Meet Your 2016 Academy Fellows, Part Five!

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we feature two of the participants in the 2016 Chamber Music Institute: Boson Mo, and Meagan Turner.   1. How did you first get involved with music? My mom really wanted me to learn the piano and the cello, so at the ripe age of 3, my mom would give me piano lessons (she played a little) after work each day. 2. Why did you want to spend part of your s...

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Meet Your 2016 Academy Fellows, Part Four!

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we feature three of the participants in the 2016 Chamber Music Institute: Drew Comstock, Geoffrey Conquer, and Naomi Woo.   1. How did you first get involved with music? I saw my cousin Reid playing the cello when I was 3 years old and thought, that’s the coolest person I know, so that must be the coolest instrument to play! A year later my parents bo...

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Meet Your 2016 Academy Fellows, Part Three!

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we feature three of the participants in the 2016 Art of Song program: Helen Becqué, Adanya Dunn, and Whitney Mather. 1. How did you first get involved with music? I have always wanted to be a pianist. My dad used to color-code songs for me and I would play them on a little toy piano. In Belgium, where I grew up, the music education system works a little di...

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Meet Your 2016 Academy Fellows, Part Two!

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we feature four of the participants in the 2016 Art of Song program: Ellen McAteer, Rose Naggar-Tremblay, Madeleine Christie, and Rachael Kerr. 1. How did you first get involved with music? I struggled with speech problems as a child, so at the suggestion of my speech therapist I joined a choir at the age of 8. I loved singing and remained in choir until a...

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Meet Your 2016 Academy Fellows, Part One!

We are only a few days away from the start of our 2016 Summer Academy and in the next weeks, we will be introducing the talented young musicians attending the Chamber Music Institute and Art of Song program. In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we are proud to feature violinist Daniel Koo, violist Emily Eng, and violinist Sophia Szokolay. 1. How did you first get involved with music? My...

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Catch Up With 2014/15 Academy Alumnae Daniel Fuchs

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we speak with violinist Daniel Fuchs. A Fellow in the 2014 & 2015 Academy, Daniel has been working in Montreal as a freelance chamber and orchestral musician, with the long term goal of one day forming his own quartet. In the immediate future, Daniel is heading out east to Memorial University in order to complete his Masters degree. We recently s...

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Catch Up With Rory McLeod, Three Time TSM Academy Alum!

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we speak with violist, educator and Pocket Concerts Artistic Director Rory McLeod. A three-time fellow of the TSM Academy, Rory has since gone on to perform with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, the Smithsonian Chamber Players, and the orchestras of the Canadian Opera Company and the National Ballet of Canada. However, it is his work with Pocket Conc...

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Catch Up With 2011/12 Alumnae Emily Rho

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we speak with pianist Emily Rho, who attended the TSM Academy in 2011 & 2012.  Since then, Emily has gone on to complete her Masters degree at the University of Toronto’s music program and become an in-demand Toronto based chamber musician and educator.  Most notably, Emily is the co-director of Pocket Concerts, a popular concert company th...

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Catch Up With 2011 Alumnae Anne Weber

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we catch up with violinist Anne Weber, who attended the Toronto Summer Music Academy in 2011. Based in Germany, Anne has worked extensively with a number of different orchestras and chamber groups that include the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Le Concert Olympique, and the Munich Chamber Orchestra to name a few.  While she will be spending her summer per...

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Catch Up With TSM Alumnae Marc Labranche

In this week’s edition of Fellow Fridays, we catch up with cellist Marc Labranche who attended the Toronto Summer Music Academy in 2011. Based in Montreal, Marc has built an impressive reputation as one of the most in demand chamber and orchestral cellists in Quebec. Marc has had the opportunity to perform on a number of stages across North America, Europe, and Asia, which has included worki...

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