allowing for the presentation of a large musical repertoire by masters of all periods. While the number of musicians changes according to the needs of the music performed, the basic raison d’être remains as amateur musicians presenting the music they love in a smaller, more intimate chamber setting....
WHO'S WHO | World’s Top Composers Featured in Esprit Orchestra 2015-16 Season
By Member on September 10, 2015
Music by the world’s most important and influential composers combines with brilliant Canadian compositions in Esprit Orchestra’s 2015-2016 Subscription Concert Series conducted by Alex Pauk.
WHO'S WHO | Christina Petrowska Quilico
By Member on October 21, 2014
Hailed by the New York Times at 14 for her “promethean talent” after making her orchestral debut along with Murray Perahia, Christina Petrowska Quilico has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center and Merkin Hall, among others in New York. She has also been soloist with the Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg and Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestras and National Arts Centre Orchestra, as well as with orchestras in Taiwan, Greece and the US. Juilliard-trained, she has premiered 18 piano concertos and recorded well over 150 new works, four earning JUNO nominations. Among her 36 titles are eight piano concertos. She was named one of 20 international “not to miss pianists” of 2014 by the CBC, which also put her CD Glass Houses Revisited on CBC Music’s “TOP 30 best Canadian classical recordings ever”. This CD was also put on two other top 10 lists by the CBC and was one of Centrediscs’ alltime top selling CDs...
WHO'S WHO | Toronto Summer Music Festival & Academy Introduces 3 Programs for Adult Amateur Musicians
By Member on January 14, 2015
Are you an advanced amateur musician looking for an opportunity to connect with other musicians who share your passion? The TSM Community Academy invites you to play and sing for pleasure and push your abilities to a new level, while spending a week with artists of the Toronto Summer Music Festival. The Community Academy offers advanced amateur musicians a unique opportunity to hone their skills and take part in Toronto’s premier summer classical music festival. Participants will enjoy access to all mainstage TSM Festival Concerts, lectures, and events (Aug 2-9) and the program includes the possibility of a performance onstage at Walter Hall...
WHO'S WHO | The Chamber Music Society of Mississauga
By Member on December 12, 2014
Since 1997 The Chamber Music Society of Mississauga (CMSM) has created, produced, performed and recorded professional cultural programs for audiences of all ages. Each season CMSM presents a "Saturday Evening Great Hall Concert Series", an “Out and About” the community free performances in public spaces and as funding permits, curriculum based performances of “Tales and Tunes for Toonies” for young families and elementary school audiences.
WHO'S WHO | International Resource Centre for Performing Artists
By Member on November 11, 2014
The International Resource Centre for Performing Artists is a dedicated service organization for Musical Artists. It was incorporated in 1985 to (a) support freelance performers in the music field to make the transition from student to professional and to assist them to reach their goals at various stages in their careers, and (b) To inform and inspire audiences with increased knowledge and appreciation of the development of Canadian musical performing artists.
Programs are designed to enable performers to grow in their artistry and gain access to international contacts of the highest standards, in order to be employed at home and abroad.
WHO'S WHO | Toronto Summer Music Festival and Academy
By Member on October 29, 2014
An international classical music festival and academy that is entering it’s tenth season, Toronto Summer Music Festival brings world-renowned performing artists to Toronto for an unparalleled combination of concerts, guest lectures and Masterclasses.
“Toronto Summer Music has become one of the city’s most eagerly awaited summer cultural events, and I am thrilled to welcome audiences to our festival and academy where we create and foster connections between great artists and great music.” says Douglas McNabney.