Zoë Bentley Zoë Bentley has been writing and singing songs since the tender age of fifteen. With a wide spectrum of talent, her vocal purity is on full display reminding many of the song styling's of Mariah Carey, the introspection of Sheryl Crow and the soul of Patsy Cline.
Canadian Brass Five brass musicians — each a virtuoso in his own right — make up the legendary Canadian Brass. Friends Chuck Daellenbach and Gene Watts first came together in 1970 to form a brass quintet — a chamber music setting not entirely new, but never before having garnered the success and storied career Canadian Brass would achieve over the next 40 years.
Crash Kelly Crash Kelly was founded in 2002 by Toronto, Canada-based session musician Sean Kelly -- an avowed fan of pop-savvy '70s hard rockers like Cheap Trick, Kiss, and Alice Cooper, and unapologetic disciple of English glam rock icon Marc Bolan.
Mary Lou Fallis Mary Lou Fallis holds a unique position in the music scene as "Canada's foremost musical comedienne." Known to thousands of viewers and listeners across the country for the Bravo! television series Bathroom Divas, her CBC Radio series Diva Diaries, and to hundreds of theatre-goers for her 'Primadonna' series of one-woman shows.
Janina Fialkowska An official Steinway artist, pianist Janina Fialkowska is beloved the world over for her exquisite playing and has enchanted audiences for over thirty years with her glorious lyrical sound, her sterling musicianship and her profound sense of musical integrity.
H2 H2 is a musical collaboration between multi-talented flugelhorn and trumpet player Mike Herriott and guitarist Sean Harkness. H2 offers original compositions and jazz explorations of new ideas combining Sean’s guitar and Mike’s flugelhorn, along with other sidemen as needed.
Hannaford Street Silver Band The Hannaford Street Silver Band is Canada's award winning-professional brass band and Resident Company of Toronto's St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts. Its mission is to honor the traditions of this art form and at the same time, place it in a contemporary context with a unique Canadian point of view.
Sean Kelly Sean Kelly, a native of North Bay, Ontario, is a guitarist of many talents – fronting the glam-rock band Crash Kelly (named for Sean's real-life Uncle, who got the nickname as a rough and tough minor league hockey player).
Daniel Lichti Bass-baritone Daniel Lichti is acclaimed as one of Canada's finest concert and oratorio singers, and continues to build on his successes with major North American symphonic, choral and concert organizations, his activity extending to the concert halls of Europe, Japan, South America, and Israel.
Jeff Nelsen Edmonton-born horn virtuoso Jeff Nelsen's chamber music experience is considerable and varied. Having joined Canadian Brass in 2000, he has performed hundreds of concerts with the world famous brass group in concert halls throughout Europe, Asia, North and South America.
Brandon Ridenour Brandon Ridenour is a multi-talented musician – a trumpet virtuoso, an accomplished pianist as well as composer and arranger. He attended the Juilliard School as well as the Music Academy of the West, where he studied with the Canadian Brass summer program.
Avis Romm Avis Romm’s love affair with the piano began as early as age three. That passion led her to studies at The Juilliard School, where she earned her BM and MM degrees. While in New York, she became a popular freelance and recording artist. In addition, she performed as a solo and ensemble pianist for radio, television and stage throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan...
Ronald Romm Ronald Romm was a founding member of the world-famous Canadian Brass, performing with the group since its inception. A trumpet virtuoso without peer, he was voted one of the 'Top 12 Brass Players of the 20th Century' by Brass Bulletin Magazine...
R. Murray Schafer R. (Raymond) Murray Schafer is a Canadian composer, writer, music educator and environmentalist perhaps best known for his World Soundscape Project, concern for acoustic ecology, and his book The Tuning of the World. He was the first recipient of the Jules Léger Prize in 1978.
Giles Tomkins Bass-baritone Giles Tomkins is in demand as one of Canada's leading young singers, widely recognized for his vocal virtuosity and lyricism in an impressive range of repertoire. His voice has been called "sweet but manly" complete with "lovely phrasing and beautiful placement" by Opera Canada.
Trio Lyra From their first performance in 1978, the members of Trio Lyra have enjoyed a mutual devotion to beauty and perfection in musical expression which is instantly communicated to their audiences.