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tickets available starting March 23 and at the door
Brian will be conducting a Clinic on Tuesday, May 23 ‘From “Noodling” to Spontaneous Composition’
Katz bridges jazz, classical, and various world music, and is internationally acclaimed for his ‘orchestral’ solo guitar playing, evocative compositions, and fiery improvisations.
“If you want music that speaks—here it is.”
Alexander Schmitz, noted European music critic (of Brian’s solo guitar recording, Leaves Will Speak)
Internationally acclaimed guitarist/pianist/composer/educator Brian Katz bridges modern jazz, classical and various world music to form his personal sound and is internationally lauded for his orchestral approach to solo guitar playing, his evocative compositions and fiery free (open) improvisations. Brian is a committed music educator, having held positions in Music Education and Performance at the University of Toronto and York University, Toronto, for over 25 years. In 2019 Brian was nominated for the prestigious University of Toronto teaching award. Brian is also a leading expert in Dalcroze Eurhythmics, an approach to music education that experientially examines the intrinsic relationships between physical movement and music listening and performance and teaches courses in jazz, classical, music education pedagogy, various styles of improvisation (including classical) and Music for Health and Wellness. Brian has performed and recorded with many esteemed musicians.