The Eckhardt-Gramatté Winner’s National Tour
York Music is privileged to host McKenzie Warriner (voice) and Danielle Guina (piano) as winners of the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition, a prestigious annual event and tour that features the music of Canadian composers. The winners will be performing the work of York Music PhD student, Tristan Zaba, as part of their program.
Friday, November 17, 2023
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Tribute Communities Recital Hall
McKenzie Warriner is a Saskatchewan-born and raised/Toronto-based soprano acclaimed for her interpretation of music spanning from the Baroque to the Avant-garde. Particularly committed to singing the works of living composers, McKenzie performed at the 2023 Aldeburgh Festival as a Britten Pears Young Artist, premiering works by Marcus Rock and Beatrice Ferreira. McKenzie earned her Master of Music degree from the Eastman School of Music and her Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Manitoba.
Canadian collaborative pianist, Danielle Guina, received her Master of Music degree in Piano Accompanying and Chamber Music at the Eastman School of Music under the direction of Dr. Jean Barr. Active in vocal and instrumental areas, Danielle has performed in concert and in festivals internationally in Canada, Italy, and the United States. She is a co-founder of the trumpet and piano duo Power of Two, and also works closely with soprano, McKenzie Warriner, to create diverse and representative concert programs of works by Canadian, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ composers.