Our Artists

VC2 Cello Duo

VC2 is an innovative cello duo able to captivate audiences through their performances of classical masterworks, unknown gems and boundary pushing music. Comprised of cellists Amahl Arulanandam and Bryan Holt, the Toronto-based duo presents artistically challenging yet accessible programs and have performed in venues ranging from intimate pubs to Roy… Read more

Ladom Ensemble

Ladom Ensemble combines piano, cello, accordion, and percussion in a unique blend of acoustic chamber and world music that is passionate, sophisticated, and wild. The group met and formed in 2007 while studying music at the University of Toronto. Individual members hail from Alberta (Michael Bridge – accordion), Toronto (Beth… Read more

Quatuor Despax

(FR) Cendrine Despax, violon Jean Despax, violon Maxime Despax, alto Valérie Despax, violoncelle Formé en 2003 à Gatineau par quatre frères et sœurs, le QUATUOR DESPAX donne régulièrement des concerts dans la capitale nationale du Canada, en Outaouais ainsi qu’à Montréal. Il se produit dans différents festivals ou séries de… Read more

Min-Jeong Koh, violin & Bo-Yon Koh, piano

  Praised for her “extreme versatility” and “simply unbeatable beauty of tone” (Berliner Zeitung), Min-Jeong Koh maintains a busy schedule as a concert violinist and as an educator. As a member of the Cecilia String Quartet, First prizewinners of the 2010 Banff International String Quartet Competition and prize winners of… Read more

Alex Samaras

Alex Samaras is recognized as one of North America’s leading singers in the jazz, experimental and new music idioms. He has performed with Meredith Monk Vocal Ensemble, Beverley Glenn Copeland, Jackie Richardson, Marvin Hamlisch among others.  Alex leads his own vocal group GREX, exploring the extremes of the human voice in the context of ancient… Read more

Rebekah Wolkstein & Drew Jurecka

Celebrated for her stunning virtuosity, nuance and broad musical versatility, Wisconsin-born violinist, Rebekah Wolkstein has established a strong presence on the Toronto music scene. As a classical violinist, Rebekah has performed and toured extensively with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, The National Ballet of Canada, The Canadian Opera Company, and in… Read more

The Mercer-Park Duo

Since their debut recital in 2006, cellist Rachel Mercer and pianist Angela Park have delighted audiences across North America with their passionately committed performances and “dazzling blaze of virtuoso musicianship”.  Having performed worldwide as soloists and chamber musicians, they currently work together in such acclaimed groups as the Mercer-Park Duo,… Read more

Michael Bridge

Lauded as “a wizard of the accordion,” Michael Bridge is internationally-renowned for his warm stage personality, stereotype-smashing versatility, and blazing virtuosity. Named one of CBC’s “30 Hot Classical Musicians Under 30”, he made his solo orchestral debut with the Boston Pops at 17 and gives over 100 concerts per year… Read more

Laura Swankey, vocalist

  Based in Toronto, Canada, Laura Swankey is an eclectic and skilled improvising vocalist known for her versatility, creativity and open mindedness. In 2015 she completed a Bachelor of Jazz Vocal Performance at the University of Toronto and attended the Banff Centre’s Creative Music Workshop thanks to the Ken Page… Read more

Ensemble Made In Canada

Ensemble Made In Canada (EMIC) is rapidly gaining recognition as Canada’s premier piano quartet. Awarded the 2006 CBC Galaxie Stars Award from the Banff Centre for the Arts, EMIC was featured in 2008 Chatelaine Magazine’s 80th anniversary issue as “Women to Watch” as an ensemble that is leading the next generation… Read more

TorQ Percussion Quartet

  Described by the Ottawa Citizen as “Outstanding – no, make that astonishing!”, Canada’s premiere percussion ensemble TorQ Percussion Quartet continues to bring new vitality to percussion repertoire and performance in every situation and opportunity. Renowned for their engaging performances, members Richard Burrows, Adam Campbell, Jamie Drake, and Daniel Morphy… Read more