WHO WE ARE

Contact Contemporary Music is a contemporary music ensemble and concert producing organization that highlights collaborations with other media, established and emerging composers, performances in alternative spaces, and outreach to underserved communities that stress diversity, collaboration and accessibility.

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NEW RELEASE

Brian Eno: Discreet Music
On the 40th anniversary of the release of Brian Eno's electronic ambient masterpiece Discreet Music, Toronto's classical Contact ensemble, led by artistic director and percussionist Jerry Pergolesi, weighs in with a modern arrangement that harks back to the adventurous experimentalism of the original.

 

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Formats: CD / Digital
Release Date: 11/13/2015
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COMING UP

A Gossamer Bit: Pride
CD Release Concert!
Thursday, June 16, 8pm

 

Featuring the music of Allison Cameron, with music also by Julius Eastman and more.
Music Gallery
197 John St, Toronto
$20/$15/$10
Music from Scratch
FREE WORKSHOP FOR YOUTH
Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 15, 2016

 

In partnership with the Canadian Music Centre Music From Scratch is a FREE week-long workshop for youth between the ages of 18 and 25 to create music with Contact and visiting composer (TBA) with a final concert presentation on Friday.

 

NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!
Just a willingness to learn and explore your own inner creativity

 

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Quatuor Bozzini + Contact: Dirty Light
Quatuor Bozzini and Contact collaborate on a concert featuring works by Allison Cameron, Linda Catlin Smith, Donnacha Dennehy and the North American premiere by German composer Iris ter Schiphorst.

 

Monday, April 4, 8pm
Music Gallery
197 John St, Toronto
$20/$15/$10

 

Saturday, April 9, 7:30pm
Phi Centre
407 Rue Saint Pierre, Montréal
$28/$25

THE ENSEMBLE

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Nick Bobas
Double bass/bass
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Mary Katherine Finch
Cello
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Sarah Fraser Raff
Violin
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Wallace Halladay
Saxophones
 

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Rob MacDonald

Guitar

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Jerry Pergolesi

Percussion

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Allison Wiebe

Piano

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