GUY FEW, Trumpet
MIKE HAGEDORN, Trumpet
KATRINALISA LIDDELL, English Horn
Poulenc – Sinfonietta
Vivaldi – Concerto for Two Trumpets RV 537
Copland – Quiet City (Trumpet and English Horn)
Hetu – Trumpet Concerto
Guy Few’s instrumental versatility and fearless interpretations have been noted by the international press, “outrageous… simply phenomenal” (Montreal Le Devoir) and “sheer brilliance” (L.A. Times). He has performed with many Canadian and US symphonies as a trumpet, piano, corno and vocal soloist.
Guy has debuted concerti by well-known composers including Melissa Hui, Glenn Buhr, Mathieu Lussier, Michael Occhipinti and Jacques Hetu. In 2017, 2018 he will present multiple performances of a new concerto by John Estacio.
A prolific recording artist, Guy has released CDs on numerous labels including S.N.E., Arsis Classics, CBC SM5000, Naxos, Hänssler Classics and MSR Classics labels. Recording awards include a JUNO nomination, (CCP/Paetkau/MSR), a Grammy for Penderecki Credo (OBF principal trumpet/Rilling/Hänssler), and Best Classical Orchestral Album from Just Plain Folks Music Awards (TCO/Kevin Mallon/MSR) and a 2017 JPF nomination in the contemporary classical category (CCP Vol 1/MSR).
Guy has appeared on CBC-TV, CTV, BRAVO, TV5 and European television broadcasts and is heard regularly on CBC Radio, and NPR. He is a Yamaha artist.
In addition to his active career as a soloist, Guy remains a committed chamber artist in a range of ensembles including Few Mara Duo, Bellows and Brass, Few and Fewer and Project Aria. He has been a featured guest at acclaimed summer festivals including Festival of the Sound, Tanglewood, Takefu International Music Festival, Oregon Bach Festival, Sweetwater, Elora Festival and Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival.
Guy is a sessional lecturer at Wilfrid Laurier University where he coaches chamber music and teaches trumpet.
Guy Few’s photo credit: James Violet
Date(s) - October 21st, 2017
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WK United Mennonite Church