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On June 30th – Dan Mangan’s two-time JUNO award winning & two-time Polaris Music Prize listed music and songwriting skills have allowed him to travel and perform his music extensively across North America, Europe and Australia. Mangan has been active as a songwriter for over 20 years, releasing his first EP in 2003. He has since released 5 LP’s and various EPs and singles. His latest album, Being Somewhere (2022) has been described as unfurling like an overdo conversation with an old friend.
Over his career, Mangan’s addictive folk sound has led him around the world playing at various venues and festivals. He collaborates heavily with other musicians in his work, and has worked with names such as Thomas Bartlett (The National, Taylor Swift) and Dave Okumu (Arlo Parks, Adele). In addition to his personal songwriting and music career, Mangan also scores music for movies and TV. He scored for feature film Hector and The Search for Happiness, as well as various Netflix and AMC productions.
On July 2nd – Canadian classical duo Christina Bouey and Pierre Andre-Doucet have carefully crafted a program for violin and piano that is sure to leave an incredible mark on listeners. An afternoon of music performed by two highly achieved musicians is sure to be a delight.
Prince Edward Island violinist Christina Bouey has achieved many great things in her field. She attended both the Boston Conservatory and Manhattan Music School, and currently serves as concertmaster of the Cayuga Chamber Orchestra. She also has an accomplished performance career as a soloist and chamber musician. She has performed as a soloist with symphonies across Canada, and has played solo and chamber music in iconic venues such as Carnegie Hall, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Esterhazy Palace. Among her awards and prizes include the Grand Prize at the Fischoff Competition, Osaka International Chamber Competition, Hugo Kortchak Award for outstanding achievement in chamber music, Heida Hermann International, Canadian National Music Festival, Queens Concerto Competition, and the Balsam Duo Competition.
New Brunswick pianist Pierre Andre-Doucet has recently completed his doctoral studies in piano performance at the University of Montreal. Pierre premiered with the New Brunswick symphony in 2007, and has gone on to perform with many other symphonies across Canada and South Africa. He recently won a position in the inaugural Lincoln Center Stage piano quintet aboard the MS Koningsdam. A selection of his accomplishments include winning the prestigious Knigge Piano Competition, the Auditions Jeunes Artistes de Radio-Canada and the Atlantic Young Artist Competition, Mr. Doucet has also been a prize-winner at the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto Career Development Award Competition, the National Music Festival, the Canadian Music Competition, and the CFMTA National Piano Competition. His evocative and compelling readings of contemporary scores also make him a refreshing and vital musician, and have seen him awarded the Best Performance of Contemporary Music Prize at the Ibiza International Piano Competition, the Best Performance of a Canadian Work Prize at the Prix d’Europe, as well as the Dorothy Buckley Prize for the Interpretation of Canadian Music.