Alpha Art Gallery, in partnership with Music & Beyond is proud to present the inaugural Emerging Artist Series. Each month, this series will present the extraordinary talents of local emerging performing artists. As a hotspot of arts and culture in the National Capital Region, Alpha Art Gallery seeks to blend art with music, while providing an opportunity to showcase local talent.
All proceeds of this series are in support of the artists and the pursuit of their passions. For more information about the artists and to purchase tickets, click on the dates below.
February 17, 2019 – Bronwyn Thies-Thompson, Soprano
Bronwyn Thies-Thompson is a young Canadian soprano with an affinity for early music. She is sought after for her solid and inspired performances amongst small vocal ensembles, regularly performing and recording with Daniel Taylor’s Theatre of Early Music and Trinity Choir (including their JUNO nominated discs, Four Thousand Winter & The Tree of Life).
March 3, 2019 – James Coole-Stevenson, Baritone “A Spanish Investigation”
James Coole-Stevenson, baritone, is pursuing a double major in vocal performance and computer science at the University of Ottawa, studying under John Avey. He has performed in the University of Ottawa production of Le Nozze di figaro (Antonio), the NAC production of Louis Riel and SOPAC productions I Pagliacci (chorus) and Cendrillon (The Superintendent).
April 14, 2019 – Brandon Wilkie, Cello “20th Century Cello”
Cellist Brandon Wilkie grew up in Pembroke, Ontario where he began playing cello at the age of 13. Brandon studied cello at the University of Ottawa with Paul Marleyn and later with Shauna Rolston at the University of Toronto. While living in Toronto, he was a member of the Arkadas String Quartet who received the Felix Galimir Award for Chamber Music.
May 5, 2019 – Noah Landers, “Piano Rachmaninoff & Friends”
Beginning February 17, 2019, Alpha Art Gallery will host Ottawa’s inaugural Emerging Artist Series. Each month will feature a different local performing artist accompanied by special guests, and the promise of an artfully fun afternoon! All proceeds are in support of the artists and the pursuit of their passions.
June 2, 2019 – Jessyca Morgan, Soprano “Lieder, Chanson & Art Song”
Jessyca is a following a double degree (English and Music) at Carleton University, studying with Ottawa’s own Isabelle Lacroix. She has also studied with Cara Gilbertson at The Bytown School of Singing and at the University of Ottawa with Christiane Riel. While Jessyca’s career is pointing her towards a Law degree, her passion is to sing, especially in a choral setting.