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JEANNE AMIÈLE: THE POET'S PILGRIMAGE

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THE POET’S PILGRIMAGE (version française ci-dessous)

CBC’s 2016 30-under-30 number one musician, Jeanne Amièle, plays classical, romantic and 20th-century works exploring life’s existential journey.

Canadian pianist Jeanne Amièle has distinguished herself at several national competitions in recent years, including the OSM Manulife Competition, the Canadian Music Competition, the Concours de musique Hélène-Roberge and the Concours de l’Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières. In 2016 she won first prize in Edmonton's Shean Piano Competition, and second prize in the Stepping Stone edition of the Canadian Music Competition (Drummondville, QC).

THE POET’S PILGRIMAGE

Classée première musicienne au programme de la CBC 30-under-30 (30 de moins de 30) en 2016, Jeanne Amièle joue des pièces classiques, romantiques et des œuvres du 20ième siècle qui explorent le parcours exitentiel de la vie.

Cette pianiste s’est distinguée récemment lors de plusieurs concours nationaux, dont le OSM Manuvie, le Concours de musique du Canada, le Concours de musique Hélène-Roberge et le Concours de l’Orchestre symphonique de Trois-Rivières. En 2016, elle a remporté le premier prix au Concours de piano Shean à Edmonton et le deuxième prix à l’édition Tremplin du Concours de musique du Canada à Drummondville (Québec).

MPRS

The Master Piano Recital Series is the region’s uniquely dedicated solo classical piano series. Hailed for “filling a necessary niche” (Citizen) in the city, the series brings spectacular classical piano talent from around the world to audiences in the nation's capital.

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UPBEAT! PRODUCTIONS

UPBEAT! PRODUCTIONS is an incorporated not for profit musical production company (charitable status pending), established to enable the presentation of superb live music, accessibly and affordably in the community.

Dedicated to building connection through music, UPBEAT! PRODUCTIONS, under the Artistic Direction of Roland Graham, presents audiences in the Nation’s Capital with exciting performers, especially young and emerging artists from Canada and beyond, playing the music that most fires their passion from across the genres, in two the series, Concerts by the Canal (CBTC) and the Master Piano Recital Series (MPRS).

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Southminster United Church, on the bank of Ottawa’s Rideau Canal, hosts a thriving musical program that includes, in addition to UPBEAT’s programing, the DOMS weekly Wednesday noon-hour concert series, along with frequent appearances by noteworthy artists and ensembles from Ottawa and beyond. The church’s fine acoustics, 500-capacity seating, easy accessibility, and the presence of an excellent 9’ concert grand piano, make it a perfect venue for presenting live music to the community of Ottawa.

ROLAND GRAHAM

Pianist, harpsichordist, conductor, composer, and impresario, Roland Graham is the driving creative force behind Ottawa’s UPBEAT! PRODUCTIONS.

He has been heard as a pianist on CBC Radio 2, and performed with groups including the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Ottawa Bach Choir, Caelis Academy Ensemble and Rideau Chorale, of which he is also Founding Artistic Director. His original composition for choir and organ, Canterbury Canticles, was premiered at Canterbury Cathedral in the UK in 2005.

As Director of Music at Southminster United Church, Roland leads a dynamic 12-voice chamber choir, and in 2013, founded the church’s popular Wednesday noon hour concert series, Doors Open for Music at Southminster (DOMS). Later that year, he founded the Master Piano Recital Series, and Concerts by the Canal in 2016. Both series are now administered and produced by UPBEAT! PRODUCTIONS.

A gifted teacher, communicator and promoter of music in the community, Roland studied classical piano with Marc Durand and Jimmy Brière at the Université de Montrèal, and Jean Desmarais at the University of Ottawa.


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