Artist Biographies

Land’s End Ensemble

Land’s End Ensemble

Land’s End Ensemble of Calgary (John Lowry, violin; Beth Root Sandvoss, cello and Susanne Ruberg-Gordon, piano) is dedicated to introducing audiences to new music by Canadian and International composers, and to performing landmark chamber works of the 20th and 21st centuries.

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Meitar Ensemble

Meitar Ensemble

Praised by the NY Times for their “excellence, poise and precision,” the Meitar Ensemble, founded in 2004 by artistic director Amit Dolberg, has established itself as a prominent array of virtuosos specializing in contemporary music.

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Duo-Zéphyr

Duo-Zéphyr

Sophie and Jean-Michel Goury focus mainly on the realization and implementation of a solid catalogue of works, associating new and adapted repertoires based on the organically-inherent Gaubert-Boehm fingering system, presented in the form of workshops, lectures, master-classes and traditional or staged recitals.

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Eve Egoyan

Eve Egoyan

Eve Egoyan is a concert pianist who specializes in the performance of new works. Her intense focus, command of the instrument, insightful interpretations, and unique programmes welcome audiences into unknown territory, bridging the gap between them and contemporary composers.

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Paramirabo

Paramirabo

Ensemble Paramirabo is a group of five versatile and innovative musicians who strive to bring new life to the performance of art music by presenting creative programming that embraces collaborations with other artists and stretches the boundaries of the traditional concert experience.

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Thin Edge New Music Collective

Thin Edge New Music Collective

The Thin Edge New Music Collective believes that contemporary music is a powerful medium which has the ability to comment and reflect on modern society in a unique and poignant way.

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The Rubbing Stone Ensemble

The Rubbing Stone Ensemble

Calgary-based Rubbing Stone Ensemble is dedicated to the highest artistic standards of new music performance. With a special focus on commissioning new works and featuring local musicians and composers, Rubbing Stone Ensemble strives to nurture the musical environment that surrounds it. Variable instrumentation allows the ensemble to create boundless contemporary music experiences, and a sense of bold exploration underlies each new performance venture.

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Robert Dick, Flute

Robert Dick, Flute

With equally deep roots in classical music old and new and in free improvisation and new jazz, Robert Dick has established himself as an artist who has not only mastered, but redefined the flute. Known worldwide for creating revolutionary visions of the flute's...

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Quasar Saxaphone Quartet

Quasar Saxaphone Quartet

Ardent devotees of the music of our time, the Quasar saxophone quartet is dedicated to premiering and promoting contemporary music that is multi-dimensionally conceived. Celebrated for its energy, audacity and exceptional technical ability, Quasar explores different aspects of artistic creation from instrumental music to live electronics, from improvisation to instrumental theatre.

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Andrea Neumann

Andrea Neumann

Violinist and violist Andrea Neumann is a native of Alberta. She received her Bachelor of Music degree in Violin Performance from the University of Toronto where she studied with Lorand Fenyves.

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