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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…

Benefit Concert, April 25th at the Heliconian Club

Benefit Concert, April 25th at the Heliconian Club

An evening of sensuous latin music in aid of bringing live quality music to children.  Featuring music by Ensemble Vivant and images of Havana by photographer Mary Purdue. Fri April 25 at 7:30 pm at Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave, Toronto…

The Story of Jethro

The Story of Jethro

On March 24, 2013 Euterpe presented Jethro Paris with a snare drum, drum stand, sticks and practice pad along with private drum lessons, thanks to the sponsorship of Yamaha Canada Music. The presentation occurred at the Yamaha Music School in…

Rose Ave. Jr. Public School, student artwork

Rose Ave. Jr. Public School, student artwork

A collection of artwork and drawings made by students during a recent Euterpe performance at Rose Ave. Jr. Public School in Toronto, On. View all the drawings here (.pdf)  

The Story of Ismael

The Story of Ismael

The musical seeds planted by Euterpe musicians are tangibly evidenced by the joyous reactions of the children in the Euterpe DVD ‘Music is the Key’.  These live performances inspire the children, many of them asking for the chance to play a…

Testimonial, Beth Mitchell

Beth Mitchell, music and drama teacher at Knob hill Public School in Toronto speaks about Euterpe.

Music Is The Key (6 mins)

Excerpts from Music is the Key, a live interactive performance with 300 school children ages 6-8 depicting the children’s reactions to and love of these high calibre performances of classical and jazz music.

Ensemble Vivant at Heliconian Club of Toronto

Euterpe sponsored 5 tickets, 3 children and 2 adults, to attend an Ensemble Vivant concert that was part of the concert series at Toronto’s  Heliconian Club, on Friday, October 26, 2012.  None of these people had ever had the opportunity to attend a concert…