Member Profiles

Check out the Neighbourhood Arts Network membership! Connect with an array of artists, community leaders and vibrant arts organizations shaping Toronto cultural landscape!

  • Michelle Walker Parson

    Arts administrator and freelance performing artist

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusic

  • Toronto Mendelssohn Choir

    The Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, as one of Canada’s largest choral organizations, believes its role is to provide Canadian audiences the experience of the classical choral masterworks of the w...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Linda Litwack Publicity

    Arts publicist (mostly classical music, but also some theatre, visual art and other forms)

    Disciplines: MusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Scarborough Arts

    Scarborough Arts is a local arts service organization. Our mission is to develop, deliver and promote arts programming in collaboration and partnership with the community. We bring artists t...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Leen Hamo

    I am a musician from Syria, moved to Canada in December 2016 now living and performing as a vocalist and violinist in Toronto. I’m currently a member of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra’s Choir...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Ali Massoudi

    I am a percussionist. I have played music for 26 years. I have written 5 books. I moved to canada 8 mounths ago. I was born and grew up in Iran. I do yoga too.

    Disciplines: Music

  • Orchestra Toronto

    Orchestra Toronto is an orchestra created by passionate musicians within the community, for the community. We offer the enjoyment of music, foster education and music appreciation and suppor...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsMusic

  • Myseum of Toronto

    Myseum is a museum without walls. Instead of asking people to come to one location to explore art, culture, and history, Myseum delivers programs and exhibits to all corners of the city. T...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Nick Storring

    I am a composer, musician, music journalist, and curator. My musical work spans delicate chamber compositions to meticulously constructed recordings consisting solely of my own overdubbed i...

    Disciplines: DanceFestivalMusic

  • Marvin Colebrooke

    I am a visual artist with disciplines in drawing and painting. I am also a poet that hails from The Bahamas. I love music and theatre and the arts as a whole. I love learning about new cultu...

    Disciplines: LiteraryMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Borelson

    I am an artist based in Toronto, as a permanent resident. I was living in Paris, France before that but was born & raised in Gabon and Congo. I do music mostly, as a rapper-singer/spoken w...

    Disciplines: MusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Majd Sukar

    Majd sukar is a Syrian clarinetist. A member of the Canadian Arabic Orchestra and a clarinet and Arabic music theory teacher at the Canadian Arabic Conservatory. Majd performed with famous ...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Anna Shabalina

    I'm a cellist, singer and music teacher. I took part in various music festivals, competitions and master-classes with world-known musicians including Arto Noras, Natalia Shakhovskaya and oth...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Linar Rizatdinov

    I am a bassist, vocalist, arranger, composer and sound engineer. I have a range of experience in pop, jazz and ethnic music. I have performed around the world in various ensembles, sharing t...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Vik Hovanisian

    Franco-Armenian, raised in many cultures and languages through travels, I'm a multi-faceted artist. My work spans several genres including theatre, dance, writing, visual and performance art...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceMusicTheatre

  • Ghadeer Elghafri

    Ghadeer Elghafri is a Palestinian-Canadian poet, singer, and actor. She is from Gaza, born and raised in Dubai, and living in Toronto. She is a new immigrant, warrior, healer, feminist, ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryMusic

  • Campbell House Museum

    The museum is a vibrant public space where members of Toronto’s diverse communities gather to discuss, to create, to perform and to socialize, giving life to the words “freedom of expression...

    Disciplines: LiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • BEDZVIN

    Born into a family of professional musicians, Volo started violin lessons at the age of five and the cello shortly thereafter. With a growing interest in contemporary music, he began to per...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Study and Go Abroad

    Study and Go Abroad Fairs host both in-person and virtual fairs, promoting fine arts, entertainment as well as other study areas. Fairs are held at various times during the year, and offer v...

    Disciplines: FestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Akwaba Cultural Exchange

    Information and history about the Group: Akwaba is commonly used word of the Akan people in Ivory Coast of West Africa, meaning “Welcome”, the way of accepting people or visitors, saying th...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusic

  • Arquetopia Foundation and International Artist Residency - Mexico - Peru - Italy

    Now well into its tenth year, Arquetopia Foundation is an internationally established, nonprofit arts and cultural foundation with a social scope that emphasizes critical thinking through ar...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsLiteraryMusicSustained FundingVisual & Media Arts

  • StArt Youth Presenting Art

    StArt Youth Presenting Art is a Suite Life Arts for Youth initiative. The festival is being run by youth in Scarborough whose belief in community involvement propels us to create artistic op...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Justin Massey

    Canadian saxophonist Justin Massey is an interpreter of contemporary music based in Toronto, Ontario. With an obsession of creating new sonorities and textures through the saxophone, Justin ...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Tan Vu

    A versatile performer with over 8 years' experience in musical, opera, operetta, theatrical and choral productions in Canada, the U.S. and Vietnam, Tan Vu discovered his passion for musical ...

    Disciplines: DanceMusicTheatre

  • Shakeh Habeshian

    I am an experienced piano teacher with 20 years of teaching experience. After moving to Canada I started to teach at Arcadia Academy of Music. I am trying to make my own teaching studio to s...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Iman Abdul Razzak

    Iman is a Syrian violinist from Aleppo. Initially, she was trained as a classical musician. She fled the war of Syria and went to Turkey in 2013. During her time there, she volunteered as a ...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Wanes Moubayed

    I am professional violinist and viola player with over twenty five years of experience. Moved to Canada with my experience in teaching and performing to serve different communities in this b...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Kianoush Khalilian_BamNay Corporation

    Kianoush Khalilian is a ney player and composer in traditional Iranian style. He has performed in Iran, Czech Republic, Denmark, Switzerland, Italy, and various venues in Canada. He was awa...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsFestivalLiteraryMusic

  • Luminato Festival

    Luminato is Toronto’s international arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance, and programming that cuts across traditional art form boundaries.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Junhee Kim

    I'm a composer/arranger/guitarist. I usually compose music for media(movie, play and game), also performance guitar with various musicians in wide spectrum of genre.

    Disciplines: Music