Faculty Performances & Presentations

Please note: Many faculty performances and presentations were cancelled during 2020-22 owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

2022

Theodore Baerg. June - July, 2022. Stage Director, Brott Opera Festival production of La Cenerentola by G. Rossini. Boris Brott Hall, Hamilton Place.

Mark Ramsay. May 2022. Co-presented “Tenors and Basses to the Front: composing and performing tenor/bass choral music” with Dr. Matthew Emery at PODIUM 2022: Canada’s National Choral Conference and Festival on May 22, 2022.

Sharon Wei. May 13, 2022. Edmonton, AB Edmonton Recital Series with New Orford String Quartet *Robert Uchida, violin

Jonathan De Souza. May 9–11, 2022. “Harmonica, Guitar, Whistling: The Many Voices of Toots Thielemans.” Keynote address, Toots Thielemans (1922–2016): A Century of Music across Europe and America, Royal Library of Belgium (KBR), Brussels. (invited)

Thomas Wiebe. 2022. Fridays Series, von Kuster Hall, Western University, with Erika Raum (winner, Szigeti Violin Competition, faculty, University of Toronto) (Chamber Music Performance).

Stéphan Sylvestre. June 8, 2022. Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Music Series: Brahms symphonies with Angela Park.

Jonathan De Souza, July 13–15, 2022. “Musical Ensembles as Dynamic Social Networks.” Musical Togetherness Symposium, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien, Vienna.

Sharon Wei. 2022. Trio for 2 violins and viola. Esmail, Reena (Composer). (Premiere performance of new commissioned composition.)

Emily Abrams Ansari. March 18, 2022. “Faith, Trauma, Resistance, and Resilience in the Revolutionary Songs of Civil War El Salvador,” keynote for McGill University’s Music Graduate Symposium. (Invited)

Stéphan Sylvestre. June 18, 2022. Five at First concert series, Hamilton: with Angela Park.

Jonathan De Souza, February 16, 2022. “Mesurer la texture musicale.” Polyphonie du monde (Dr. Jonathan Goldman), Université de Montréal.

Sharon Wei. May 9, 2022. Calgary, AB Mount Royal University Piazzolla Ballet Tango, Montgomery Strum, Braden Raven Conspiracy, Dvorak American String Quartet New Orford String Quartet

Thomas Wiebe. 2022. Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Katherine Helsen. July 1, 2022. Catholic Choral Symposium: Chant, Palestrina, and the Quest for Perfection

Jonathan De Souza, May 26, 2022. New Instruments for Theory Exploratory Workshop, Durham University.

Sharon Wei. March 2, 2022. London, ON. Western University. Braden Raven Conspiracy, Montgomery Strum, Barber Adagio, Dvorak American Quartet with New Orford String Quartet

Thomas Wiebe. 2022. Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto. Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Katherine Helsen. June 1, 2022. Tafelmusik Choral 40th Anniversary Web Roundtable: panelist (1 of 3)

Sharon Wei. March 6, 2022. Vancouver, BC. Vancouver Chamber Music. Braden Raven Conspiracy, *Montgomery Strum, Barber Adagio, Dvorak American Quartet with New Orford String Quartet

Mark Ramsay. May 2022. Conducted Exultate Chamber Singers in performance at PODIUM 2022: Canada’s National Choral Conference and Festival on May 23, 2022.

Jonathan De Souza, January 20, 2022. “Intercorporeality in Musical Ensembles.” Department of Music Visiting Scholar Series, University of Pittsburgh (invited)

Mark Ramsay. May 2022. Conducted  Exultate Chamber Singers in performance on May 13, 2022. The “Home in the 6ix” concert featured all Toronto-based composers and included three world premieres.

Sharon Wei. April 9, 2022 London, ON. Symphonia London. Richard Mascall’s Viola Concerto

Sophie Roland. 2022. Recital, Fridays at noon, Western University (Art Song)

Stéphan Sylvestre. March 18, 2022. Western University, Von Kuster Hall, Brahms symphonies with Angela Park.

Kyung Kim. March 6, 2022. Guest Artist Concert, Northwest Nazarene University, Nampa, ID (Solo/Chamber Music)

Jonathan De Souza, February 2, 2022. “How to Write a Canon.” Young Artists’ Pre-College Academy, London, ON.

Sharon Wei. May 7, 2022. Halifax, NS *Cecilia Concerts Elgar Quintet, *Cusson Songs for voice and quartet, Ravel Quartet New Orford String Quartet Philip Chiu, piano *Marion Newman, voice

Sharon Wei. May 5, 2022. Toronto, ON Private House Concert Piazzolla Ballet Tango, , Ravel Quartet, Dvorak American String Quartet New Orford String Quartet

Katherine Helsen. May 5-6, 2022 Tafemusik: Pre-concert Lectures: Bach’s Mass: a fugue in 5 voices
in the key of B minor

Sharon Wei. May 12, 2022. Calgary, AB Mount Royal University Side-by-side concert with students Dvorak Piano Quintet, Elgar Introduction and Allegro New Orford String Quartet and students of Mount Royal University. Conductor: Rolf Bertsch

Kyung Kim. May 10, 2022. Magisterra Soloists at the Museum, Museum London, ON (Solo/Chamber Music)

Stéphan Sylvestre. 2022. University of Lethbridge Noon Hour series, solo recital

Sharon Wei. March 20, 2022. Montreal, QC. Pro Musica. Braden Raven Conspiracy, Montgomery Strum, Barber Adagio, Dvorak American Quartet with New Orford String Quartet

Jonathan De Souza. November 2022. Analyzing Musical Instruments: Interdisciplinary Perspectives and Possibilities. Peer Learning Program Workshop, Society for Music Theory Annual Meeting, New Orleans.

Sharon Wei. March 5, 2022. Vancouver, BC Vancouver Chamber Music. Braden Raven Conspiracy, Montgomery Strum, Barber Adagio, Dvorak American Quartet with New Orford String Quartet

Robert Toft. February 8, 2022. Invited speaker at the Music Research Forum, Department of Music, Durham University, UK (via Zoom)

Sharon Wei. April 2022. Ziigwan Concerto for solo viola and orchestra Mascall, Richard (Composer). (Premiere performance of new commissioned composition.)

Jonathan De Souza, August 4–7, 2022. “Long-Term Pitch Memory for Standard Guitar Tuning” (with Andrew Goldman and Stephen Van Hedger). Society for Music Perception and Cognition Biennial Meeting, University of Oregon.

Sharon Wei. May 9-12,2022. Calgary, AB Mount Royal University with New Orford String Quartet

Stéphan Sylvestre. May 29, 2022. London Community Orchestra, ON, May 5: Guest soloist.  Mozart concerto K.488.

Sharon Wei. April 23, 2022. Houston, TX. River Oaks Chamber Orchestra. Viet Cuong “Renewal” Cynthia Lee Wong “In the Blink of an Eye” (World Premiere) Adashi “The Sun beings to fade” (World Premiere) Bermel “Industrial Scars” (World Premiere) *Milhaud “Creation of the World” Beethoven Eroica Symphony. Rei Hotoda, conductor.

Thomas Wiebe. 2022. Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music CBC National Radio. Radio Broadcast with ARC Ensemble (Erika Raum, Marie Berard, Barry Shiffman, violins, Steven Dann, viola, Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet, David Louie, Dianne Werner, piano) 

Sharon Wei. March 4, 2022. Vancouver, BC. Vancouver Chamber Music. Braden Raven Conspiracy, *Montgomery Strum, Barber Adagio, Dvorak American Quartet with New Orford String Quartet

Betty Anne Younker, Kinghorn, E. E., Kim, A. 2022. Exploring relationships between self-
reported “chills,” described characteristics of self-selected music and motivation
for music listening. Poster Presentation, Society for Music Perception and
Cognition22 Conference (SMPC22), Portland, OR.

Benedict, C., Curtis, L., Betty Anne Younker. 2022. De-constructing leadership with El
Sistema Youth: Growth through reflexivity. Paper presentation, 35th Bi-Annual
International Society for Music Education Conference (ISME). Online conference Brisbane, AUS.

Betty Anne Younker, Hess, J., Ray, J. 2022. The humanness of educating. Panel presentation: Past, present, and future of music education. Keynote dialogue, panel presentation. 150th celebration, School of Music, Boston University, Boston, MA.

Denis Jiron. July 17, 2022. Bass Trumpet, Die Walküre - Act 3, Los Angeles Philharmonic.


2021

Thomas Wiebe. 2021. Fridays Series, Western University, with Scott St. John (former Violinist, St. Lawrence String Quartet, faculty, University of Toronto), Annalee Patipatanakoon (Gryphon Trio, faculty University of Toronto), Erika Raum (faculty, University of Toronto) and Mark Fewer (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet, faculty, University of Toronto), violins, Sharon Wei (faculty, Western  University) and Annemarie Moorcroft (Principal Viola, Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester, Berlin), violas, and Mischa Meyer (Principal Cello, Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester, Berlin), cello. (Chamber Music Performance).

Colleen Richardson. IMC (Interprovincial Music Camp), Parry Sound, ON. 29 August- 5 September 2021 Symphonic Flex Band (Conductor)

Katherine Helsen. March 2021. Tafelmusik: Tafel Talks - The Baroque Chorale
Jonathan De Souza, July 15, 2021 Guest speaker for MAPLE Lab, McMaster University.

Sharon Wei. October 22, 2021. London, ON. Livestream Fridays at 12:30pm. Mendelssohn Octet with Scott St John, violin Erika Raum, violin Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin Mark Fewer, violin Annemarie Moorcroft, viola Misha Meyer, cello Thomas Wiebe, cello

Sophie Roland. 2021. Soloist, El Amor Brujo, Windsor Symphony Orchestra

Robert Toft. July 7, 2021. Keynote address at the Projektwoche, Akademie für Alte Musik, Bremen Hochschule für Künste (via Zoom)

Sharon Wei. April 21, 2021. London, ON. Indigenous Initiatives UWO. Storytelling Series with John Rice, storyteller Richard Mascall, composer (Panel Speaker)

Thomas Wiebe. 2021. Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, CBC National Radio. Radio Broadcast with ARC Ensemble (Erika Raum, Marie Berard, Barry Shiffman, violins, Steven Dann, viola, Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet, David Louie, Dianne Werner, piano)   

Emily Abrams Ansari. November 18, 2021. “Public Concerts and Public Life in Washington: A Panel Discussion on the 75th Anniversary of the Concert Series at Dumbarton Oaks,” hosted by Dumbarton Oaks (online), panelist. (Invited)

Jonathan De Souza. December 3–4, 2021. “What Can You Do with an Ukulele? Instruments and Musical Affordances.” Keynote address, Ukulele International Conference: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Performance, Composition, and Organology, University of Milan.

Sharon Wei. August 8, 2021 Stratford, ON. Stratford Summer Music. Haydn Rider Op. 74 no. 3 quartet Schafer String Quartet no. 6 with Mark Fewer, violin Sarah Pratt, violin Cameron Crozman, cello

Sharon Wei. August 5, 2021. Stratford, ON. Stratford Summer Music. Brahms Ziguernerlieder Op. 103 Brahms g- piano quartet Valverde Clavelitos Iradier La Perla de Triana Yvain La Zingarella Lehar Hör ich Zymbalklange Kalman Heia, heia, in den Bergen with Gryphon Trio Mark Fewer, violin Isabel Bayrakdarian, voice

Jonathan De Souza, February 16, 2021 “Orchestral Bodies.” Barwick Lecture, Harvard University. (invited)

Paul Woodford. Marina Watts (2021, January 20). How do the musical performers at Joe Biden’s inauguration compare to those of Donald Trump? Newsweek Magazine. (consulted as a musical expert; asked to contribute to this article).

Emily Abrams Ansari. November, 2021. “Beyond Objectivity: Embracing Activism in Scholarship and Teaching,” roundtable panelist, Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society (online).

Thomas Wiebe. 2021. Salle Francoys-Bernier, Domaine Forget International Music Festival, St.-Irenee, Quebec, with Catherine Cosbey (violinist, Cavani String Quartet), violin, Julie Hereish (Principal Cello, Edmonton Symphony Orchestra) (Chamber Music Performance).

Sharon Wei. October 29, 2021. 5:30pm and 8pm Toronto, ON Concerts at 100 Lyndhurst Enescu Octet, Mendelssohn Octet with Scott St John, violin Erika Raum, violin Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin Mark Fewer, violin Annemarie Moorcroft, viola Misha Meyer, cello Thomas Wiebe, cello

Jonathan De Souza, May 21, 2021 The Science-Music Borderlands, Princeton University.
Sophie Roland. 2021.. Soloist, UWO Choir Concert, Western University(Art Song)

Jonathan De Souza, March 11, 2021 Guest speaker for Music and Mind Lab, Jacobs School of Music, Indiana University Bloomington.

Sharon Wei. July 31, 2021. Toronto, ON. Livestream Toronto Summer Music. Gubaidulina String Trio with Katya Poplyansky, violin. Allison Rich, cello

Katherine Helsen, M. Daley, July 5 - 9, 2021. “That sticky riff: Gesture and mode in medieval office chants” MedRen Lisbon, 49th Medieval and Renaissance International Music Conference (hybrid- remote and in person)

Jonathan De Souza, June 24, 2021 “Guitar Theory and Guitar Psychology.” Keynote address (Research Day), Guitar Foundation of America Convention, University of Denver.

Sharon Wei. July 28, 2021 5:30pm/ 7:30pm. Toronto, ON. Livestream Toronto Summer Music. Dinuk Wijeratne Antique Songs Caroline Shaw Entrac’te Samy Moussa String Quartet Mendelssohn Op. 13 quarrtet with New Orford String Quartet

Emily Abrams Ansari. October, 2021. “Faith, Trauma, Resistance, and Resilience in the Revolutionary Songs of Civil War El Salvador,” colloquium for Northwestern’s Bienen School of Music. (Invited)

Colleen Richardson. University of Victoria Student Music Educators’ Association (UVSMEA), Zoom March 10, 2021. Motivation, Feedback, and Conceptual Teaching/Leading (invited)

Mark Ramsay. November 2021. Conducted Exultate Chamber Singers in performance on November 14, 2021. The “Exultate Sings Again!” concert celebrated the choir’s 40th anniversary and featured five world premieres.

Jonathan De Souza, July 28, 2021 “The Effects of Interleaved and Blocked Practice on Musical Style Recognition” (with Elizabeth Kinghorn, Rebekka Lagace-Cusiac, Ozgen Demirkaplan, Jessica Grahn, and Christine Carter). International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition/European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music, University of Sheffield.

Sophie Roland. 2021 Creating Connections through Interdisciplinary Collaborations: Reflective Practice and Skills Transfer for Music Students. Paper Presentation for MusCan Canadian University Music Society. with Kelly Bylica and Laura Benjamins.

Sharon Wei. December 1, 2021. Halifax, NS. The Music Room Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Darren Sigesmund’s Double Rainbows Boulanger 3 pieces Bowen Viola Sonata with Angela Park, piano

Emily Abrams Ansari. February 2021. “Decolonizing Trauma Studies in Music: Historical Memory and Civil War El Salvador,” Music, Sound and Trauma: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, (online).

Jonathan De Souza, October 29, 2021 “‘You Can Hear Their Friendship’: Musical Texture, Ensemble Coordination, and Social Network Analysis.” Music Colloquium, University of Maryland. (invited)

Colleen Richardson. OBA Sound Travels Online Honour Band. April 17/May 1, 2021. Intermediate Honour Band Conductor (Zoom) Presentation on Prepping for University Auditions

Sharon Wei. November 5, 2021. Prince Edward County, ON. Prince Edward County Festival. Beethoven string quartet Op. 131. Burry String quartet no. 1 with New Orford String Quart

Thomas Wiebe. 2021, Aeolian Hall, London, with Rebelheart Collective Aeolian Hall with Scott St. John, Erika Raum, violins; Sharon Wei, Viola (Video stream)

Betty Anne Younker 2021. How can we actively plan for a thoughtful post-pandemic comeback in the Arts? Invited to speak at part of a series of panel discussions “Lessons Learned from COVID 19. “ Ontario Band Members Association, Choral Canada, Kodaly Society of Canada. (Invited)

Sharon Wei. October 22, 2021. London, ON/ Livestream Talking Music Research Series. Octet musicians with Jonathan De Souza, “Chamber Music, Friendship, and Mendelssohn’s Octet: A Conversation” Jonathan De Souza, musicologist (Panel Speaker)

Emily Abrams Ansari. February 7, 2021. “Resilience and Resistance in the Folks Songs of Civil War El Salvador: Paths to a Decolonial Research Practice,” colloquium at the School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University. (Invited)
Thomas Wiebe. 2021. Salle Francoys-Bernier, Domaine Forget International Music Festival, St.-Irenee, Quebec, with Steven Dann (former Principal Viola,Royal Concertgebouworkest) (Chamber Music Performance).

Jonathan De Souza, February 17, 2021. “First Steps in First-Species Counterpoint.” Young Artists’ Pre-College Academy, London, ON.

Sharon Wei. December 4, 2021. Antigonish, NS. Antigonish Performing Arts Series. Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet Darren Sigesmund’s Double Rainbows Boulanger 3 pieces Bowen Viola Sonata. With Angela Park, piano

Sophie Roland. 2021 Keynote Speaker, Virtual Global Summit, Dublin, Undergraduate Awards

Katherine Helsen M. Daley, , June 3, 2021. “What we talk about when we talk about Computer-Aided Chant Analysis” Digital Chant Analysis Workshop, University of Bristol, Department of Music (online)

Sharon Wei. July 2, 2021 4:30pm/ 7:30pm. Orford, QC. Orford Centre for the Arts. Dinuk Wijeratne Antique Songs Caroline Shaw Entrac’te Samy Moussa String Quartet Mendelssohn Op. 13 quarrtet with New Orford String Quartet

Sophie Roland. 2021 The Role of the Broker in Interdisciplinary Work Between Music Performance and Music Education. Paper Presentation at Canadian Society for the Study of Education, Congress 2021. with Kelly Bylica and Laura Benjamins.

Stéphan Sylvestre. Nov 14, 2021. Western University, Von Kuster Hall, London:  Piano Faculty concert series, A Musical Masquerade

Sophie Roland. 2021 The Role of the Broker in Music Education and Music Performance Interdisciplinary Work. Paper Presentation at Research in Music Education (RiME) Conference with Kelly Bylica and Laura Benjamins.
Sharon Wei. Dec 2021. Piece for viola and piano. Sigesmund, Darren (Composer). (Premiere performance of new commissioned composition.)

Thomas Wiebe. 2021. House Concert at home Dr. Marko Danic, Toronto, with Scott St. John (former Violinist, St. Lawrence String Quartet, faculty, University of Toronto), Annalee Patipatanakoon (Gryphon Trio, faculty University of Toronto), Erika Raum (faculty, University of Toronto) and Mark Fewer (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet, faculty, University of Toronto), violins, Sharon Wei (faculty, Western University) and Annemarie Moorcroft (Principal Viola, Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester, Berlin), violas, and Mischa Meyer (Principal Cello, Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester, Berlin), cello. (Chamber Music Performance).

Jonathan De Souza, April 26, 2021 Guest speaker for Phenomenology and Pragmatism Seminar, Piteå School of Music, Luleå University of Technology (Sweden).

Sharon Wei. October 16, 2021. London, ON. Aeolian Hall/Rebelheart Collective Bartok 4, Shaw Entracte, Schulhoff first string quartet, Daniel 9 Estonian Songs, Diabete Funturuku with Scott St John, violin Erika Raum, violin Thomas Wiebe, cello

Jonathan De Souza, October 30, 2021 “Strategies for Music Memorization: Effects of Contextual Interference During Practice” (with Elizabeth Kinghorn, Rebekka Lagace-Cusiac, Ozgen Demirkaplan, Jessica Grahn, and Christine Carter). International Symposium on Performance Science, Montreal.

Sharon Wei. July 24, 2021 2:30pm/ 7:30pm. Ottawa, ON. Livestream Chamberfest. Dinuk Wijeratne Antique Songs Caroline Shaw Entrac’te Samy Moussa String Quartet Mendelssohn Op. 13 quarrtet with New Orford String Quartet

Sharon Wei. May 2, 2021. Montreal, QC. Ladies Music Morning Club. Beethoven String Quintet, Chausson Concerto for violin and piano and string quartet with James Ehnes, violin/viola Jonathan Crow, violin Andrew Wan, violin Brian Manker, cello. Charles-Richard Hamelin, piano

Con, A. J.; Betty Anne Younker, Zavitx, K. 2021. Everything is Connected: A Landscape of Music Education in Canada. The Coalition for Music Education. National Research Report (invited)

Sharon Wei. April 28, 2021. New Haven/online Yale School of Music. YSM Alumni Career Panel with Wynton Grant, violin Ron Cohen, oboe Jean Laurenz, trumpet (Panel speaker).

Thomas Wiebe. 2021, Von Kuster Hall, Western University with Annalee Patipatanakoon (Gryphon Trio, faculty, University of Toronto; Mischa Meyer, Principal Cello, Deutsche Sinfonieorchester, Berlin); Mark Fewer, former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet, faculty, University of Toronto)  (Video stream)

Sharon Wei. November 27, 2021 London, ON/ Livestream Western University. Prokofiev Romeo and Juliet world premiere of Darren Sigesmund’s Double Rainbows with Angela Park, piano

Thomas Wiebe. 2021. Aeolian Hall, London, Ontario. Concert with Rebelheart Collective: Scott St. John (former Stanford University faculty and violinist, St. Lawrence String Quartet) and Erika Raum, (faculty, Glenn Gould School), violins and Sharon Wei, (faculty, Western University).  

Sharon Wei. July 28, 2021 11:30am. Toronto, ON. Livestream Toronto Summer Music. Kids Concert with New Orford String Quartet

Sophie Roland. 2021 Brokering reflective spaces in experiential learning: Interdisciplinary engagements in a summer opera program. Paper presentation at College Music Society Great Lakes Conference, Oakland University, Michigan, USA. with Laura Benjamins and Kelly Bylica.

Thomas Wiebe. 2021. Musee d’art contemporain de Baie-Saint-Paul, Baie St.-Paul, Quebec with Steven Dann (former Principal Viola,Royal Concertgebouworkest) (Chamber Music Performance).

Sharon Wei. October 24, 2021. Toronto, ON. Koerner Hall. Shaw Entr’acte, Mendelssohn Quartet op. 13 with New Orford String Quartet Jonathan Crow, violin Andrew Wan, violin Brian Manker, cello

Paul Woodford. July 16, 2021. Critical thinking can change the world: Students learn from international students in unique summer course. Western News. https://news.westernu.ca/2021/07/international-scholars-music-education-state-sytems/

Sharon Wei. Nov 2021. String Quartet no. 1. Burry, Dean (Composer). (Premiere performance of new commissioned composition.)

Betty Anne Younker 2021. Fostering innovation and leading in times of disruption. Invited to speak as part of a panel at Western Leadership Academy, Western University. (Invited)

Denis Jiron. March 4, 2021. "The road that led me here", Brass studios online forum, California State University Northridge.


2020

Thomas Wiebe. 2020. Sala Sinopoli, Parco della Musica, Rome, Italy. Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Colleen Richardson. 4-5 March 2020. Cardinal Heights Conductor in Residency. Sun Prairie, WI. (Conductor)

Jonathan De Souza. November 3, 2020. Seminar speaker for Gesture, Embodiment, and Machines in Music Research Group, Piteå School of Music, Luleå University of Technology (Sweden).

Peter Franck. November 7, 2020. “A Performative Perspective of Voice Leading,” paper presented at the annual conference for the Society for Music Theory (online).

Edmund Goehring. 2020. “Genius in the Market-Place.” Paper presented at the 2020 Mozart Colloquium; online, October.

Thomas Wiebe. 2020, von Kuster Hall, Western University Western University withStéphan Sylvestre (Western faculty), piano (Video stream)

Stéphan Sylvestre. March 16, 2020. Western University, Von Kuster Hall, London, Noon hour series with Angela Park

Kyung Kim. January 24, 2020. Historic Pleyel Double Grand Piano Series, duo piano concert (with Michael Kim), Bettendorf, IA (Solo/Chamber Music)

Betty Anne Younker 2020. Pathways of leadership role and engaging in acts of leading Invited to speak as part of a panel “Insights from Current Academic Leaders: Path, Progress, Experiences, and What to Expect” at Western Leadership Academy, Western University. (Invited)

Sharon Wei. May 2020. Fantasy on a Nepalese Song. Lapalme, Claude (Composer). (Premiere performance of new commissioned composition.)

Katherine Helsen. December 2, 2020. Tafelmusik: Tafel Talks - Music as Resistance, panelist (1 of 3)

Aaron Hodgson. 2020. Calvin Dvorsky, The Many Misadventures of Madison Makinson trumpet, trombone and piano (Premiere Performance of new work).

Thomas Wiebe. 2020. Teatro dei Rinnovati, Siena, Italy. Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Catherine Nolan. 7 November 2020. “The Creative Partnership of Anton Webern and Hildegard Jone: Revising a Modernist Narrative.” Paper presented at the American Musicological Society Conference (virtual)

Emily Abrams Ansari. November, 2020. “In Search of a Decolonial Approach to Music of Trauma,” Ibero-American Music Study Group, Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society (online).

Jonathan De Souza. November 26, 2020. “Music Theatre and Intersensoriality (after Merleau-Ponty).” Research Network: Towards a Somatic Music(ology), University of Glasgow

Colleen Richardson. 20-21 February 2020. University of Lethbridge High School Honour Band, Lethbridge, AB (Conductor)

Kyung Kim. January 29, 2020. Full interview, live broadcast, WVIK public radio, WHBF TV, Quad Cities, IA (Solo/Chamber Music)

Aaron Hodgson. 2020. Carnyx Trio Tour of Ontario - Oakridge Secondary School London, ON; Music at Noon Series, Wilfrid Laurier University Waterloo, ON; Fridays at 12:30 Series, Western University London, ON; Dan School of Music and Drama, Queen’s University Kingston, ON; Doors Open for Music at Southminster Series Ottawa, ON; Cambrian College Sudbury, ON.

Sophie Roland. 2020 Recital, Faculty Series, Western University (Art Song)

Stéphan Sylvestre. November 15, 2020. Western University, Von Kuster Hall, London:  Piano Faculty concert series, Society and Solitude;

Thomas Wiebe. 2020. With Erika Raum, (faculty, University of Toronto), violin, Fridays Series, von Kuster Hall, Western University (Violin/Cello Duo Performance).  

Aaron Hodgson. 2020. Faculty Chamber Series, Western University: “Dueling Duos” (live webcast) London, ON.
Sharon Wei. Jan 2020. Twitter Etudes no. 3 for solo viola. Burge, John (Composer). (Premiere performance of new commissioned composition.)

Thomas Wiebe.2020. Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, CBC National Radio Toronto. Radio Broadcast with ARC Ensemble (Erika Raum, Marie Berard, Barry Shiffman, violins, Steven Dann, viola, Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet, David Louie, Dianne Werner, piano)  

Kyung Kim.February 1, 2020. Broadcast performance of Poulenc Concerto for 2 pianos with Quad City Symphony, WVIK public radio, IA (Concerto appearance)

Colleen Richardson. 21 February 2020. South-Western Alberta Teachers’ Convention Association, Lethbridge, AB Rehearsal Strategies (invited)

Thomas Wiebe. 2020. Fridays Series, von Kuster Hall, Western University, with Erika Raum, violin (Chamber Music Performance). 

Betty Anne Younker 2020. Readying the Faculty of Music. Invited to speak as part of a panel “Leading, Adapting, and Teaching in a New Context” at the Academic leaders’ Forum, Western University. November (Invited)

Jonathan De Souza. May 27, 2020. “Orchestral Bodies.” Work-in-Progress Seminar, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities, University of Edinburgh.

Kyung Kim. February 1 and 2, 2020. Two performances, Poulenc Concerto for 2 pianos with the Quad City Symphony, Iowa (Davenport, IA, and Rock Island, IL). Mark Russell Smith, conductor. (Concerto appearance)

Thomas Wiebe. 2020. Up Close Concerts, in the home of Jackie Short and Michael Cavanaugh, London, Ontario, with Erika Raum, violin (Chamber Music Performance).


2019

Sharon Wei. December 12, 2019. Santa Rosa, CA. Oakmont Concerts. Walton, Suk and Dvorak D major Piano quartets with Scott St John, violin Michelle Djokic, cello Robert Koenig, piano

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. Alfredo Cabrera, On Friendship and Solitude trumpet, cello and piano (Premiere Performance of new work).

Sharon Wei. November 23 – 30, 2019. Elmau, Germany. Verbier Chamber Orchestra, with Gabor Takacs, conductor

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Royal Conservatory of Music faculty series, with Erika Raum, violin and Barry Shiffman, viola (Chamber Music Performance).

Sharon Wei. November 30, 2019. Mozart Arias and Beethoven 6, with Benjamin Appl, tenor

Stéphan Sylvestre. Sept 20, 2019. Western University, Von Kuster Hall, London:  Piano Faculty concert, solo performance 

Sharon Wei. November 28, 2019. Mozart: piano concerto no.25, Symphony no. 41, with Sergey Babayan, piano

Katherine Helsen. May 9 – 12, 2019. Tafelmusik Pre-concert Lectures: Bach and Zelenka

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Up Close Concerts, in the home of Thomas Wiebe and Anita Krause Wiebe, with Jana Starling (Western faculty), clarinet, andStéphan Sylvestre (Western faculty), piano (Chamber Music Performance).

Sharon Wei. November 28, 2019. Britten Dover Beach, Poulenc Rhapsodie Negre, with Benjamin Appl, tenor Filip Fenrych, violin Laura Ha, violin Maxim Velichken, cello Alexander Tasic, clarinet Itamar Golan, piano

Emily Abrams Ansari. November 21, 2019. “Resilience and Resistance in the Folks Songs of Civil War El Salvador: Paths to a Decolonial Research Practice,” colloquium at the Faculty of Music, University of Toronto. (Invited)

Sharon Wei. November 26, 2019. Hadyn Cello Concerto, Mozart 40, with Pablo Ferrandez, cello

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. With Erika Raum, violin, at Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto . (Violin/Cello Duo performance).  

Jonathan De Souza, August 22–25, 2019 “Guitar Thinking: Perspectives from Music Theory and Cognitive Science.” Keynote address, The Twenty-First-Century Guitar Conference, University of Ottawa.

Sharon Wei. November 24, 2019. Mozart Tito overture, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Hadyn 90 with Marc Bouchkov, violin

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. Fridays at 12:30 Series, Western University: “Season kickoff!” shared recital London, ON

Sharon Wei. October 26, 2019. Yellowknife, NT. Northern Arts Cultural Centre. The Mosaïque Project. With Ensemble Made in Canada

Stéphan Sylvestre. May 5, 2019. London Community Orchestra, ON: Guest soloist.  Tchaïkovsky piano concerto no.1

Sharon Wei. October 25, 2019. Dettah, NT. Kaw Tay Whee School. The Mosaïque Project. with Ensemble Made in Canada

Edmund Goehring. 2019. “Mozart in Jena: Genius and Naturphilosophie in early Mozart reception.” North American Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music, July 2019, and the Annual National Meeting of the American Musicological Society, Boston, November 2019

Sharon Wei. October 25, 2019. Yellowknife, NT. William Mac School. The Mosaïque Project. with Ensemble Made in Canada

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. With Erika Raum, violin, Up Close Concerts, in the home of Jackalyn Short and Michael Cavanaugh (Violin/Cello Duo Performance).  

Katherine Helsen. Nov 14 - 17, 2019. Tafelmusik Pre-concert Lectures: Lotti Revealed

Sharon Wei. October 24, 2019. Yellowknife, NT. Range Lake School. The Mosaïque Project. with Ensemble Made in Canada

Jonathan De Souza, March 28, 2019 “Musical Form, Emotion, and Institution; or, Why Are Rondos Happy?” Carrigan Lecture, University of Michigan. (invited)

Sharon Wei. August 15, 2019. Amherst Island, ON. Waterside Music Festival. The Mosaïque Project. with Ensemble Made in Canada

Kyung Kim. February 22, 23, 24, 2019. Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, MN (Solo/Chamber Music)

Sharon Wei. August 13, 2019. Kincardine, ON. Kincardine Music Festival. The Mosaïque Project. with Ensemble Made in Canada

Sharon Wei. August 6, 2019. Victoria, BC. Victoria Chamber Music. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Emily Abrams Ansari. December 12, 2019. “Bernstein in Moscow: Challenging Cold War Narratives as a Government-Funded TV Diplomat,” Music, Dance, and Diplomacy Symposium, University of Kentucky. (Invited)

Sharon Wei. July 28-Aug 4, 2019. Toronto, ON. Toronto Summer Music. Mozart E flat, Fauré C-, Mosaïque. With Ensemble Made in Canada

Sharon Wei. July 22 – 27, 2019. Philadelphia, PA. Curtis Summerfest. Tymocko trio for flute, viola and harp with Mimi Stillman, flute Bridget Kibbey, harp

Stéphan Sylvestre. Feb. 26, 2019. Concert, Enoch Arden, Guelph at St. George's Anglican Church with Gerald Neufeld

Sharon Wei. June 23 - July 21, 2019. Brattleboro, VT. Marlboro Music Festival. Britten Phantasy Op.2, Hummel Trio E flat, Chausson Chanson Perpetuelle. with Nick Eanet, violin, Ryan Roberts, oboe, Sayaka Selina, cello Rebecca Printz, mezzo Ji Won Song, violin Sirena Huang, violin Alessio Pianneli, cello Lydia Brown, piano En-chi Cheng, viola

Sharon Wei. June 18, 2019. Edmonton, AB. Summer Solstice Festival. The Mosaïque Project. with Ensemble Made in Canada

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Domaine Forget International Festival, St.-Irenee, Quebec, with Marina Thibeault (faculty, UBC) (Chamber Music Performance).

Sharon Wei. May 25 - June 9, 2019. Halifax, NS. Scotia Festival of Music. with Chris Wilcox, Artistic Director

Sharon Wei. June 9, 2019. Halifax, NS. Scotia Festival of Music. Mahler’s 4th Symphony

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. Mysterious Barricades Concert and National Webcast London, ON

Sharon Wei. June 6, 2019. Halifax, NS. Scotia Festival of Music. Wagner Siegfried Idyll with Phil Myers, horn Simoneau, horn Airi Yoshioka, violin Blair Lofgren, cello Joe Phillips, bass

Sharon Wei. June 5, 2019. Halifax, NS. Scotia Festival of Music. Dvorak Piano Quintet with Tim Fain, violin Airi Yoshioka, violin Matt Haimowitz, cello John Novacek, piano

Bogdan, D.,Faflak, J.,Betty Anne Younker June, 2019. The Educative value of musical enchantment. Panel paper presentation at the International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education, Western University.

Sharon Wei. May 30, 2019. Halifax, NS. Scotia Festival of Music. Shostakovich and Clarke viola sonatas, Bloch Suite Hebraique with Peter Allen, piano

Sharon Wei. May 29, 2019. Halifax, NS. Scotia Festival of Music. Brahms g minor piano quartet with Tim Fain, violin Matt Haimowitz, cello John Novacek, piano

Katherine Helsen. May 8, 2019. Western Entrepreneurship conference: “Artificial Intelligence and the Future for Society”: “The Eye of the Beholder.”

Sharon Wei. April 7, 2019. Barrie, ON. Georgian Concerts. Mendelssohn Sextet, Romberg Trio, Hummel Quintet with Elissa Lee, violin Douglas McNabney, viola Blair Lofgren, cello Raphael McNabney, bass Angela Park, piano

Sharon Wei. April 6, 2019. Toronto, ON. Private House Concert. Mendelssohn Sextet, Romberg Trio, Hummel Quintet with Elissa Lee, violin Douglas McNabney, viola Blair Lofgren, cello Raphael McNabney, bass Angela Park, piano

Jonathan De Souza. November 2, 2019 “Who Do You Think You Are?” Panel discussion with Nino Ricci et al. Words Festival, London, ON.

Sharon Wei. April 5, 2019. London, ON Jeffery Concerts. Mendelssohn Sextet, Romberg Trio, Hummel Quintet with Elissa Lee, violin Douglas McNabney, viola Blair Lofgren, cello Raphael McNabney, bass Angela Park, piano

Sharon Wei. April 4, 2019. Kitchener-Waterloo, ON Kitchener Waterloo Chamber Music Series. Mendelssohn Sextet, Romberg Trio, Hummel Quintet with Elissa Lee, violin Douglas McNabney, viola Blair Lofgren, cello Raphael McNabney, bass Angela Park, piano

Thomas Wiebe. 2019.Art of Time salon at home of Phil and Eli Taylor, Toronto, with Sheila Jaffe, violin, Barry Shiffman, viola, and Andrew Burashko, piano (Chamber Music Performance).

Sharon Wei. March 30, 2019. Stratford, ON Stratford Symphony. Bruch Romance for viola and orchestra with William Rowson, conductor

Sharon Wei. March 16, 2019. Almonte, ON. Almonte in Concert. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Katherine Helsen. March 3, 2019 Western’s STEMposium conference: “Gregorian Analytics and the Interdisciplinary approach.”

Sharon Wei. March 10, 2019. Lacombe, AB. Burman University. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Sharon Wei. March 8, 2019. Medicine Hat, AB. Medicine Hat Symphonic Society. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Stéphan Sylvestre. Nov 22-23, 2019. Chapelle Historique du Bon-Pasteur, Montreal, QC: piano duet concert with Angela Park, Brahms the complete symphonies in two concerts

Sharon Wei. March 7, 2019. Calgary, AB. Newworks. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Sharon Wei. March 5, 2019. Lethbridge, AB. University of Lethbridge. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Emily Abrams Ansari. December 13, 2019. “Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man: The Sound of American Exceptionalism,” University of Kentucky, Symphonic Literature class. (Invited)

Sharon Wei. March 2, 2019. Whitehorse, YT. Whitehorse Concerts. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Sharon Wei. March 1, 2019. Whitehorse, YT. Whitehorse Concerts. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Kyung Kim. February 24, 2019. Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphonies Philharmonic, Grieg Piano Concerto op. 16. Gary Wolfman, conductor (Concerto Appearance)

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Concertgebouworkest, Kleine Saal, Amsterdam. Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Sharon Wei. February 26, 2019. Quebec city, QC. Westminster Concerts. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Jonathan De Souza, September 26, 2019 “Intercorporeality in Orchestral Performance.” Conference on Interdisciplinary Musicology: Embodiment in Music, University of Graz, Austria.

Sharon Wei. February 25, 2019. Montreal, QC. Nouvelles Musiques. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Sharon Wei. February 24, 2019. Coburg, ON. Les Amis Concerts. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Shalin Liu Performing Arts Centre, Rockport, MA, with Benjamin Bowman and Philippe Grafin (faculty, Queen Elisabeth School, Belgium), violins violin, Barry Shiffman, viola, and Piers Lane (faculty, Royal Academy of Music, London), piano (Chamber Music Performance). 

Sharon Wei. February 23, 2019. Hamilton, ON. Five at the First. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Sharon Wei. February 6, 2019. Norway House, MB. HBOIERC High School. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. Orchestra North Owen Sound Festival Orchestra. Owen Sound, ON (Soloist with large ensemble).

Aróstegui, J. L., C. Conway, R. E. Allsup, Paul WoodfordBetty Anne Younker, 2019. Changing the world from Neoliberalism to Humanism, changing education from STEM to STEAM competences. Bias and Possibilities to transform curriculum and society. Panel paper presentation at the International Society for the Philosophy of Music Education, Western University, June.

Katherine Helsen. 2019. Featured on Radio Western (94.9 FM): PBJ – Professors Beyond Jobs (now a podcast)
Sharon Wei. February 4, 2019. Snow Lake, MB. Ravna Concerts. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Teatro Communale, Ferraro, Italy. Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Kyung Kim. July 19, 2019. University of Minnesota Summer Orchestra, Prokofiev Concerto no. 3. Ernesto Estigarribia, conductor (Concerto Appearance)

Sharon Wei. February 2, 2019. Winnipeg, MB. Virtuosi Concerts. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. New Music Festival: Young Composers Spotlight Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL

Stéphan Sylvestre. Jan 3, 2019. Private concert with Jana Stuart and Thomas Wiebe, London, ON; Toronto Private Series, August 17

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Up Close Concerts, in the home of Bruce Morton, London, Ontario, with Caitlin Boyle (Western faculty),viola and Frangel Lopez Cesena, violin (Chamber Music Performance).

Emily Abrams Ansari. July 2019. “Individual Resilience; Collective Trauma: Musical Documents of Massacre in Civil War El Salvador (1979-92),” 14th Convention of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, Phnom Penh.

Colleen Richardson. IMC (Interprovincial Music Camp), Parry Sound, ON. 24 August – 1 September 2019 (Symphonic Band Conductor)

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Schoenberg Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles. Video Stream with ARC Ensemble (Erika Raum, Marie Berard, Barry Shiffman, violins, Steven Dann, viola, Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet, David Louie, Dianne Werner, piano)

Sophie Roland. 2019. Alto Soloist, Messiah, Windsor Symphony Orchestra

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. Solo and chamber recitals: Festival de las Bronces La Paz, Bolivia

Kyung Kim. September 13, 2019. Brandon Chamber Players, Celebration of Beethoven’s 250th Birthday (Solo/Chamber Music)

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Rockport Chamber Music Festival, Shalin Liu Performing Arts Centre, Rockport, MA with Benjamin Bowman (Concertmaster, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), Barry Shiffman, viola (Chamber Music Performance).

Stéphan Sylvestre. March 26, 2019. Solo recital, Concert First United Church Kitchener-Waterloo,

Betty Anne Younker 2019. The experience of educative engagement: Learning-centered pedagogy in an arts based course, oral presentation. Suncoast Music Education Research Symposium, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, February.

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. London Symphonia, Ankash Bhaal, conductor. Metropolitan United Church, London, ON. Performed Schumann’s Concerto in A minor (Solo Performance with Orchestra).

Jonathan De Souza, August 6, 2019 “Acoustic Cues for Emotion Distinguish Classical Sonatas and Rondos” (with Adam Roy and Andrew Goldman). Society for Music Perception and Cognition Biennial Meeting, New York University. https://osf.io/8ar5f/

Colleen Richardson. Thames Valley District School Board Honour Band, 12-13, 25 April 2019. London, ON. (Conductor)

Kyung Kim. October 15, 2019. Minnesota Chamber Music Society, Saint Paul, MN (Solo/Chamber Music)

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Stratford Music Festival with Art of Time Ensemble with Steven Sitarski (Concertmaster, Hamilton Philharmonic) and Mark Fewer, violins,  Steven Dann, viola and Andrew Burashko, piano, Stratford Festival (Chamber Music Performance).

Robert Toft. September 2019. Keynote address at the conference: Correct But Not Beautiful Performance II, University of the Arts, Vienna.

Stéphan Sylvestre. Sept 28, 2019. London Symphonia, "Love Story" season opening concert, solo, Metropolitan United Church, London, ON.

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. EastWind Tour with Stephen Ivany, trombone (East Carolina University) - Florida State University Tallahassee, FL; Troy University Troy, AL; Columbus State University Columbus, GA

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Concertgebouw, Kleine Saal, Amsterdam    Dutch National Radio. Radio Broadcast with ARC Ensemble (Erika Raum, Marie Berard, Barry Shiffman, violins, Steven Dann, viola, Joaquin Valdepenas, clarinet, David Louie, Dianne Werner, piano) 

Sharon Wei. January 31, 2019. Saskatoon, SK. Gustin House Concerts. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Jonathan De Souza, September 20, 2019 “Form and Style, Mind and Body; or, What Makes a Rondo Rondo-ish?” Music Theory and Cognition Colloquium, Northwestern University, May 14, 2019; Music Theory Colloquium, Eastman School of Music. (invited)

Betty Anne Younker 2019. Respondent to D. Bradley’s paper, We are All Haunted: Cultural Understanding and the Paradox of Trauma. The International Society for Philosophy of Music Education. Western University, June. Paper Presentation at Professional Meeting (invited)

Sharon Wei. January 29, 2019. Brandon, MB. Pro Series at Brandon U. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Aaron Hodgson. 2019. Conference of the International Trumpet Guild: “Festival of Trumpets” Miami, FL

Kyung Kim. November 11, 2019. University of Minnesota Faculty Series, Brahms Three Sonatas for Violin and Piano (with Ariana Kim, violin) (Solo/Chamber Music)

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Schoenberg Hall, University of California at Los Angeles. Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. With Erika Raum), violin at Wilfrid Laurier University. (Violin/Cello Duo performance).  
Sharon Wei. January 27, 2019. Regina, SK. Regina Musical Club. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Paul Woodford. November 2019. Keynote Address. Brazilian National Music Educators’ Congress, Campo Grande, Brazil.

Paul Woodford. May 2019. Keynote Address. Conference sponsored by the Faculty of Education, The University of Granada, Spain.

Sharon Wei. January 25, 2019. London, ON. St Mary’s Catholic School. The Mosaïque Project., with Ensemble Made in Canada

Thomas Wiebe. 2019. Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto. Performance with ARC Ensemble: Barry Shiffman (former member, St. Lawrence String Quartet), Marie Berard (Concertmaster, Canadian Opera Company Orchestra) and Erika Raum, violins, Steven Dann (former Principal Viola, Concertgebouworkest), viola, Joaquin Valdepenas (Principal Clarinet, Toronto Symphony Orchestra), David Louie and Dianne Werner (faculty, Glenn Gould School, Toronto), pianos 

Sharon Wei. January 14-20, 2019. Seattle, WA. Seattle Chamber Music Festival. Martinu Madrigals Shostakovich piano quintet Kodaly Serenade with James Ehnes, artistic director Nick Kendall, violin Scott St John, violin Efe Baltacigil, cello Joyce Yang, piano Sean Kim, violin