ON THE OTHER SIDE by Cathy Oakes

On the Other Side is composer and solo pianist Cathy Oakes’ fourth release and her first venture into the world of orchestration. Five years in the making, it is imbued with all the emotion, passion and reverence born of the myriad of life experiences that took place over the course of that time. It is, in […]

The results are in!

I’m back from my whirlwind trip to Europe! My colleague and dear friend Yumi and I visited Leipzig, Eisenach, Paris and Prague, paid homage to Bach, Mendelssohn, Schumann and Chopin, and explored castles in the Loire Valley of France. But the highlight of the trip for me, of course, was performing in the beautiful Berlin […]

Album Review: Where Giants Roam the Earth by Milana Zilnik

Milana Zilnik is an extraordinary pianist, composer and singer-songwriter. Milana was born in Ukraine, lived in Israel for many years, and has resided in Canada for the past ten years; this has provided her with rich experiences to draw from in her musical story telling. A performer and recording artist since childhood, she improvises like […]