2007 – 2003

2007

Saturday, December 1
Annual self-presented concert ‘Tsuzure’. Ryerson Theatre, Toronto, ON.

Saturday, November 3
Full concert presented by Strathroy Arts Council. Strathroy, ON

Friday, October 19 and Saturday, October 20
Various performances at the Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF). Black Mountain, North Carolina.

Sunday, October 14
One-hour family concert presented by the Lindsay Concert Association. Glen Crombie Theatre. Lindsay, ON.

Saturday, October 6
One-hour young audience performance as part of HarbourKids. Concert Stage, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, ON

Saturday, September 29
Full concert presented by the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, MI.

Saturday, September 22
Performances for “Experience a Touch of Japan” presented by the Consulate General of Japan in Detroit. Saginaw, MI

Sunday, September 23
Performance for the Asian Studies Center at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Thursday, August 16
Free one-hour concert presented by the Toronto Music Garden.

Thursday, July 5 and Friday, July 7
One-hour performances presented by London’s Sunfest 2007. Bandshell Mainstage and Via Rail Stage, London, ON.

Friday, June 22
One-hour headline performance for the Silk Road Festival presented by the City of Kitchener.

Saturday, April 28
Full concert (return engagement) presented by The Ark. Ann Arbor, MI.

Thursday, April 26
KNE in collaboration with Bruno Deschesnes (shakuhachi), Michel Dubeau (Armenian duduk), Hassan Boussou (Moroccan gambri), Shuni Tsou (Chinese di-zi), Babak Towhidi (Persian sétar), Kayo Yasuhara (Japanese dance) presented by Musique Multi-Montreal.


US Tour

Saturday, April 21
Featured performers for “Sentimental Journeys 2007” for Longue Vue House and Gardens (National Historic Landmark). New Orleans, Louisiana.

Friday, April 20
Full concert (return engagement) presented by the Dennos Museum Center, Milliken Auditorium. Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City, MI.

Thursday, April 19
Full concert presented by the Cheboygan Opera House. Cheboygan, MI.

Wednesday, April 18
Full concert (return engagement) presented by Lake Superior State University Arts Center. Sault Ste. Marie, MI.

Saturday, February 17
Full concert presented by the Performing Arts Bancroft. The Village Playhouse, Bancroft, ON.

Friday, January 26
Performance presented by the Ann Arbor Folk Festival. Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI.


Tour of South Carolina

Saturday, January 20
Full evening concert presented by the Arts Centre of Coastal Carolina. Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Tuesday, January 16
Full evening concert presented by the Greenwood-Lander Performing Arts Series. Cultural Centre Auditorium Lander University, Greenwood, South Carolina.


2006

Saturday, November 25
Full concert presented by the Embassy of Japan in Ottawa. Museum of Civilization, Hull, PQ.

Friday, November 17
Full concert presented by McMaster University’s Celebrity Concert Series. Convocation Hall, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14
Annual self-presented concert “Sacred Tree”. Al Green Theatre, Toronto, ON.

Saturday, September 16
Joint concert with virtuoso erhu player George Gao as part of the September Celebration Events for the opening of the Rose Theatre. Brampton, ON.

Sunday, August 27
Peterborough Folk Festival. Mainstage Finale.

Thursday, August 17
One-hour performance at the Toronto Music Garden.

Monday, August 7
Brampton Nitty Gritty Festival. Chinguacousy Park Band Shell.

Thursday, June 15 and Friday, June 16
Three performances presented by the Mississauga International Children’s Festival 2006. Mississauga Living Arts Centre, ON.

Saturday, June 10
Performance presented by Carousel by the River Festival. Windsor, ON

Friday, May 26
Full concert presented by the Windsor Capitol Theatre, ON.


Tour of Northern Ontario, Michigan and Louisiana

Sunday, April 30
Festival International de Louisiane. Scene Fais Do Do Stage. Lafayette, Louisiana.

Saturday, April 29
Festival International de Louisiane. Scene Lafayette Stage. Lafayette, Louisiana.

Wednesday, April 26
Full concert presented by The Ark. Ann Arbor, MI.

Saturday, April 22
Full concert presented by the Dennos Museum Center, Northwestern Michigan College, Milliken Auditorium, Traverse City, MI.

Friday, April 21
Full concert presented by the Crooked Tree Arts Centre Performing Arts Series, Petoskey, MI.

Wednesday, April 19
Full concert presented by Northern Michigan University’s Performing Arts Series. Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette, MI.

Monday, April 17
Full concert presented by Lake Superior State University’s Diversity Committee. Lake Superior State University Arts Centre, Sault Ste Marie, MI.

Saturday, April 15
Full concert presented by the Charles Stockey Centre for Performing Arts, Parry Sound, ON.


Sunday, March 26
One-hour family concert presented by Harbourfront Centre’s “Music with Bite” series. Toronto, ON.

Thursday, March 16 and Friday, March 17
Special one-hour concert presented by the Toronto Art Expo featuring all eight members of the Ensemble. Metro Toronto Convention Centre.


Tour of Atlantic Canada

Sunday, March 5
Full concert presented by Acadia University Performing Arts. Acadia University, Nova Scotia.

Saturday, March 4
Full concert presented by Mount Allison Performing Arts Series. Convocation Hall, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick.

Friday, March 3
Full concert presented by the Fredericton Playhouse “Discover Series”, New Brunswick.


Tuesday, February 28
Noon concert presented by McMaster University’s School of Art, Music and Drama. Convocation Hall, McMaster University.


2005

Sunday, December 4
Cushion Concert presented by Jeunesses Musicales and the Grimsby Concert Association. Grimsby Public Art Gallery

Thursday, September 15 to Saturday, September 17
Annual self-produced concert celebrating the official CD release of ‘Kiro’ (Crossroads). George Ignatieff Theatre, Toronto, ON.

Thursday, August 18
One-hour concert presented by the Toronto Music Garden.

Saturday, August 13 and Sunday, August 14
Main stage full concerts presented by the Great Lakes Folk Festival.


Tour of Italy II

Sunday, August 7
Full concert. Pala Levico. Levico (Trento), Italy.

Saturday, August 6
Hiroshima memorial performance. Castello di Pergine. Pergine (Trento), Italy.

Saturday, July 30
Opening performance for “Effecto Venezia 2005” Festival. Fortezza Nuova, Livorno, Italy.


Sunday, July 17
Full concert presented by Black Creek Pioneer Village’s Sensational Sounds of Summer Sunday Music Series.

Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10
Three main stage performances presented by Sunfest. Victoria Park, London, ON.

Friday, July 1
Canada Day performance presented by the City of Mississauga. Main stage, Mississauga Civic Centre.

Tuesday, June 28
Full concert presented by the Canada Trust Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival. World Stage at Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto.

Saturday, June 11
Concert presented by the Mulitcultural Council of Windsor for the “Carousel by the River Festival”. Festival Plaza, Windsor, ON.

Wednesday, April 27
Full concert presented by Allegheny College, Meadville, PA. Henderson Campus Centre

Saturday, April 2
Full concert presented by the Elliot Lake Entertainment Series. Lester B. Pearson Civic Centre, Elliot Lake, ON.

Friday, April 1
Full concert presented by the Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts, Parry Sound, ON

Saturday, March 19
Joint concert with Montreal percussion duo GaPa (Ganesh Anandan and Patrick Graham) presented by the Univerisity of Toronto at Scarborough.

Thursday, March 17
Featured performers at the Toronto Art Expo, Canada’s Largest Art Show. Metro Convention Centre

Thursday, March 10
“Blind Date” concert presented by the Markham Theatre for the Perfoming Art’s Professional Series.


Tour of Italy

February 23 – Gela, Sicily
Full concert presented by Amici della Musica Caltanissetta. Auditorium Eskilo.

February 22 – Vittoria, Sicily
Full concert presented by Amici della Musica. Teatro Comunale

February 21 – Messina, Sicily
Full concert presented by Accademia Filarmonica di Messina . Teatro Annibale di Francia

February 20 – Trapani, Sicily
Full concert presented by Amici della Musica di Trapini. Auditorium Tito Marrone

February 19 – Trapani, Sicily
School concert presented by Amici della Musica di Trapini. Auditorium Tito Marrone

February 17 – Caltanissetta, Sicily
Full concert presented by Amici della Musica di Caltanissetta. Teatro Margherita.


Saturday, January 22
Full concert presented by the Royal Conservatory of Music as part of its World Music Concert Series. Toronto, ON.


2004

Friday, November 19
Full concert presented by McMaster University’s Celebrity Concert Series. Convocation Hall.

Friday, November 12
Full concert presented by the Sanderson Centre for Performing Arts, Brantford, ON.

Wednesday, November 3
Full concert presented by the Capitol Centre, North Bay, ON.

Saturday, October 16
Annual self-presented concert “New Traditions” premiering new works. Hart House Theatre, Toronto, ON.

Friday, October 1
Full concert presented by Barrie’s 2nd Colours of Music Festival. First Christian Reform Church, Barrie.

Saturday, August 21 and Sunday, August 22
Ontario Renaissance Festival, Globe Stage. Milton, ON.

Friday, August 20
Opening performance of the International Stage at the Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto.

Thursday, August 19
One-hour concert presented by the Toronto Music Garden.

Saturday, July 17 and Sunday, July 18
Workshops and performances presented by Detroit’s Concert of Colors. Rhythms Stage, Chene Park, Detroit, MI.

Sunday, July 11
Finale concert for the 2004 Roots Festival. Kiwanis Theatre, Chatham,ON.

Saturday, July 10
Full concert presented by the Huntsville Festival of the Arts. Delta Grandview Resort, Huntsville, ON.

Tuesday, July 6
Performance for “35th Anniversary Lindsay-Naroyo (Hokkaido) Twinning and 75th Anniversary of Japan-Canada Diplomatic Relations. Victoria Park, Lindsay, ON.

Thursday, July 1
Performance for “Celebrate Canada and 75th Anniversary of Japan-Canada Diplomatic Relations”. Shania Twain Centre, Main Hall. Timmins, ON

Friday, May 7 and Saturday, May 8
Full concert in collaboration with Ganesh Anandan and Patrick Graham presented by the Montreal Asian Heritage Month Festival. M.A.I. Centre, Montreal.

Thursday, March 18
Featured performers at the Toronto Art Expo Canada’s largest Artshow. Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Saturday, March 13
Full concert presented by the Embassy of Japan in Ottawa, celebrating 75 years of Diplomatic relations between Canada and Japan. Theatre of the Museum of Civilization.

Saturday, February 7
Full concert presented by the Imperial Theatre, Saint John, New Brunswick as part of their Variety Concert Series.

Friday, January 30
Full concert presented by the Windsor Capitol Theatre as part of their Capitol World Music Series.

Saturday, January 24
“Toronto Celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year”. Canadian National Exhibition, Automotive Building, Main Stage.


2003

Friday, November 14
Full concert with guest percussionist Patrick Graham and shamisen player/vocalist Aki Takahashi. Brigantine Room, Harbourfront Centre, Toronto.

Friday, November 7
Full concert presented by the U of T Faculty of Music as part of their Faculty Artist Series. Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Music Building.

Sunday, September 28
Full concert presented by the Small World Music Festival Glenn Gould Studio, CBC Building, Toronto.

Friday, September 26
Full concert presented by Northern Michigan University as part of their 2003-2004 Performing Arts Series. Kaufman Auditorium, NMU, Marquette, MI.

Sunday, September 21
Roy Thomson Hall’s “Musical Free for All”. Main Auditorium.

Saturday, August 2
Mill-Race Folk Festival. Mill Race Park Mainstage Finale. Cambridge, ON.

Saturday, July 5 and Sunday, July 6
Celebrate Toronto Street Festival presented by the City of Toronto. Children’s program.

Friday, July 11
Full outdoor concert presented by the Belleville Waterfront and Ethnic Festival. Zwicks Park, Belleville. 

Saturday, July 12
11th Annual Concert of Colors, Metro Detroit’s Diversity Festival “The world’s largest free, outdoor music festival.” World Rhythms Stage, Cheyne Park, Detroit, MI.

Friday, June 13
Featured performers for Celebrity Dreamscape 2003 “Moonlight Dragon Festival” in support of Phoenix Youth Programs. The Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax NS.

Friday, May 2 and Saturday, May 3
Brockville Multicultural Festival. Memorial Centre, Brockville, ON.

Saturday, April 12
Full concert presented by Allegheny College’s International Club. Ford Chapel, Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Saturday, March 22
Full concert presented by the Dennos Museum as part of their Milliken Auditorium 2002-2003 Concert Season. Traverse City, Michigan.

Friday, Feburary 14
Afternoon performance presented by the University of Toronto at Scarborough and the Consulate General of Japan, Meeting Place.

Sunday, February 9
Full concert presented by Hugh’s Room, Toronto.

Thursday, February 6
“Thursdays at Noon” Concert Series presented by the University of Guelph College of Arts, MacKinnon Hall.

Saturday, February 1
“Toronto Celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year”, Canadian National Exhibition, Automotive Building, Toronto Star Main Stage.