Composers

Andrew Harbridge

Andrew Harbridge

Andrew Harbridge, ACCM  Andrew Harbridge, recipient of the Gold Medal of Excellence from Conservatory Canada, is a resident of Peterborough, Ontario. He has taught a large class of musicians in...

Andrew Harbridge

Andrew Harbridge, ACCM  Andrew Harbridge, recipient of the Gold Medal of Excellence from Conservatory Canada, is a resident of Peterborough, Ontario. He has taught a large class of musicians in...

Beth Hamilton

Beth Hamilton

Beth Hamilton (b. 1978) was born and raised in Ajax, Ontario. Her studies began at an early age as her mother’s first piano student. Beth sang in choirs, played alto...

Beth Hamilton

Beth Hamilton (b. 1978) was born and raised in Ajax, Ontario. Her studies began at an early age as her mother’s first piano student. Beth sang in choirs, played alto...

Carolyn Pratt

Carolyn Pratt

Carolyn is an experienced piano and rudiments teacher, a member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association and the Royal Conservatory of Music  College of Examiners (theory). She is also...

Carolyn Pratt

Carolyn is an experienced piano and rudiments teacher, a member of the Ontario Registered Music Teachers’ Association and the Royal Conservatory of Music  College of Examiners (theory). She is also...

Christopher Norton

Christopher Norton

Christopher Norton was born in New Zealand and began composing early. By the age of 16, he had an orchestral work performed and broadcast. Completing an honours degree in music...

Christopher Norton

Christopher Norton was born in New Zealand and began composing early. By the age of 16, he had an orchestral work performed and broadcast. Completing an honours degree in music...

David Dahlgren

David Dahlgren

David Dahlgren (b. 1947) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  He obtained a Bachelor of Music in composition from the University of Manitoba; he also holds a Bachelor of Education from...

David Dahlgren

David Dahlgren (b. 1947) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  He obtained a Bachelor of Music in composition from the University of Manitoba; he also holds a Bachelor of Education from...

Debra Wanless

Debra Wanless

Debra is a pedagogy specialist whose students have earned the Cora B. Arhens Award for pedagogy excellence. She is principal and founding member of Northern Lights Canadian National Conservatory of Music and...

Debra Wanless

Debra is a pedagogy specialist whose students have earned the Cora B. Arhens Award for pedagogy excellence. She is principal and founding member of Northern Lights Canadian National Conservatory of Music and...

Diane Hunter

Diane Hunter

Diane Hunter grew up playing the piano and maintains a studio in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has taught piano and theory to students of ages five to eighty-five over twenty years....

Diane Hunter

Diane Hunter grew up playing the piano and maintains a studio in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She has taught piano and theory to students of ages five to eighty-five over twenty years....

Emily Doolittle

Emily Doolittle

Canadian-born, Glasgow-based composer and researcher Emily Doolittle’s music has been described as  “masterful” (Musical Toronto), “eloquent and effective,” and “the piece that grabbed me by the heart” (The WholeNote). Recent...

Emily Doolittle

Canadian-born, Glasgow-based composer and researcher Emily Doolittle’s music has been described as  “masterful” (Musical Toronto), “eloquent and effective,” and “the piece that grabbed me by the heart” (The WholeNote). Recent...

Ernst Schneider

Ernst Schneider

Ernst Schneider received his early music training in Germany. In 1958 he immigrated to Canada, where he continued his music education. Among his teachers were Lloyd Powell, Helen Silvester, and...

Ernst Schneider

Ernst Schneider received his early music training in Germany. In 1958 he immigrated to Canada, where he continued his music education. Among his teachers were Lloyd Powell, Helen Silvester, and...

Ian Green

Ian Green

Ian Green was born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario and resides in Hamilton, Ontario. Playing piano since he was 5 years old, Ian enjoys playing all styles of music...

Ian Green

Ian Green was born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario and resides in Hamilton, Ontario. Playing piano since he was 5 years old, Ian enjoys playing all styles of music...

Ina Dykstra & Jan Randall

Ina Dykstra & Jan Randall

Ina Dykstra Ina Dykstra received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Alberta, where she studied with Dr. Ernesto Lejano and Dr. Helmut Brauss.  She also...

Ina Dykstra & Jan Randall

Ina Dykstra Ina Dykstra received her Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Alberta, where she studied with Dr. Ernesto Lejano and Dr. Helmut Brauss.  She also...

Jack Behrens

Jack Behrens

Born in Lancaster, PA in 1935, Jack Behrens began piano studies at age seven; his interest in composition developed almost simultaneously.  At the Juilliard School (B. Sc., M. Sc.) he studied...

Jack Behrens

Born in Lancaster, PA in 1935, Jack Behrens began piano studies at age seven; his interest in composition developed almost simultaneously.  At the Juilliard School (B. Sc., M. Sc.) he studied...

Jen Smith Lanthier

Jen Smith Lanthier

Jen Smith Lanthier grew up in Port Elgin, Ontario and began playing the piano at age four. She studied Theory and Composition as well as early keyboards at the University...

Jen Smith Lanthier

Jen Smith Lanthier grew up in Port Elgin, Ontario and began playing the piano at age four. She studied Theory and Composition as well as early keyboards at the University...

Jesse Brown

Jesse Brown

Jesse Brown is a Canadian piano teacher, performer, session musician, and composer with an eclectic history of work that dates back to 1991. Initially schooled by his mother as he...

Jesse Brown

Jesse Brown is a Canadian piano teacher, performer, session musician, and composer with an eclectic history of work that dates back to 1991. Initially schooled by his mother as he...

Joyce Pinckney

Joyce Pinckney

Joyce Pinckney began her music education in Wiseton, Saskatchewan. She completed training in the field of nursing before returning to the study of piano and harmony at the University of...

Joyce Pinckney

Joyce Pinckney began her music education in Wiseton, Saskatchewan. She completed training in the field of nursing before returning to the study of piano and harmony at the University of...

Julianne Warkentin

Julianne Warkentin

Julianne Warkentin is a creative Canadian Composer, inspiring teacher, festival adjudicator, performer and presenter. Along with her ARCT in Piano Performance from the University of Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music,...

Julianne Warkentin

Julianne Warkentin is a creative Canadian Composer, inspiring teacher, festival adjudicator, performer and presenter. Along with her ARCT in Piano Performance from the University of Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music,...

Karen Rowell

Karen Rowell

Karen Rowell was born to a musical family, in Woodstock, Ontario. At age 17, while studying with Gwen Beamish, Karen attended the Banff School of Fine Arts Gifted Youth program. Following...

Karen Rowell

Karen Rowell was born to a musical family, in Woodstock, Ontario. At age 17, while studying with Gwen Beamish, Karen attended the Banff School of Fine Arts Gifted Youth program. Following...

Kevin Knelman

Kevin Knelman

Kevin and his love of composing go back to the first moment he picked up a guitar, and next thing he knew, a pencil appeared and music poured out. Many...

Kevin Knelman

Kevin and his love of composing go back to the first moment he picked up a guitar, and next thing he knew, a pencil appeared and music poured out. Many...

Laureen Kells

Laureen Kells

Laureen Kells is a private music teacher in the East Central area of Saskatchewan where she has taught for 23 years.  She holds a Diploma in Primary / Elementary Piano...

Laureen Kells

Laureen Kells is a private music teacher in the East Central area of Saskatchewan where she has taught for 23 years.  She holds a Diploma in Primary / Elementary Piano...

Lynette Sawatsky

Lynette Sawatsky

Lynette Sawatsky began her musical training at the age of four and completed her performer’s A.R.C.T. in piano while in high school. She holds a Bachelor of Education (elementary) from...

Lynette Sawatsky

Lynette Sawatsky began her musical training at the age of four and completed her performer’s A.R.C.T. in piano while in high school. She holds a Bachelor of Education (elementary) from...

Maeve Gilchrist

Maeve Gilchrist

MAEVE GILCHRIST, harpist, singer, composer and producer Described by one critic as “a phenomenal harp player who can make her instrument ring with unparalleled purity”, Maeve Gilchrist has taken the...

Maeve Gilchrist

MAEVE GILCHRIST, harpist, singer, composer and producer Described by one critic as “a phenomenal harp player who can make her instrument ring with unparalleled purity”, Maeve Gilchrist has taken the...

Nancy Telfer

Nancy Telfer

Nancy Telfer was born in Brampton, Ontario, and raised on a farm northwest of Toronto. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Western Ontario,...

Nancy Telfer

Nancy Telfer was born in Brampton, Ontario, and raised on a farm northwest of Toronto. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Western Ontario,...

Norine Broomhead

Norine Broomhead

Norine is active as a piano and theory teacher, Music for Young Children teacher, festival adjudicator and accompanist, examiner with CNCM, pianist and accompanist at First Baptist Church Mount Forest,...

Norine Broomhead

Norine is active as a piano and theory teacher, Music for Young Children teacher, festival adjudicator and accompanist, examiner with CNCM, pianist and accompanist at First Baptist Church Mount Forest,...

Olivia Adams

Olivia Adams

Olivia is a pianist, teacher, researcher, author, and music festival adjudicator. She holds a MA in Music and Feminist Studies from the University of Ottawa, an Honours B.Mus. in Piano...

Olivia Adams

Olivia is a pianist, teacher, researcher, author, and music festival adjudicator. She holds a MA in Music and Feminist Studies from the University of Ottawa, an Honours B.Mus. in Piano...

Randy Demmon

Randy Demmon

John Randolph (Randy) Demmon, began performing music in his home province of British Columbia at a very early age. He sang and played piano in pop and blues bands through...

Randy Demmon

John Randolph (Randy) Demmon, began performing music in his home province of British Columbia at a very early age. He sang and played piano in pop and blues bands through...

Rémi Bouchard

Rémi Bouchard

Rémi Bouchard, born on March 15, 1936 in Laurier, Manitoba, began his musical education with the “Presentation of Mary” nuns. After studying with Gerald Death in Neepawa, he undertook more...

Rémi Bouchard

Rémi Bouchard, born on March 15, 1936 in Laurier, Manitoba, began his musical education with the “Presentation of Mary” nuns. After studying with Gerald Death in Neepawa, he undertook more...

Thelma Gillis

Thelma Gillis

Thelma Gillis (1927) was born in Theodore, Saskatchewan attaining her Associate Degree from Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto and Licentiate Degree from Trinity College, London, England, studying with Dr. Lyle...

Thelma Gillis

Thelma Gillis (1927) was born in Theodore, Saskatchewan attaining her Associate Degree from Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto and Licentiate Degree from Trinity College, London, England, studying with Dr. Lyle...

Wendy Edwards Beardall-Norton

Wendy Edwards Beardall-Norton

Wendy Edwards Beardall-Norton was born in Toronto, Ontario, and raised in Hamilton. She had her first piano lessons at the age of 5 in Orillia, where she spent every summer...

Wendy Edwards Beardall-Norton

Wendy Edwards Beardall-Norton was born in Toronto, Ontario, and raised in Hamilton. She had her first piano lessons at the age of 5 in Orillia, where she spent every summer...

Wes Froese

Wes Froese

Wes Froese is a composer, performer and music educator in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He studied at the University of Regina with Bill Moore, and at the University of Saskatchewan with Robin...

Wes Froese

Wes Froese is a composer, performer and music educator in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He studied at the University of Regina with Bill Moore, and at the University of Saskatchewan with Robin...