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YEAR 2019 GOALS

24

COMMUNITIES

150

HOURS OF MUSIC

11700

CANADIANS REACHED

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THE PIANO SIX STORY

MISSION STATEMENT

Our mission is to bring world-class pianists to thousands of Canadians in remote communities, to inspire future generations of musicians and fans.

LOYALTY

Develop future Canadian audiences for traditional and contemporary classical music.

EXPERTISE

Provide audiences a chance to interact with world class musicians directly.

ECONOMIES OF SCALE

Encourage Canadians of all ages and backgrounds to join performance groups or take music lessons.

INNOVATION

Enhance Canadian artistic life by revitalizing the engagement of Canadians with classical music.

“It takes a whole community, not just a school to educate our children well, and you and your group have provided a rich experience for them.” Wainwright High School, AB

“Your program can have no rival in its far-reaching effect on audiences, students and teachers throughout Canada. It must work like ripples in a pond, reaching more and wider circles as it progresses.” Triad Concert Society, Port Moody, BC

“To see these great artists and great human beings giving unselfishly of themselves in the ‘cause’ of music and education is an inspiration to students, teachers and audiences alike. Bravo!” John Hansen, Acadia University, NS

MEET THE ARTISTS

Marika Bournaki

  • Featured in an award-winning documentary, ``I am not a rock star``.
  • Connects 19th century piano repertoire to storytelling and poetry.
  • Unashamed Reality TV enthusiast; Love a great cup of coffee and long walks anywhere.

David Jalbert

  • Recent album chosen among CBC's Top 10 of 2017.
  • Captures music's potential to instantly change moods and colours.
  • Tennis aficionado and trying to get over a long love affair with rock n’ roll.

Angela Park

  • Founding member of the award-winning Ensemble ``Made In Canada.``
  • Reproduces the sights, smells and sounds of nature through music.
  • Enjoys reading, hiking and most importantly spending time with her son.

Ian Parker

  • Winner of numerous prizes and awards including the Sylva Gelber Career Grant given annually for most talented Canadian pianist.
  • Explores improvisation and melodic inventiveness through the ages.
  • Ian is also a gourmet cook and you'll often find him out in the local market snatching up savory fruits and cheeses.

Anastasia Rizikov

  • At 19, has already appeared as soloist with major orchestras in North America and Europe.
  • Reflects on world cultures, including music from Russia, Germany, Iran and the US.
  • If not practicing, you can find her spending hours in the kitchen perfecting a recipe or buried deep in an art museum.

Daniel Wnukowski

  • Founder & Artistic Director - maintains an active concert career spanning 25 countries.
  • Explores dance music and the subtle nuances of rhythm.
  • Enjoys deep sea sailing and is a proud father of two.

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OUR CAUSE

Our artists contribute their time and talent so that the experience is affordable for all. But that means that we rely on the generosity of sponsors and donors to ensure that this valuable program can thrive and grow.

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OUR BLOG

November 3

How It All Began – Part 2

We managed to snatch Daniel Wnukowski away from his busy schedule to ask him a few questions about what inspired him to relaunch Piano Six. We’ve divided the story up into two parts with the first part offering a short introduction and the second part including a longer sit-down interview. Access the first part here. […]

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October 15

First Commissioned Work

Piano Six – Next Generation is pleased to announce its first commission for a Canadian work.

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March 8

Piano Six is featured in Ludwig Van

Piano Six - Next Generation is featured in Ludwig Van, a Toronto-based blog curated by experts with a passion for music.

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April 14

New Website

Pianosix.com is now live with fine details about the artists involved. Includes information about project logistics, history, and research.

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Call Genny at (416) 801-6771

Let’s talk about bringing Piano Six to your community!