Featured Artists

2022-23 Season Featured Artists

Paul Moody

Paul Moody (he/him) is a Toronto based music director and educator.  He holds a B. Mus in Classical Piano Performance from McGill University, a MA in Music Education from University of Toronto and has completed additional studies in piano performance through Humber College’s Jazz program and the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.  Read more

Dior String Quartet

Joined together from Israel, Korea-Canada, Saint Lucia, and the USA, the Dior Quartet is the Quartet-in-Residence at the Glenn Gould School, Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, Canada. Read more

Bageshree Vaze, voice & dance

Bageshree Vaze is an Indo-Canadian dance artist and musician. She trained in Kathak dance with Jai Kishan Maharaj in New Delhi, and studied vocal music with the renowned Veena Sahasrabuddhe. Bageshree has five CDs to her credit, including Tarana, an album of music for Indian dance, which was released in India by Times Music under the name Khanak. Read more

Pulse Music Collective TO

Pulse Music Collective TO was formed in 2019 as a collaboration between a music therapist and a professional cellist who saw the inherent connections between both areas of practice within the realm of the performing arts. Dr. SarahRose Black (music therapist specializing in oncology and palliative care clinical music psychotherapy)… Read more

Raine Hamilton

A classical violinist and musicologist by training, Raine and the trio offer string-quartet-like arrangements of Raine’s original songs. They call this chamber-folk, a hybrid of the classical tradition of string quartet chamber music, with the singer songwriter folk that comes so naturally to Raine. Read more

Tesla String Quartet

From cutting edge contemporary works to established masterpieces, the Tesla Quartet’s emotive and thoughtful interpretations reveal the ensemble’s deep commitment to the craft and to their ever expanding repertoire. The quartet recognizes the power of their platform to amplify underrepresented voices and to encourage the proliferation of an equitable and just future for society as well as a hospitable climate for posterity. Read more

Bora Kim

Violinist Bora Kim is from Toronto, Canada, where she made her soloist debut with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra in 2009, performing 7 concerts at Roy Thomson Hall. Read more

Diane Kolin

Diane Kolin is a jazz and classical singer, a music educator, and a voice teacher. She is he is the founder of ArtsAbly, a company that offers diverse activities related to accessibility and disability in the arts. Read more

Jaideep Goray

Growing up as a Deaf Indian/Canadian, Jaideep Goray always has a passion for acting & performance. He believes you don’t have to be hearing to enjoy the surroundings of dialogue theater – acting is already within you, it is the natural facial expression, body language and rhythm of our being. Read more

Pankaj Mishra, Sarangi

Pankaj Mishra was trained from an early age by the renowned Sarangi player of the famous Banaras Gharana, late Pt. Mahesh Prasad Mishra. Pankaj has received the mantle of his musical forebears with the greatest respect and humility whilst working diligently to earn the reputation of an accomplished representative of an impressive and unique musical family.  Read more

James Baley and Kyla Charter

Toronto’s James Baley is a Juno-winning music creator and multi-disciplinary artist whose radiant energy continues to establish him as a distinctive and magnetizing performer. Read more

Pratibha Arts

Pratibha Arts is an organization dedicated to enhancing the arts landscape of Ontario and Canada to reflect its cultural diversity, presenting in particular dance and music forms originating from South Asia. Read more