Aaron Davis is an eclectic composer, arranger and keyboardist who is perhaps best known as a founding member of the Holly Cole Trio and as a composer of music for film.
Native of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Aaron studied at McGill University with Sanford Sylvan. He is a current Young Artist at the Atelier Lyrique de l’ Opéra de Montréal and last summer he was a Young Artist with the Salzburg Festival.
Alastair Kay is widely recognized as one of Canada's finest trombonists.
Canadian conductor, trombonist, and composer, Alain Trudel has been a formidable force in the Canadian music scene for nearly 30 years.
Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki, Quebec) is one of Canada’s most distinguished and prolific documentary filmmakers. For over four decades, she has directed more than 40 award-winning documentaries that chronicle the lives of First Nations people.
Scottish cellist Alasdair Tait has performed in many of the world’s major concert halls and is also much sought after as a chamber music coach and teacher.
Aldo Audisio (ITA) is the director of the Museo Nazionale della Montgna in Turin, Italy, and the coordinator of the International Alliance for Mountain Film.
Born Alexis Puentes in Artemisa, Cuba, Alex was immersed in music at a very young age as in fact, it was the “family” business, as his father is respected guitarist and teacher Valentin Puentes.
Alex Klein made his solo orchestral debut at age 10. He won first prize in the first Lucarelli International Competition for Solo Oboe Players, held at Carnegie Hall.
Alexander Neef, appointed General Director of the Canadian Opera Company in June 2008, has worked with some of the most prestigious arts organizations in the world.
Alexandra Fuller has written five books of non-fiction.