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Spotlight on Indie New Music Presenters – Part 2/3

FAWN Chamber Creative This is the second of a three-part series highlighting some of the most exciting big music coming from small places, featuring some of Toronto’s foremost “indie” new music presenters. Check out part one, and part three. Artist-driven collectives play an important role in the ecology of arts presenters in Canada. They face incredible environmental challenges…  Read More

Spotlight on Indie New Music Presenters – Part 1/3

Music in the Barns This is the first of a three-part series featuring some of Toronto’s foremost “indie” new music presenters. Check out part two, and part three. One of the things that I enjoy about my work at Soundstreams is the way that it naturally intersects with my broader activities in the arts community….  Read More

Seven Must-See Shows at SummerWorks

Since this is my first Soundstreams blog post I thought I would quickly introduce myself. My name is Katerina (Kat) and I am interning at Soundstreams this summer. I am a composer, improviser, and singer (among other things), born and raised in the GTA. During the year I study music at school and next month…  Read More

A Night at The Dora Awards

Our Executive Director Susan Worthington attended The Dora Mavor Moore Awards (otherwise known as The Doras), on Monday, June 22. Despite the threatening rain, she had a great time celebrating outstanding in achievements in the Toronto arts community, and shared her experience with us. On June 22 at the WestJet stage at Harbourfront Centre, the…  Read More

Creating a new work with Quatuor Bozzini

Work-shopping a piece at The Composer's Kitchen, from left-to-right: violinist Alissa Cheung; mentor composer Christopher Fox; mentor composer Christopher Butterfield; composer Georgia Rodgers; composer Kyle Brenders; composer Egidija Medeksaite Our Artistic Associate Kyle Brenders recently spent a week in Montreal, participating in Quatuor Bozzini's Composer's Kitchen. He wrote a blog post for us about his experience, and how he…  Read More