Quick Links

Department of Performance

  • Title(s):

    Part-time, Piano

    Biography: Mr. Karlíček’s piano playing has been described as “inspiring, rich, sensitive, stylistically taut and arresting, precise, crisp, brilliantly controlled, wonderfully colorful and always imaginative.” He performs and lectures regularly in the Czech...
    Areas:
    Piano Area
  • Title(s):

    Jazz Combo Coordinator

    Biography: Donny leads and composes for his own Sextet. The Donny Kennedy Sextet toured Mexico as part of Festival Internacional Cervantino. This group was also nominated for the GM Grand Prix de Jazz at the Montreal International Jazz Festival in 2003. In...
    Areas:
    Jazz Area
    Degrees:

    B. Ed. McGill, B.Mus(Jazz) McGill, M.Mus.(Jazz) McGill

    Instrument(s):

    Jazz Saxophone

  • Title(s):

    Associate Professor

    Biography: Abe Kestenberg studied at McGill University and Manhattan School of Music. His instrumental teachers were: Rafaelle Masella and Herb Blayman, clarinet; Arthur Romano and Gerald Danovitch, saxophone; Gail Grimstead and Max Shoenfeld, flute. Formerly...
    Areas:
    Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion Area
    Video Profile:

    You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

  • Title(s):

    Area Chair, Voice, Assistant Professor - Department of Performance

    Biography: Recognized as one of the nation's foremost interpreters of music from the Baroque era, Valerie Kinslow has performed frequently with Tafelmusik, Le Studio de Musique Ancienne and L'Ensemble Arion and has been guest soloist with numerous Canadian...
    Areas:
    Early Music/Harpsichord Area
    Voice Area
    Video Profile:

    You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

  • Title(s):

    Associate Professor,  Early Music/Harpsichord

    Areas:
    Early Music/Harpsichord Area
    Organ & Church Music Area
    Instrument(s):

    harpsichord

    Video Profile:

    You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

    To view video on non-flash devices, click here

  • Title(s):

    Assistant Professor (Voice), 2013-14 Schulich School of Music Teaching Award

    Biography: Artistry of the highest order and inspired portrayals have secured soprano Joanne Kolomyjec an enviable reputation in the world of opera.  In recent years her highly acclaimed performances of Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, the title roles in Tosca...
    Areas:
    Voice Area
    Degrees:

    BMus University of Toronto, Performance

    ODip University of Toronto

    Video Profile:

    You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

     

  • Biography: Canadian coloratura soprano Aline Kutan has been enjoying much success on international stages of the world. In the last few years, she made her debuts at the Glyndebourne Festival with the role of the Queen of the Night and at La Scala singing the...
    Areas:
    Voice Area
    Instrument(s):

    Voice