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Eckhardt-Gramatte Competition Winner's Tour, Regina Concert

Thu., Nov. 19, 2015 7:30 p.m.

Location: Shu-Box Theatre, Dr. William Riddell Centre, University of Regina

Joshua Peters, violin accompanied by Katherine Dowling, piano

About the Competition

The Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition is the most important annually held contemporary music competition for exceptional emerging Canadian performing artists in piano, voice, and strings. Shortly after the competition, the winner performs recitals during a 3-week residency at the prestigious Casalmaggiore International Festival in Italy before the cross-Canada winner’s tour in November.

This year's winner:

Joshua Peters was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and began his violin studies at the age of four as a student of Gwen Hoebig and Karl Stobbe. He continued his studies at McGill University with Jonathan Crow, Denise Lupien, and Axel Strauss, and at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music as a student of Ian Swensen. He has appeared as a soloist on numerous occasions with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, as concertmaster of the McGill Symphony Orchestra, and as a member of the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

Katherine Dowling is praised by the New York Times for her “crystalline performances, gestural expressiveness, and careful attention to color,” and has performed across North America and the United Kingdom. She joined Gruppo Montebello in 2011, an all-star chamber ensemble directed by Henk Guittart. She has enjoyed working with esteemed artists including the Jupiter String Quartet, Shauna Rolston, Joel Sachs, Marc Destrubé.

Adults: $12.00
Students & Seniors: $8.00
Free admission for U of R Students with Student ID