Soundstreams showcases the work of Canadian and international composers through innovative musical experiences.

Performances Main Stage - 2018 / 2019

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Featuring six pieces created by our Emerging Composer Workshop participants, written for the Rolston String Quartet
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This performance is general admission and pay what you can!

Soundstreams’ Emerging Composer Workshop (ECW) is an annual, 10-day intensive mentorship program that supports talented young composers in launching their careers. Six talented young composers will converge on Toronto for this unique mentorship opportunity. The ECW workshop hosts both an international and Canadian composer mentors, as well as a professional resident ensemble who collaborate with the young composer on a work. This year’s mentors are Norway’s Rolf Wallin and Canada’s Dorothy Chang, this year’s resident ensemble is CBC Music’s 30-under-30 winners the Rolston String Quartet.

This year’s Emerging Composer Workshop Participants are:

Yigou Li

Tze Yeung Ho

James Lowrie

Harriet Steinke

Haotain Yu

Angela Slater

Discover More about them on our blog.

Soundstreams’ Emerging Composer Workshop Showcase is presented in honour of Jim Doherty, and his timeless dedication to investing in young talent.

This performance is Pay What You Can