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September 2019

Thrilled to announce the release of my debut album of music for solo violin by Canadian women featuring the works of Kati Agócs, Alice Ping Yee Ho, Veronika Krausas, Chantale Laplante, and Ana Sokolovic on the Leaf Music label on September 27, 2019.

Thanks so much to everyone who came to the launch event for Into the Stone in Halifax at the Paul O’Regan Hall at the Halifax Central Library!

July 2019

I am very excited to announce the release of my first single today on Leaf Music, featuring Dance II from Ana Sokolović’s Cinque Danze per violino solo I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to record this wonderful piece and to play great music by Canadian women!  Many thanks to Ana Sokolović, Jeremy VanSlyke and Leaf Music, and to FACTOR, the Government of Canada, and Canada’s private radio broadcasters for their support for this project!

May 2019

I am very excited to announce that a single from my upcoming album, Into the Stone, will be released on July 19, 2019 on Leaf Music.  The featured piece is Dance II from Ana Sokolovic’s wonderful piece Cinque Danze per violino solo.

August 2018

I am thrilled to announce that I have recently received funding from FACTOR (The Foundation Assisting Canadian Talent on Recordings) for a recording of works by Canadian composers for solo violin.  I am very excited to work with Jeremy VanSlyke, who will record this album, and the Leaf Music label on this project.  More to come!

I gratefully acknowledge the assistance of FACTOR and the Government of Canada in funding this project.

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February 2018

I am very excited to be part of a recording project with the Acadia New Music Society featuring works by Derek Charke, Juno award-winning professor of composition at the Acadia University School of Music, and featuring Dr. Charke as flute soloist with Mark Hopkins, conductor, and the WIRED! Ensemble. The recording, In Sonorous Falling Tones, was released on June 13th, 2017 by the Canadian Music Centre, and recently received an ECMA nomination for 2018 Classical Recording of the Year.

You can read an interview with Dr. Charke here: http://www.classicconcertsns.ca/category/monthly-spotlight/

A video trailer for In Sonorous Falling Tones can be found on Youtube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPzfdzpHKZs

In Sonorous Falling Tones is available on Spotify and Itunes.

On May 18th, Jacob Caines, clarinet, Jennifer Publicover, flute, and I were thrilled to perform the world premiere of Rhizome, a new piece by Nova Scotian composer Lucas Oickle.  This piece was commissioned to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts in Halifax, NS.

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