Shelley Hanson

Shelley Hanson

Canadian-born conductor Shelley Hanson is widely respected for her work as a music director, conductor, and keyboardist throughout Canada and the United States. She has conducted and performed in productions with The Musical Stage Company, Charlottetown Festival, and...
Sara Traficante, flute

Sara Traficante, flute

Sara Traficante is a versatile flutist who is in demand as a performer and recording artist for her expressive musicality, technical mastery, and creative approach across musical genres. As a chamber musician and soloist, Sara has been featured at Festival of the...
Talisa Blackman, piano

Talisa Blackman, piano

Talisa Blackman has performed with some of the top orchestras from North America and Russia. She most recently appeared as soloist with the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Ronald Royer performing Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 in October...
Jennifer Higdon, composer

Jennifer Higdon, composer

Jennifer Higdon is one of America’s most acclaimed and most frequently performed living composers. She has become a major figure in contemporary Classical music, receiving the 2010 Pulitzer Prize in Music for her Violin Concerto, a 2010 Grammy for her Percussion...
Angel Wang, violin

Angel Wang, violin

Renowned violinist Angel Wang has established herself as a violinist of exceptional ability in both China and Canada in solo, chamber and orchestral settings. In China she was a member of the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra and established the Angel Trio, performing...
Michael Berec

Michael Berec

Music has always played a vital role in the life of award-winning, Hungarian-Canadian conductor/composer Michael Berec. After graduating with a Master‘s in Music, Michael transitioned from the world of academia to a career in music for film and television. He has over...