Welcome to our 2018-2019 season!

Postcards from Abroad — We are excited to present a panorama of music in 2018-2019. Inspired by travels taken and journeys only dreamed of, these musical pictures will showcase favourite haunts and faraway places. Our travels “by ear” will also bring you four exceptional soloists, as well as the winners of this season’s Young Artists’ Competition.

October 28, 2018French Flair – with pianist Talisa Blackman.

December 9, 2018Christmas Delights – with flautist Sara Traficante.

February 24, 2019The Silk Road – with violinist Angel Wang.

May 12, 2019American Proms – a tribute to Benny Goodman, with clarinetist Bob De Angelis.


Venetian Mask

American Proms – Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm

Clarinetist Bob De Angelis will have you dancing in the aisles with his toe-tapping, high energy tribute to Benny Goodman – the “King of Swing.” Katelyn Emery and Eena Yoon, the winners of our 2018 Young Artists’ Competition, will perform. The perfect Mother’s Day treat! The conductor is our new Music Director, Denis Mastromonaco.

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Eena Yoon, cello — 2018 YAC Junior Winner

Eena Yoon is a fifteen-year-old cellist who lives in Toronto, Canada. Her passion for music began at the age of three, when she started her music career by learning the piano. Eena began learning the cello at the age of seven, studying with Ashley Choi. Currently, she...

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Katelyn Emery, violin — 2018 YAC Senior Winner

Twenty-two-year-old Burlington native Katelyn Emery began her violin studies at the age of three. When she was nine, Katharine Rapoport of the University of Toronto welcomed Katelyn into her studio. Concurrently she studied at the Phil and Eli Taylor Academy for Young...

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Bob De Angelis, clarinet

Bob De Angelis is often referred to as Canada’s own “King of Swing.” His clarinet prowess has earned him world class status as one of the globe’s finest jazz clarinetist. He is a multiple award winning instrumentalist, including two JUNO Awards and was awarded the...

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