Artist Biographies

Ultraviolet Ensemble

Ultraviolet Ensemble

UltraViolet was created as an ensemble for performing works curated at New Music Edmonton’s yearly festival, Now Hear This. UltraViolet’s members bring an immense wealth of experience to performing new music, individually and collaboratively.

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Quasar Saxophone Quartet

Quasar Saxophone Quartet

Fascinated by the music of our times, the Quasar saxophone quartet is dedicated to the creation and promotion of contemporary music. The group’s ventures include instrumental music, improvisation, and electronics.

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Vertical City

Vertical City

  Vertical City is an interdisciplinary performance hub consisting of an evolving group of artists exploring the relationship between traditional theatrical performance and guided audience interaction. Drawing on a spectrum of approaches, including installation,...

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Ensemble Made in Canada

Ensemble Made in Canada

Ensemble Made In Canada is rapidly gaining recognition as Canada’s premier piano quartet. Awarded the 2006 CBC Galaxie Stars Award from the Banff Centre for the Arts, EMIC was featured in 2008 Chatelaine Magazine’s 80th anniversary issue as “Women to Watch” and an ensemble that is leading the next generation of classical musicians.

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Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM+)

Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM+)

More than an ensemble, ECM+ produces multidisciplinary concerts and showcases Canadian musical creation throughout the country. Renowned for her flair and her appetite for risk-taking, artistic director Véronique Lacroix is passionate about creation…

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Tyondai Braxton & Eucademix

Tyondai Braxton & Eucademix

The son of award-winning avant-garde musician Anthony Braxton and a graduate of the Hartt School conservatory, one might not have expected Tyondai Braxton to be part of the one of the most successful indie rock groups of the mid-2000s.

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Véronique Mathieu

Véronique Mathieu

Canadian violinist Véronique Mathieu has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout Asia, Canada, Europe, South Africa, South America, and the United States. She was a prizewinner in the 2012 Eckhardt–Gramatté Contemporary Music Competition and the 2010...

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Stephanie Chua

Stephanie Chua

Stephanie Chua is an expressive and versatile Canadian pianist devoted to presenting and performing contemporary works through musical insight and innovative programming. She has been broadcast across Canada on CBC Radio 2 and in Finland, Armenia, Hungary and...

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Anna Pidgorna

Anna Pidgorna

Anna Pidgorna (b. 1985) is a Ukrainian-Canadian composer, artist and vocalist who combines sound, visual arts, writing and carpentry in her work.

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Flannery Cunningham

Flannery Cunningham

Composer Flannery Cunningham is fascinated by illusion and auditory perception, the expressivity of voices, and the performative possibilities of interactive electronics. She aims to write music that surprises and delights. Among others, she has...

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