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!

  • 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

  • Ilia Hosseini

    Back home I was a freelance photographer. After 4 years of living experience in Toronto I restarted photography in my new home again.

    Disciplines: MusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Jonathan Campbell

    Jonathan Campbell’s career is rooted in the decade (2000-2010) he spent in Beijing as a drummer, writer, promoter, agent and more actively bridging East and West. His writing has appeared in...

    Disciplines: FestivalMusic

  • caglar icer

    I am a musician and a visual artist. I play a baglama (traditional instrument from Turkey) and bass guitar.I use Blender, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effect as a visual artist.

    Disciplines: MusicVisual & Media Arts

  • umair jaffar

    Umair Jaffar is the Executive Director of Small World Music, one of Toronto’s pioneering and most significant presenters of culturally-diverse music. Since arriving in Toronto in 2014, he ha...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Lucio Agostini

    Musician who plays with a number of groups representing a variety of genres of music.

    Disciplines: Music

  • Ontario Pops Orchestra

    The Ontario Pops Orchestra is a nonprofit organization currently made up of volunteer musicians and administrators. ​We are dedicated to light classical and popular music. The Orchestra...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Soundstreams

    Soundstreams is one of the world’s leading contemporary music companies, and the largest global presenter of new Canadian music. Artistic Director Lawrence Cherney and Executive Director Men...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsMusicTheatre

  • Etobicoke Centennial Choir

    Etobicoke Centennial Choir is an auditioned amateur community choir with a professional music director, accompanist and vocal section leads.

    Disciplines: Music

  • Coalition Creole Ontario

    CCO’s objective is to promote the Creole culture, integration, as well as social and professional development of the Creole living in Toronto.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Ulysses de Paula

    Ulysses De Paula was born in the crib of classic Samba in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Music has become his greatest passion and since 2000 has been working within the music industry: radios, eve...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Tirgan Foundation

    Tirgan is a non-religious, non-partisan, registered Canadian charity, which organizes festivals in celebration of Iranian arts and culture.

    Disciplines: DanceFestivalMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario

    Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO) is a movement of Indigenous and racialized artists engaged in empowering the arts communities of Ontario. CPAMO seeks to open opportun...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts


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    Disciplines: Community ArtsDanceFestivalLiteraryMusicTheatreVisual & Media Arts

  • Wychwood Clarinet Choir

    Founded in 2009, the Wychwood Clarinet Choir is directed by conductor and clarinetist Michele Jacot. The members of the choir include skilled clarinetists of all ages who share a love of mu...

    Disciplines: Community ArtsMusic

  • Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra

    Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) is a volunteer community orchestra that has been based in Scarborough since 1986. The orchestra presents seven concerts each season including a sub...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Amadeus Choir of GTA

    Throughout its history, the Amadeus Choir has received numerous awards, most recently the Association of Canadian Choral Communities' "Most Innovative Performance" award in 2014 for “Music o...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Second Chance Art

    I am an emerging late blooming artist working mainly in acrylics.

    Disciplines: Community ArtsMusicVisual & Media Arts

  • The Piano Lunaire

    THE PIANO LUNAIRE is a contemporary classical music organization based in Toronto, pursuing the presentation of artistic excellence in the 21st Century.  Created in the fall of 2018 by compo...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Shahriyar Jamshidi

    Shahriyar Jamshidi, a Kurdish Kamanche (four-stringed-spiked -fiddle) player, composer, vocalist, founder of the Dilan Chamber Ensemble and co-performer at Kamancello, is a graduate of Tehra...

    Disciplines: Music

  • Siavash Kavehmaryan

    Siavash Kaveh is an Iranian-electronic composer/performer, based in Toronto. He integrates technology and computer-assisted sounds in Iranian traditional music to explore novel sonic experie...

    Disciplines: MusicVisual & Media Arts

  • Planting Pearl

    Planting Pearl is a vocal jazz quartet that loves to explore harmony and rhythm. They strive to expand on the legacy of arranger Gene Puerling of the Hi-Los and Singer’s unlimited.

    Disciplines: Music