41st Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition - Amy Hillis - violin

  • Dates:November 18, 2018
  • Location:Winnipeg Art Gallery
  • City:Winnipeg
  • Times:Starting: 2:00 PM
  • Admission:$25.00, Under 30 $15.00, Student tickets $5.00
  • Address: 300 Memorial Blvd. Winnipeg, MB
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  • Region: Winnipeg

Amy Hillis – violin with Katherine Dowling – collaborative pianist: 41st Eckhardt-Gramatté National Competition Winner

“Amy Hillis has “a rich, warm sound and has mastered the violin with such ease, that it is impossible to ignore her passion in performance” (Ludwig Van Montréal). Originally from Regina, Saskatchewan, Amy collaborates with musicians from around the world in order to explore new approaches to classical and contemporary music. Amy was a 2017 artist-in-residence at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, a residency awarded by the Conseils des Arts et des Lettres du Québec. She is also the winner of the 2017 McGill Concerto Competition and the prestigious Sylva Gelber Foundation Music Award. Amy is currently pursuing a Doctor of Music in Violin Performance at McGill University in Montréal with the esteemed violin professor, Axel Strauss. Her studies are funded by a Joseph-Armand Bombardier Doctoral Scholarship from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). She performs on the 1820 Joannes Franciscus Pressenda, on loan from the Canada Council for the Arts Musical Instrument Bank.”

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41st Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition - Amy Hillis - violin
  • 300 Memorial Blvd.
  • Winnipeg, MB