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Along with outstanding chamber music coaching, the festival is pleased to offer a series of musician health and wellness workshops hosted by experts in their fields. Western music faculty will offer seminars in technique, interpretation, and practical career advice geared to creating well-rounded musicians for the twenty-first century.

Music faculty:
Scott St. John - violin
Annette-Barbara Vogel - violin
Geoff Nuttall - violin
Thomas Wiebe - cello
Ensemble Made in Canada - Elissa Lee, violin; Sharon Wei, viola; Rachel Mercer, cello; Angela Park, piano
Stéphan Sylvestre - piano

Workshop hosts:
Shane Cook - fiddling jam party (opening night)
Mei Lee - Alexander Technique
Leila Kelleher - Musicians’ injuries and biomechanics
Matthew Schmidt - Luthier
Mary Lou Smoke, Dan Smoke - First Nations’ drum circle
Yoga instructor - TBA
Tai Chi instructor - TBA