“Herald’s the trumpet of the future” – Chicago Sun Times
Former Member of Canadian Brass
Three Juno Award Nominations
Winner of the 2014 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition. His wide-ranging activities as a soloist and chamber musician paired with his passion for composing and arranging are manifested in his versatile performances and unique repertoire. Sophisticated arrangements of classical masterworks.
Siblings Derik, Riana, and Dalten have been performing together since childhood.
Garnered over 3 million views on YouTube, and toured over 40 locations across the West Coast U.S.A. to raise money for music education.
THE FAMILY SOUND: Derik Nelson & Family’s signature sound features velvety three-part vocal harmonies.
The group, delivers a concert experience like no other, featuring pristine sound, a state of the art light show, and an integrated 20-foot video display. This innovative technical marvel uses the latest in audio/video technology to take audiences on an aural and visual journey through time, space, an impressive array of landscapes, weather conditions, and musical “settings.”
“It was an evening designed to entertain… with a wide-ranging, anything-goes sense of fun. Wonderfully imaginative… smile-inducing… impressive.” – Stephen Brookes, The Washington Post (Washington, DC)
Original, organic show… “Celtic with a Twist”
Celtic classic tunes brought to life through flute and fiddle
Celtic with a Twist combines the tunes you love with flute & fiddle playing like you’ve never heard (or seen) before! Shawn and Maria will take your breath away as they transform the flute & fiddle into a Celtic orchestra right before your eyes. You just have to see it to believe it! Come hear your favorites as though for the very first time; come experience Celtic with a Twist.
“Chamber music got a kick in the pants.” – The Washington Post
As seen at Chautauqua & Carnegie Hall
New Production: American Tapestry
21st century vision for chamber music. An amplified chamber band with an extraordinary range of styles, including Frank Zappa, traditional Americana, cartoon music, ambient techno, and 20th-century orchestral scores. Bringing their music to audiences beyond the concert hall.
“I sometimes forget how powerful a singer-songwriter can be if they have as much talent as a performer as they do as a songwriter.” – No Depression
Juno Award Winner
Sultry Crooner and Energetic Showman
David’s music resides somewhere between James Taylor and Justin Timberlake in jazz-influenced ballads to hooky pop to folk with “Buddy Holly-esque” stylings. Rising contemporary artist performs in an intimate trio setting.
“An impressive blend of technique and melody.” – Times Record News
Showcasing the fantastic artistry of flamenco.
Innovative, entertaining, inspiring.
Chris, with four CDs to his credit, is one of the country’s most in-demand flamenco guitarists and has scored several TV shows, including an Emmy Award-winning PBS special. His spellbinding solos and original songs have been featured in motion pictures.
Flamenco is choreographed energy, and as the ensemble’s haunting songs and beautiful melodies combine with the awesome movement and rhythm of dance, the art of flamenco explodes onstage. Audience shouts of “Olé!” and “Toma!” become part of the experience, part of the passion of flamenco.
With a rich and diverse repertoire ranging from pop, arias, to their own original material, these award-winning performers create a fresh new take on the classical and modern music of today. Canada’s biggest classical-pop group to emerge since The Canadian Tenors.
New arrangements of Cuban and South American classics
Direct from Havana! Members of the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba. Each have distinguished themselves as soloists, university faculty, artisans and recording artists. Programming includes classical favorites and Cuban compositions, costumed in authentic festive attire. Engaging international ensemble of celebrated Cuban performers.
A perfect combination of musician and storyteller.” – Cultural Art Center of Cape Cod
Former lead singer of “The New Christy Minstrels”
The Spirit and Folk Songs of the 60s
Iconic folk music songwriter and performer. Music of the ’60s, as well as favorites including John Denver. Humorous stories and audience interplay. Familiar repertoire and laid-back style continue to inspire his vast fan base.