Music by the Sea
Mentorship Programme


The MBTS Fellowship Artist Mentorship Programme is one of Canada’s best focused and detailed chamber music opportunities available. It is an intensive ten-day period prior to the MBTS Festival.  Emerging artists are selected by invitation and work with Faculty to prepare chamber works which are subsequently performed at the festival, alongside Company Artists.  The selected artists attend as full scholarship Fellowship Artists (click to see past Fellowship Artists below).


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Fellowship Artist Programme Faculty

2021 Fellowship Artists

Isabel Lago – Violin

Filipino-Canadian violinist Isabel Lago is an active and passionate soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. She has performed as concerto soloist with the Fraser Valley Symphony, the Richmond [...]

Madeline Hocking – Violin

Originally from Powell River, Canada, Madeline Hocking is emerging as a dynamic performer and collaborator based in New York City. She has a passion for exploring all sounds, colours and effects [...]

Kendra Grittani – Cello

Kendra Grittani is an experienced young cellist, having started playing at only four years old. Kendra has completed her Masters in cello performance at McGill University with accomplished [...]

Julien Altmann – Viola

Born in 1995, Julien Altmann is a Toronto-based, French-American violist. Julien spent the early part of his life in California studying viola at the Crowden School of Music in Berkeley, CA as [...]