Chamber Music Orillia

What some of
our patrons
are saying...

Marie-Caroline is a world-class violinist. Together with her husband, she is a rare and superb addition to the local music scene.

Albert Greer, C.M.


Jeff and Caroline create musical magic together!

Roy Menagh, Director
Orilla Wind Ensemble/
Orillia Vocal Ensemble


A well-performed, unique, and interesting programme…such a breath of fresh air!

Blair Bailey
from Orillia


It is so wonderful to hear children actually singing instead of shouting!

A patron from England


Violinist Marie-Caroline Bourque has a beautiful, full and warm sound. She posseses an excellent technique and plays with great expression.
Jeffrey Moellman is a master organist who knows his craft, and an accomplished collaborative pianist.

Anna Trubashnik,
Cantor, Temple Emanu-el, Toronto
Former member, Brussels Opera House


I was thrilled to hear the quality of music-making at the concert at St. James’ this afternoon. The Divertimento and the Vivaldi were particularly well performed and I was delighted with the way the children did so well with the Toy Symphony. It is such a treat to hear performers sounding like real chamber musicians.

I brought a carload of audience members down from Bracebridge and everyone was very excited with the entire concert. We’ll be looking forward to the rest of the series. Congratulations!

Nancy Telfer
internationally recognized composer and choral clinician


What a marvellous concert this afternoon!… The programme was quite impressive with such vitality, clarity and perfection. It was marvellous and I thank you so much for this opportunity to hear such expertise and joy that touched my heart and made it swell with gratitude.

A patron from Orillia


Thanks again for the joyful afternoon yesterday. When our kids told their Dad about the concert, all they talked about were the kids and their instruments, so you achieved an impression! Well done.

Kristine Riedel-Fiddick from Orillia


I’m congratulating you on your stupendous presentation. You and Caroline are such unbelievable assets to Orillia’s music community. Never do I recommend anyone unless they’re stellar. You hit the jackpot! Thanks for your wonderful contributions.

Paul Gockel
from Port Carling


I must tell you what a wonderful time I had watching and listening to your chamber music concert today. I was completely blown away by the amazing talent and skill of all the musicians. The children actually brought a tear to my eye when they began playing. Thanks again, I’ll be watching for more concert announcements.

Liz Taylor from Orillia


My daughter and I were thoroughly rapt with your concert at St. James’. I would like to consider sponsoring further through my business.

Stan Hunter
from Port Carling



Founders

Jeffrey Moellman, piano / organ / conductor Marie-Caroline Bourque, violin


Upcoming Guests

Evelyn Liang, piano Anna Trubashnik, mezzo soprano Keiko Yoden-Kuepfer, piano


Past Guests

Anna Antropova, viola / violin Suhashini Arulanandam, violin Michael Barth, trumpet Tim Beattie, guitar Alejandro Céspedes, percussion Pamela Cioroch, piano / composer Tim Francom, percussion Albert Greer, conductor / tenor Christine Gale Harrison, violin Christina Heppelle, soprano James Hilts, clarinet David Jones, piano Valerie Kuinka, viola Susan Kutertan, flute Janelle Laarakker, soprano Albina Molodozhan, violin Leonid Nediak, piano Sharon Prater, ’cello Mateusz Swoboda, ’cello Valerie Selander Voisey, violin Nancy Telfer, composer / piano Aleksa Toskov, violin / viola Anna Trubashnik, mezzo soprano Peter Voisey, oboe Mary-Jo Wilson, accompanist Alyssa Wright, ’cello Keiko Yoden-Kuepfer, piano


Upcoming Events

April 2: 3rd-annual “Music in the Museum” @ OMAH with CMO Youth Choirs and instrumentalists April 30: Spring Concert - CMO Youth Choirs


Past Concerts

2015-2016 Season - COMING SOON 2014-2015 Season - COMING SOON 2013-2014 Season - COMING SOON 2012-2013 Season 2011-2012 Season
About Past Performances
CMO Youth Choirs CMO Chamber Choir

Musician Profile

Tim Beattie

Born in Toronto in 1997, TIM BEATTIE is currently studying on scholarship under the tutelage of Jason Vieaux at the Cleveland Institute of Music, where he is pursuing a Bachelor“s degree in Music Performance. Prior to moving to Cleveland, Tim studied on full scholarship in the pre-college school at the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto), in the studio of maestro Robert Hamilton.

Tim has won over 30 top prizes in competitions at municipal through international levels, most notably the 2014 Indiana International Guitar Competition (youth division), 2013 Montreal International Guitar Competition (youth division), and the 2015 Rose Bowl Competition in Barrie.

From 2011 to 2015, Tim was an active member of the Guitar Society of Toronto, and participant in the Society’s guitar orchestra. He actively seeks to collaborate with other artists, and has worked in chamber groups with guitar, cello, voice, harp, and piano - for many of which he has transcribed and commissioned repertoire.

Though his primary focus is on classical guitar, Tim has also studied various other genres including jazz, blues, rock, and percussive acoustic guitar. He has had the opportunity to play for world-renowned guitarists such as Francisco Bernier, Roland Dyens, Marcin Dylla, Jeffrey Mcfadden, Rovshan Mamedkuliev, Matthew McAllister, Matt Palmer, Edel Munoz, Rafael Aguirre, Liona Boyd, Marko Feri, Stephen Aron, Tommy Emmanuel, Eli Kassner, Patrick Kearney, and Thibault Cauvin, among many others.

Tim has maintained an active performance schedule, playing regularly in settings ranging from local seniors’ residences to some of Ontario’s major concert halls to live television. He performed as concert opener for Edel Munoz, Jason Vieaux, Isaac Bustos, Rafael Aguirre, Marko Feri, Matt Palmer, and others. In 2013, Tim was featured on live radio in Toronto, and made his international debut the following spring as a featured performer at the 2014 Montréal International Guitar Festival.

Outside of music, Tim enjoys spending time with his family and friends, reading philosophy and poetry, collecting vinyl records, staying active with a variety of sports, and volunteering at local seniors’ residences and church.

Tim plays an instrument built by Québec luthier Patrick Mailloux.

www.timbeattie.ca

March 2016



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