Dr. Steven Gellman
Dr. Bernard Andrews
Artistic Director, Raphael Weinroth-Browne
Cellist, multi-instrumentalist, and composer, Raphael Weinroth-Browne is rapidly making a name for himself as a versatile musician both in Canada and internationally. He has performed at Nouvelle Prague, an esteemed showcase festival in the Czech Republic, as well as Wave-Gotik Treffen, the largest international gothic music festival in the world. He was recently featured as a performer at the 2014 International Cello Festival of Canada, placing second in the finals of the Zara Nelsova Award for Canadian Cellists.
Raphael recently completed a Bachelor of Music degree in cello performance at the University of Ottawa’s School of Music with Paul Marleyn, graduating summa cum laude in 2013. He is currently pursuing an Artist’s Diploma at the Glenn Gould School, studying with Andrés Diaz and Desmond Hoebig.
As a cellist and composer, he has worked in a wide variety of genres. Since 2009, he has composed and performed music on over 30 full-length albums (including the Juno Award winning Woods 5: Grey Skies and Electric Light). His latest project, The Visit (www.thevisitmusic.com) is already garnering praise for its genre-defying fusion of dark chamber music, progressive metal, and middle eastern music.
Executive Director, Curtis Perry
Curtis Perry is a musician with a broad-ranging career, punctuated by work as a composer for orchestra, film + television, and chamber ensemble; written reviews and editorials for internationally recognized and well-read publications, and currently practicing as an educator in secondary schools. curtisperry.ca