Festival of the Sound - Parry Sound, Ontario The musical gem of the Muskoka District celebrates their 35th season this summer. Providing artistic harmony on the shores of Georgian Bay, this 24 day festival with over 75 concerts is led by Artistic Director James Campbell.
Ottawa Chamberfest - Ottawa, Ontario The Gryphon Trio continues their relationship and celebrates the 20th anniversary season of Ottawa Chamberfest. Under the artistic direction of Roman Borys, this milestone season of the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival will be commemorated with their most ambitious programming of music and performers.
Midland Summer Serenade - Midland, Ontario Brookside Music Association originated in 2010 when its Artistic Director John French began hosting performances for local citizens in his home. Now entering its 5th season of professional presentations, this year's Summer Serenade 2014 festival hosts 13 concerts throughout July and August.
Elora Festival - Elora, Ontario The Elora Festival is an internationally acclaimed annual festival led by Artistic Director and Conductor Noel Edison that attracts capacity crowds to the village of Elora. This four week festival ranges from large-scale classical choir and orchestra to chamber ensembles to intimate evenings of jazz and popular music.
Brott Music Festival - Hamilton, Ontario Now entering its 27th season, the Brott Music Festival is the largest non-profit orchestral music festival in Canada, and the only festival with a full-time, professional orchestra-in-residence. Under Artistic Director and Conductor Boris Brott, this festival is renowned for its extremely high artistic standard of training and performances.
Oregon Bach Festival - Eugene, Oregon Since 1970, the Oregon Bach Festival has celebrated the music and legacy of J.S. Bach, in an unequalled environment of performance, discovery, and community, during the refreshing early summer of the Pacific Northwest. After a herculean artistic directorship of 43 years by Helmuth Rilling, 2014 celebrates the next generation under Artistic Director Matthew Halls.
June 24 - July 14, 2014 - Guy Few (various engagements)
Stratford Summer Music - Stratford, Ontario Stratford Summer Music, an annual multi-week music festival with over 100 events featuring 350+ artists, is set in both indoor and outdoor venues throughout downtown Stratford. Since 1955, it has been reincarnated many times, and today is under the leadership of John A. Miller.
Kincardine Summer Music Festival - Kincardine, Ontario Celebrating its 23rd season, Kincardine Summer Music Festival features jazz, blues, classical, and world music performances combined with music education programs. This annual two week musical celebration is located on the shores of Lake Huron.
San Miguel Chamber Music Festival - San Miguel, Mexico With concerts in the historical Teatro Angela Peralta, the 3 week-long Festival Internacional de Musica San Miguel de Allende is in its 36th year of presenting world class chamber music.
Pianist Jane Coop will continue her summer tradition of teaching and performing at Kneisel Hall Chamber Music School and Festival located in the coastal village of Blue Hill, Maine. Ms. Coop is involved in intensive chamber music coaching, and their concert performances. Today Kneisel Hall continues to maintain its historic prominence as one of the most significant chamber music programs in the United States.
July 4 - 25, 2014 - Jane Coop (various engagements)
The Gryphon Trio has a very busy summer ahead of them with teaching and performing at two prominent music institutions. In Canada, the piano trio will be at the Orford Academy located in the beautiful Eastern Townships of Quebec. They will be coaching a one week workshop for young pre-formed chamber ensembles. In the US, the Gryphon Trio will join the St. Lawrence String Quartet as Guest Faculty for the SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar at Stanford University in California.
June 20 - 29, 2014 - Stanford SLSQ Seminar July 13 - 19, 2014 - Orford One-week Workshop Friday, July 18, 2014 - Orford Concert
GRYPHON TRIO WITH SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY July, 2014
AKAM is very excited about the Gryphon Trio's San Francisco Symphony debut this coming August! Under the direction of conductor Edwin Outwater (Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony), the Gryphon Trio will perform Beethoven's Triple Concerto in C Minor with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Symphony Hall.
Friday, August 1, 2014 - "The Beethoven Revolution"
TorQ AND STRATFORD July, 2014
In addition to performances at the 2014 Stratford Summer Music Festival, TorQ Percussion Quartet will host their annual week-long seminar for percussion students alongside special guest, world renowned percussionist Nebojsa Jovan Zivković.
In association with Stratford Summer Music, where TorQ will be the Ensemble-in-Residence, this seminar offers contemporary percussion music making, solo and chamber performance opportunities, master classes, and round-table discussions. Scholarships to the seminar are generously supported by Yamaha Canada Music.
July 20 - 27, 2014 - TorQ Percussion Seminar in Stratford