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Date(s) - Saturday, May 6, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Creating Space Yoga Studio


A new classical concert series in Oakville,(CSY Music Series) at “Creating Space Yoga” Studio 594 Chartwell Rd.

About Warren Nicholson:
Acclaimed guitarist Warren Nicholson possesses superb technique, an innate expressiveness in performance and insightful interpretations which he brings to bear on a wide repertoire that ranges from the baroque to the modern-day.

Warren Nicholson is a graduate of McMaster University (B Mus) and the Manhattan School of Music (MMus), studying under Peter McAllister, Norbert Kraft and Marc Delpriora. In 1997 Nicholson won the 1997 Artists International Auditions, giving his Weill Recital Hall solo debut concert in 1998.

He is also a proponent of new music for guitar, participating in the World Premiere of Pritsker’s “Concerto for Four Guitars” and Kampela’s “Polymetria”.

Since then he has given solo recitals across Canada & the US and has collaborated with many chamber groups & orchestras, including Absolute Ensemble, Etobicoke Philharmonic and the Oakville Symphony. He has also performed at CAMI Hall NYC, sponsored by the Canadian Consulate, Bache Miller Theater/Columbia University, Weill Recital Hall, et al.

In 2013, Warren Nicholson released his debut CD of solo guitar music entitled “Latin American Guitar Favourites”, featuring works by Villa-Lobos, Brouwer, Cardoso and Barrios Mangore.

About Mark Whale:
Mark Whale, PhD, studied the violin at the Royal Academy of Music in London, UK and in Freiburg , Germany. Having taught and performed in England for a number of years, he moved to Toronto in 2004 where he returned to full time study, receiving a doctorate in music education in 2009. His thesis focuses on musical meaning and is published online, entitled “Music as the Between: the idea of meeting in existence, music and education.” Dr. Whale has since published a number of articles related to his thesis and given papers at many international conferences.

Currently he teaches courses at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus, and at Humber College as well as working as a freelance musician. Mark’s interests as a performer are broad, ranging from classical chamber music to Bosnian folk music and gypsy jazz. He has been a member of the EPO since 2012, where he has held the positions of principal 2nd violin and guest concertmaster.

Limited seating for this intimate concert series. Please purchase your tickets in advance.

Ticket Information
$25.00 plus hst

Featuring the music of Albeniz, Barrios, Schubert and Piazzolla.

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