The Three “B’s” of music!
Beethoven, Bourbon, and Bamfield.

In the early evening — From the balcony of the Bamfield residence of MBTS  Mentoring Artist Steven Dann, viola (Toronto),  we can hear Steven and the three 2013 Fellowship Artists: Marc Labranche, cello (Montreal); Sheila Jaffé, violin (Montreal / Berlin); Aaron Schwebel, violin (Toronto / Montreal) — read through late Beethoven string quartets,  while company artists Keith Hamm, viola (Toronto),   MBTS Chamber Music Advisor Marc Ryser, piano (Boston), Artistic Director Christopher Donison,  sip Bourbon with the stunning Bamfield Inlet just meters away!

Music by the Sea 2012

Highlights from the annual performance residency combining world-class classical and jazz performers in a 9-concert series, in the incredibly beautiful Pacific Northwest

A 2009 performance of Kelpaphonics.

This music was collectively a creation of The True North Brass and is performed on bull kelp harvested off the Westcoast of Vancouver Island.  The Toronto-based brass quintet was in residence at MBTS 2009

What if you could construct an instrument spanning the size of a city, country – or even the globe? Well…