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Euterpe in Durham Region Schools

“To Wake the Soul by Tender Strokes of Art” Bringing the Best in Live Music to Schools in Durham and Beyond By: John Arkelian ENSEMBLE VIVANT, Euterpe’s flagship performance group, along with other world-class musicians, have been enriching the lives of children and...

Ensemble Vivant performs at Cummer Lodge, December 20, 2018

ENSEMBLE VIVANT performance at Cummer Lodge on December 20, 2018 Ensemble Vivant: Catherine Wilson, piano; Corey Gemmell, violin; Norman Hathaway, viola; Sybil Shanahan, cello; Jim Vivian, bass Sponsored by EUTERPE CORPORATION Photos by Marion Voysey...

SickKids, Toronto – December, 2018

Ensemble Vivant performers: Catherine Wilson, piano; Corey Gemmell, violin; Norman Hathaway, viola; Sybil Shanahan, cello; Jim Vivian, bass Ensemble Vivant performed for the patients, their families, and the staff at The Hospital for Sick...

Why Early Exposure to Music is Essential

The earlier one is exposed to the benefits of music the more enriched one’s life has the chance to be. There is compelling scientific documentation that has demonstrated that active participation in listening to and making live music has profound...

Music is the Key Video

This compelling video was filmed and recorded LIVE at various Euterpe events beginning in November, 2011 through to October 2018. Brilliantly captured are the spontaneous, joyous reactions and responses of the children, all of which are consistent with the reactions...

Music Is The Key in Early Brain Development

Classical and jazz can benefit on deeper levels because of the complexity of the structure and of the harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic development. It is well documented that early exposure to music is of paramount importance in the healthy development...

Euterpe and Reaching Out Through Music – Nov 2018

Ensemble Vivant, Euterpe's flagship performance group, performed 3 concerts for the student body of 750 children on Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 in St. James Town at Rose Avenue Jr. Public School: First Performance: JK & SK; Second Performance: Grades 1-3; and Third...

Gravenhurst Performances – November 2018

Ensemble Vivant concert for the Muskoka Concert Association. This was the fourth time that Ensemble Vivant has been invited to be part of this concert series. The concerts took place at the Gravenhurst Opera House in Gravenhurst, Ontario. For this...

Is Music for EVERYONE or Only for the Wealthy?

Although modern researchers have confirmed the intuitive wisdom of the ancients, vitally important music programs remain unavailable to the vast majority of children in our country. A few generations ago, wonderful music programs thrived in the...

Thomas A. Scott HS, Peterborough

Ensemble Vivant performed for Performing Arts Lakefield concert series (PAL). This was Ensemble Vivant’s second appearance on this wonderful concert series. The following review from Performing Arts Lakefield is representative of the feedback from every Ensemble...

Beautiful Music at the Regent Theatre, May 2018

Ensemble Vivant performed at the Regent Theatre in Oshawa, Ontario on May 24, 2018. Sponsored by telMAX Telecommunications, this concert launched the partnership of telMAX/Euterpe/Yamaha in the Durham Region. telMax Telecommunications is proud to partner with Euterpe...

Woodland Heights PS, London, Ontario

Ensemble Vivant performed for the SUNFEST World Music and Jazz Series. This is the third time that the group has performed for this series, and judging by the audience feedback, and word from the board of directors, Ensemble Vivant will be returning for...

Euterpe and Reaching Out Through Music, Dec 2017

This video was filmed and recorded LIVE on December 22, 2017 at Rose Ave. Jr. PS in St. James Town, Toronto.This video and accompanying photos document the collaboration of Euterpe Corporation and Reaching Out Through Music (ROTM), 2 important Toronto based music...

Catherine Wilson, PhD

Catherine Wilson’s PhD, ‘Music and Healing‘ supports EUTERPE’s many musical initiatives.Catherine is the Founder and Artistic Director of Euterpe Corporation, which is a Vision in Action, embodying the vitally important musical initiatives that have been...

Catherine Wilson presents her PhD research

EUTERPE Founder and Artistic Director Catherine Wilson was invited to present her PhD research at the Medical Humanities Conference at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, May 7-8, 2016. Music and Healing: Progress Towards Elysium How Music is...

LIVE LAB: McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind, Hamilton, ON

Ensemble Vivant was invited to perform the Inaugural concert for McMaster University’s LIVE LAB: MIMM (McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind), Hamilton, Ontario, September 27, 2014 Ensemble Vivant performers: Catherine Wilson, pianist; Stephen Sitarski, violin;...

High-tech venue opens in Hamilton

Mac’s LIVElab welcomes the public for a test drive From the Hamilton Spectator, by Graham Rockingham McMaster University is now home to one of the most-sophisticated, high-tech concert venues in the world. As a matter of fact, the new LIVElab at the McMaster Institute...

WholeNote Magazine – Mysterium review

WholeNote Magazine, September 2014, by Roger Knox John Burke is a distinguished Canadian composer whose work has for two decades moved beyond the concert hall to engage with contemplative practices of several cultural traditions. This disc includes pieces from the...

LIVE Lab Grand Opening

ENSEMBLE VIVANT has been invited to perform as part of the Open House Ceremonies of the McMaster Institute for Music and the Mind: the LIVE Lab, at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. This prestigious event will be held from 12:00 – 3:00 pm on September 27, 2014...

New CD! John Burke’s Mysterium

The new Euterpe project "Mysterium: Music from the Labyrinth" from composer John Burke and performed by Ensemble Vivant. Available Now! $19.95 (includes taxes and shipping worldwide) To listen to the album or for digital download of individual tracks, click here!...

Benefit Concert, April 25th at the Heliconian Club

An evening of sensuous latin music in aid of bringing live quality music to children.  Featuring music by Ensemble Vivant and images of Havana by photographer Mary Purdue. Fri April 25 at 7:30 pm at Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave, Toronto On. Tickets are available...

The Story of Jethro

On March 24, 2013 Euterpe presented Jethro Paris with a snare drum, drum stand, sticks and practice pad along with private drum lessons, thanks to the sponsorship of Yamaha Canada Music. The presentation occurred at the Yamaha Music School in Toronto,...

The Story of Ismael

The musical seeds planted by Euterpe musicians are tangibly evidenced by the joyous reactions of the children in the Euterpe DVD ‘Music is the Key’. These live performances inspire the children, many of them asking for the chance to play a...

Ensemble Vivant at Heliconian Club of Toronto

Euterpe sponsored 5 tickets, 3 children and 2 adults, to attend an Ensemble Vivant concert that was part of the concert series at Toronto’s  Heliconian Club, on Friday, October 26, 2012.  None of these people had ever had the opportunity to attend a concert of...

Music is the Key

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