Aidan Pendleton – viola

Born in Vancouver, Aidan Pendleton began her first training on the violin with Gwen Thompson at the Vancouver Academy of Music and then with Mayumi Seiler at the University of Toronto. In 2001 [...]

Joe Poole – drums

Joe Poole earned his degree in Jazz Performance under the guidance of Oscar Peterson, gaining Jazz Report Magazine’s Best Post-Secondary Jazz Musician award along the way. He has performed in [...]

Sarah Hagen – piano

Pianist Sarah Hagen is a sought-after soloist and chamber musician, performing in concerts across Canada as well as in the United States, France, Italy, Germany and Sweden. She currently makes [...]

Keith Allison -piano technician

Keith Allison is a piano tuner-technician, sales consultant and jazz musician. He is owner of Allison Piano in Victoria, BC since 1969, specializing in piano restoration and sales of vintage and [...]

Cris Dirksen cellist/singer-songwriter

Cris Derksen is a young half-cree classically trained Canadian cellist whose captivating melodies and steadfast baselines have captured the attention of local and international audiences. She is [...]

Adrian Anantawan – violin

Canadian violinist Adrian Anantawan has established himself as one of the most dynamic young musicians of his generation. In the words of the Philadelphia Inquirer, “the hand is artifice, the [...]

Keith MacLeod – clarinet

Described as one of Canada’s fine clarinetists, Keith MacLeod brings to Victoria a wealth of experience and insight. He has played across Canada and the United States for such orchestras as the [...]

Borealis String Quartet

The Borealis String Quartet has created a sensation across Canada with its dynamic performances, passionate style, and refined musical interpretations.  Featured frequently on CBC Radio, the [...]

Marcus Thompson – viola

Marcus Thompson has appeared as viola soloist, recitalist and chamber music player in series throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East. He was featured as soloist with the Symphony [...]

True North Brass Quintet

True North Brass burst onto the scene in 1997, and has since solidified its reputation as one of the world’s finest brass ensembles. TNB’s membership includes two outstanding composer/arrangers [...]