Announcing HATCH 2023 Participants!
For our fifth consecutive season, we are excited to present HATCH, Continuum’s annual summer music mentorship project for performers, composers and conductors made possible with the generous support of The Azrieli Foundation.
From this year’s pool of applications, our jury selected the following participants:
Composers: Gabo Champagne, Nathan Friedman and Ethan Wray Hill
Performers: Roan Ma (violin), Audréanne Filion (cello), Sara Constant (flute), Juliette Moreno (clarinet), Megaria Halim (piano) and Alex Fraga (percussion)We are also proud to continue our partnership with Tapestry Opera and other partner organizations across Canada for the Women in Musical Leadership program. We welcome conductor Monica Chen, who will lead the HATCH ensemble in rehearsal and performance. Monica’s conductor mentor is Rosemary Thomson, Music Director and conductor of the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra.
Mentors: Carolyn Chen (composer), Jason Doell (composer), Carol Fujino (violin), Paul Widner (cello), Leslie Newman (flute), Anthony Thompson (clarinet), Gregory Oh (piano), Ryan Scott (percussion).
We are excited to once again partner with our friends at the Canadian Music Centre that will host our rehearsal process in Toronto in July, followed by performances at the Toronto Summer Music Festival (July 18), BIGLAKE Festival (July 20), and Ottawa Chamberfest (July 22)! Stay tuned for dates and ticket availability. We look forward to sharing recordings of the works by our participating composers and mentors as part of our Press Play series next season.
Lessons are underway – we look forward to sharing more information on our upcoming performances and these phenomenal next generation of contemporary music artists!
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