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Photos: Toronto, Rose Ave Jr. Public School

Photos: Toronto, Rose Ave Jr. Public School

Ensemble Vivant performing and interacting with children at Rose Avenue, Jr. Public School in St. James Town, Toronto on September 30, 2016 The reactions and responses of the kids to Ensemble Vivant’s music was palpable.  The vast majority of these children had…

Photos: Midland – Bayview Public School

Photos: Midland – Bayview Public School

Ensemble Vivant performing and interacting with children at Bayview Public School in Midland, ON in October, 2016. The reactions and responses of the kids to Ensemble Vivant’s music was palpable.  The vast majority of these children had not heard classical, jazz…

Catherine Wilson, PhD

Catherine Wilson’s PhD on ‘Music and Healing‘ supports EUTERPE’s many musical initiatives. Euterpe Corporation, which she founded and is artistic director of, is a  Vision in Action’, embodying the vitally important musical initiatives that have been benefiting children and communities…

EV performs as part of the Social Justice/Equal Rights Conference

EV performs as part of the Social Justice/Equal Rights Conference

Euterpe was asked to engage Ensemble Vivant musicians to perform for a Social Justice/Equal Rights Conference as part of Black History month. Musicians: Catherine Wilson, piano Corey Gemmell, violin Sybil Shanahan, cello Jim Vivian, bass Kevin Turcotte, trumpet

Catherine Wilson presents her PhD research

Catherine Wilson presents her PhD research

EUTERPE founder and artistic director Catherine Wilson was invited to present her PhD research at the Medical Humanities Conference at McMaster University in Hamilton, ON, May 7-8, 2016. Music and Healing: Progress Towards Elysium How Music is Healing Psychically, Physically and Spiritually 

Photos: LIVE Lab grand opening.

Photos: LIVE Lab grand opening.

Ensemble Vivant with neuroscientist Dr. Laurel Trainor (founder/director LIVE Lab). ENSEMBLE VIVANT:  Catherine Wilson, piano/artistic director;  Stephen Sitarski, violin; Sybil Shanahan, cello; Norman Hathaway, viola; Jim Vivian, bass Photos by Jaclyn Appleby

High-tech venue opens in Hamilton

High-tech venue opens in Hamilton

Mac’s LIVElab welcomes the public for a test drive From the Hamilton Spectator, by Graham Rockingham McMaster University is now home to one of the most-sophisticated, high-tech concert venues in the world. As a matter of fact, the new LIVElab at…

WholeNote Magazine – Mysterium review

WholeNote Magazine – Mysterium review

WholeNote Magazine, September 2014, by Roger Knox. John Burke is a distinguished Canadian composer whose work has for two decades moved beyond the concert hall to engage with contemplative practices of several cultural traditions. This disc includes pieces from the…

LIVE Lab Grand Opening

LIVE Lab Grand Opening

ENSEMBLE VIVANT has been invited to perform as part of the Open House Ceremonies of the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind: the LIVE Lab, at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. This prestigious event will be held from 12:00…

New CD!  John Burke’s Mysterium

New CD! John Burke’s Mysterium

The new Euterpe project “Mysterium: Music from the Labyrinth” from composer John Burke and performed by Ensemble Vivant. Available Now! $19.95 (includes taxes and shipping worldwide) To listen to the album or for digital download of individual tracks, click here! Featuring: John…