Artist Biographies

Pro Coro Canada

Pro Coro Canada

Founded in 1981 by Canadian Michel Marc Gervais, Pro Coro Canada is a resident ensemble at the Francis Winspear Centre for Music. In addition to a subscription concert series in Edmonton, the choir performs regional concerts in surrounding Alberta centres, and runs a...

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Mark McGregor

Mark McGregor

Described as a musician of “huge physical energy,” flutist Mark Takeshi McGregor has been lauded by the press as “mind-blowing” and “verging on the superhuman.” He has performed in festivals and music series across North America, Europe, Australia, and Israel,...

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Quatuor Molinari

Quatuor Molinari

Founded in 1997 by violinist Olga Ranzenhofer in hommage to artist Guido Molinari, (who, apart from lending his name to the Quartet, also designed its logo), the Molinari Quartet’s mandate is threefold: to perform and promote twentieth and twenty first century works...

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ensemble mosaik

ensemble mosaik

ensemble mosaik was founded in 1997 by young instrumentalists and composers in Berlin and has developed, as an especially multifaceted and adventurous experimental formation, into one of Germany’s most renowned ensembles for contemporary music. Its recognized high...

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Andrea Young

Andrea Young

Andrea Young is a Canadian musician specializing in experimental voice and live-electronics. She performs an acoustic, amplified, processed and resynthesized voice, as well as a re-purposed sound-controlling voice enabled through feature extraction and data-driven...

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Wild West New Music Ensemble

Wild West New Music Ensemble

The Wild West New Music Ensemble is Calgary’s newest professional chamber music ensemble. Specializing in the contemporary classical repertoire and led by emerging conductor Mélanie Léonard, this ensemble is comprised of some of Calgary’s top professional musicians, most of whom occupy positions in the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Luminous Voices

Luminous Voices

Luminous Voices is Calgary's new professional chamber choir. The choir's mission is to engage audiences in exceptional choral music through stirring performances, workshops and recordings. Comprised of some of the finest ensemble singers in Calgary, the choir also...

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Gianetta Baril

Gianetta Baril

Award-winning harpist Gianetta Baril has had a distinguished solo career for over 30 years. While concertizing throughout Germany, France, England, Poland, and the Czech Republic, she consistently received glowing praise for her charming presence, dramatic artistry...

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Sarah Slean

Sarah Slean

Over the course of her 15-year career Sarah Slean has made eight albums, starred in two short films and a movie musical, published two volumes of poetry, held exhibitions of her paintings, written two string quartets, and shared the stage with five of the country’s...

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Mount Royal Artio Choir

Mount Royal Artio Choir

The name Artio is derived from the Celtic word for "bear," and was the name of a Gallo-Roman goddess who often took the form of a bear. She represented creative, bold and emergent abundance — all qualities that describe the singers who make up Mount Royal Artio and...

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