Originaire de Québec, la mezzo-soprano Marie-Annick Béliveau a d’abord étudié le violon et le hautbois avant de faire ses études en chant à l’université McGill avec Jan Simons. Elle y a aussi étudié la musique contemporaine avec Bruce Mather. Elle s’est rapidement taillée une place comme interprète de premier plan dans ce répertoire, créant plus d’une trentaine d’œuvres au Canada et en Europe. En 2015, elle montait sur scène pour chanter le spectacle solo Les Chants du Capric
Canadian pianist Jack Olszewski is a solo and collaborative pianist that has performed throughout Canada, the United States, and Europe. He holds multiple degrees in piano performance from McGill University, and most recently graduated with an Artist Diploma in collaborative piano where he studied with Michael McMahon. Mr. Olszewski is an alumni of the Orford Music Festival, The Banff Centre, Opera NUOVA, the Franz-Schubert-Institut, Toronto Summer Music Festival, and the St.
A passionate chamber musician and advocate of contemporary music, cellist Emma Schmiedecke
was most recently a visiting artist at both the Fresh Inc. New Music Festival in Chicago and the
Vermont Mozart Festival Summer Fellowship in the summer of 2017. She has been mentored by
composers Joan Tower, George Tsontakis, John Corigliano, Ana Sokolovic, and Susan Botti, and
has performed with the Da Capo Chamber Players, Fifth House Ensemble, Against the Grain
Katherine Watson is an acclaimed Canadian developing musician that currently resides in Toronto. For the past half-decade, Katherine has established herself as one of Toronto’s emerging classical/contemporary flutists. She has premiered dozens of new compositions written for flute, has recorded live for CBC radio, as well as recorded for and appeared in films such as Pompeii (2014) and Brad’s Status (2017). Most recently, Katherine was invited on full scholarship to attend th