Mark Chambers is a conductor, cellist, and early music specialist. An Associate Professor in the Department of Music at York University, he directs the York University Symphony Orchestra and the Baroque Ensemble, and performs in a piano trio with his faculty colleague Christina Petrowska Quilico and his wife Heather Chambers. He is also very active as a clinician and adjudicator throughout southern Ontario.

 Our fellow member Scott Paterson, recorder specialist and teacher par excellence, has been a teacher, performer and writer on the Toronto early music scene for over 30 years. After many years at at The Royal Conservatory, he now has his own studio.

 

Axeff Janos Ungvary studied recorder and flute in Hungary, and has been a performer and teacher with chamber orchestras and small chamber groups in Austria, France, Germany, Poland, the former Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia. He presently teaches music for the Toronto District School Board and is a private music teacher and coach of chamber groups in Toronto.

 

Femke Bergsma recorder - Multi-instrumentalist Femke was born in Holland, where she studied at the Conservatory of Utrecht before moving to Montreal. She has since been a regular performer with several important Montreal ensembles for Baroque music, including Les Boréades de Montréal, Clavecin en Concert, and Les Idées Heureuses, as well as with Tafelmusik in Toronto. Her interest in medieval music lead her to study with members of the Boston Camerata. She has performed with the medieval music ensembles Stadaconé and Memoria (Quebec City) as well as Estaveland the Compagnie Machaut (Montreal). She founded ensemble Eya with viellist Liette Remon, and has participated in children's theater projects at Le Théâtre de Quartier.

 

He is artistic director ofMatthias Maute has achieved an international reputation as conductor, recorder and flute player, and composer. He is artistic director of Ensemble   Caprice, and regularly appears at major festivals in Canada and world wide. At Cammac he acts as Director of the Early Music Week. He teaches at Université de Montréal and McGill Universityin Montreal.in Montreal.

 

Marie Laurence Primeau viol - A recorder and viola da gamba player and baroque dancer from Montreal, Marie Laurence is a member of the ensemble Flûte Alors! and has worked with Les Voix Humaines, Ensemble Masques, Les Idées Heureuses, Early Music Studio of Montreal, and Toronto Masque Theatre. She also teaches at CAMMAC Early Music Week.

 Vincent Lauzer Recorder - Breakthrough Artist of the Year (2012 Opus Awards) and winner of many other awards, Vincent Lauzer studied with Matthias Maute at McGill University. As a member of the recorder quintet Flûte Alors! he toured Eastern Canada as part of Jeunesses Musicales du Canada's 2012-2013 season. Vincent teaches at the Jocelyne Laberge music school and for the Montreal Recorder Society. He is a member of the faculty for CAMMAC Early Music Week.

 

Sylvain Bergeron is a lutenist who founded and is co-music director of La Nef. He is in constant demand both as a soloist and ensemble player, and has accompanied such giants as viol player Jordi Savall in concert halls around the world including AmsterdamÕs Concertgebouw, ParisÕs Salle Gaveau and New YorkÕs Lincoln Center. Sylvain Bergeron is a lutenist who founded and is co-music director of La Nef. He is in constant demand both as a soloist and ensemble player, and has accompanied such giants as viol player Jordi Savall in concert halls around the world including AmsterdamÕs Concertgebouw, Paris's Salle Gaveau and New York's Lincoln Center.

 Joelle Morton, Viol - Active primarily as a soloist and chamber musician, Joëlle works in the US, Canada, Brazil and Europe, directing the Scaramella chamber series in Toronto, and making regular appearances with Tafelmusik, the New York Collegium, I Furiosi, the Musicians in Ordinary, Parthenia-A Consort of Viols, Artek, Philomel, Concert Royal, Brandywine Baroque, and Ensemble Soleil. She teaches viol at the University of Toronto.

 

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