It’s been a busy time for Listen Up!, our ground-breaking artistic outreach program. We now have two permanent Listen Up! hubs - the first in Ottawa and our newest in Etobicoke.
Students from Sydenham and Frontenac public schools have been working with composer John Burge and poet Trevor Strong since last September.
The Gryphon Trio is now in its 22nd year and sat down with William Littler in December to look not only backwards but to what's coming next.
This amazing education program has been running since last fall and brings together students from six different communities in the Northwest Territories.
Between May 26-30, 2015 the culmination residency for Listen Up! NWT will take place in Yellowknife, with kids and teachers from Fort Smith, Fort Simpson, Hay River, Inuvik, Norman Wells and Yellowknife participating.The project has been in progress since it launched in September 2014. In November, composers Jeffrey Ryan and Carmen Braden undertook an epic [...]
David Perlman talks with Jamie Parker of the Gryphon Trio about his life as a performer, professor and a Parker.
The Gryphon Trio will be giving a two week Piano Trio workshop at the Orford Academy from May 31st to June 13th, 2015.
Roman Borys will be traveling to Graz, Austria early in February to sit on the jury for the 9th International Chamber Music Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music. Close to 400 musicians from 48 countries will participate in the Categories of Duo, Piano Trio and String Quartet with total prize money of 100,000 euros. You [...]
Stop #3 on the Listen Up tour: Inuvik. At 68.4°N latitude, we were a couple of degrees north of the Arctic Circle, and as far north as we would get on this tour. Read the rest here.
Jeffrey Ryan and Carmen Braden are continuing the Listen Up! journey in NWT over the coming weeks. You can follow Jeff on his blog and watch for updates on our Facebook and Twitter.