Please join us for an evening of live music presented by the instructors of this years International Harp and Cello School at the Sunset Theatre. Admission is $25 and free for IMA students.
About the Instructors
Originally from Brittany, Tristan Le Govic was only six years old when he began learning the Celtic harp at the Conservatoire of Traditional Music of Soye (Plœmeur). The attraction to music will never leave him. During his studies he gained numerous prizes and nominations that emphasize the recognition of a talented and accomplished musician. Performing on international stages, critics pronounce him as one of the leading Celtic harpers today.
Canadian harpist and composer Sharlene Wallace is a diverse musician performing, recording and teaching on both lever and pedal harps. Winner of the Lyon & Healy International Pop & Jazz Lever Harp Competition (USA) and the Dinan Concours d'Improvisation de Rencontres International de Harp Celtique (Brittany), she has given concerts and workshops across Canada, the United States, France and Italy.
Carolyn Kuban is a faculty member of the Colorado Music Festival & Center for Musical Arts as a neurologic music therapist and harp teacher for people of all ages levels and diagnosis. She graduated from Eastman School of Music with a BM in harp performance and from Colorado State University with a MM in neurologic music therapy. She is a music-medicine practitioner for harpers/harpists dealing with pain or injury (and prevention). She has given presentations on harp therapy, music therapy, improvisation, and her 'Whole Harpist Program' regionally and nationally.
Lani Krantz is a BC Based Harpist and Vocalist. Specialized in orchestral harp, Lani also performs as vocalist and harpist in all genres on pedal harp, celtic harp. Lani plays Second Harp in the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and performs on call with a number of different orchestras including; the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, Vancouver Film Orchestra and the Victoria Symphony.
Morag Northey has lived a balance of excellent training and experience in Cello Performance and String Pedagogy. Her philosophy is actively represented through her educational choices: a Masters degree from University of Calgary with violinist, music icon, and dedicated teacher; Tom Rolston, an Undergraduate Performance Degree with well-published master teacher and pedagogue Phyllis Young, where she worked five years in the University of Texas at Austin’s world-renowned teacher training String Project. Northey holds an Associate of Arts in Pedagogy and Performance from the Victoria Conservatory of Music and Camosun College with cellist and pedagogue; James Hunter, has completed the Toronto Professional Orchestral Training Program and attended numerous masterclasses and residencies at the Banff Centre under artists such as Zara Nelsova, Aldo Parisot and Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi.