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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 

Videos: LIVE Lab grand opening

Videos: LIVE Lab grand opening

Ensemble Vivant with neuroscientist Dr. Laurel Trainor (founder/director LIVE Lab). Video by AJ Gray. Catherine Wilson introductory speech Ensemble Vivant performs Bach’s “Little Fugue in G minor”. More videos: Catherine Wilson introduction to Firefly Fugue Firefly Fugue Norman Hathaway’s brain…

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

Euterpe Fundraiser videos

Euterpe Fundraiser videos

Videos from the April 25, 2014 Euterpe Fundraiser at the Heliconian Club in Toronto, On. Sound by John Gray. Speech: Norman Hathaway Piano solo: Don Thompson   More videos: Ensemble Vivant performs John Burke’s “Mysterium” Norman Hathaway speech Catherine Wilson…

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…

John Burke’s MYSTERIUM, video by Robert Divito

John Burke’s MYSTERIUM, video by Robert Divito

The score for MYSTERIUM was a gift to Ensemble Vivant by Mr. Burke.  For many years he studied the role of sound and music in the healing arts, one result being this beautiful composition.  This music is associated with the…

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…