Edward Landin is currently Assistant Director of Music at Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, where his duties include directing numerous children's and handbell choirs and serving as principal accompanist for the 65-member Sanctuary Choir. Edward has previously held positions in New York City (Christ Church, Methodist), Morristown, NJ (St. Peter's Episcopal Church) and in the Mt. Airy neighborhood of Philadelphia (Grace Epiphany Episcopal Church).
Steven Page, a founder and former lead of the iconic band Barenaked Ladies, joins Toronto's highly inventive Art of Time Ensemble in an evening of seminal songs by Randy Newman, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, Barenaked Ladies, and others. These gems are reimagined and reinvented by some of the greatest minds in classical, pop, and jazz, and delivered by a defining voice in contemporary rock. Songbook is chamber music for the modern era.
globalFEST is North America's most important world music festival, and this season they are taking Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras on the road. Orkesta Mendoza and Las Cafeteras are two of today's most exciting bands and are redefining Latin music. Indie mambo band Orkesta Mendoza, and alternative Chicano band Las Cafeteras, will share the stage in a performance you won't want to miss.
Brazilian brothers and classical guitarists Sérgio and Odair Assad perform with Israeli mandolin player Avi Avital. The trio explore both classical repertoire reimagined for guitar and mandolin, as well as traditional choro music, a popular genre in Brazil known for its upbeat rhythms and bravura virtuosity, in an exciting musical collaboration.
The Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia trains exceptionally gifted young musicians for careers as performing artists at the highest professional level. Hear the stars of tomorrow as they perform solo and chamber music in these pre-graduation recitals.