Featured Artists

2022-23 Season Featured Artists

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

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

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

Alex Samaras

Alex Samaras is a singing artist. His output as a performer and recording artist span every genre and style. Alex leads his own band, Tryal, and has released two records since 2017. His vocal group Grex, founded by Alex in 2010 explores the extremes of the human voice and the body/voice connection. Read more


Triology is a supergroup of three award winning Canadian jazz musicians – Jodi Proznick on bass, Miles Black on piano and Bill Coon on guitar. 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

Sisu Ensemble

Meeting during the pandemic, soprano Emili Losier and pianist Jenna Richards founded the voice-piano duo, Sisu Ensemble, out of a love for collaboration and music-making. Sisu Ensemble brings their joy of music to audiences of all kinds, carefully curating programs that are entertaining while evocative. 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

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

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

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

Tristan Savella

Filipino-American pianist, Dr. Tristan Savella has been an active soloist and chamber musician in the
United States, Canada, and Europe. His career has taken him to performances at Carnegie’s Weill Recital
Hall in New York City, the Schloss Mirabell in Salzburg, Austria, and the Canadian Opera Company’s
Richard Bradshaw Amphitheatre in Toronto. Read more