Cellist Kerri McGonigle is the Artistic Director of the Academy Concert Series. A recipient of the Margarita Heron Pine String Prize and the Beryl Barns Graduate Scholarship, Kerri won Premier Prix with unanimous distinction in violoncello and chamber music from the Gennevilliers Conservatory while studying in Paris. While completing an Advanced Certificate in Baroque cello through the University of Toronto, she performed as a soloist with Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra.
While in the New World, Antonin Dvořák developed a distinct “American style,” infused with African American spirituals and influences from American folk music traditions.
One of the best ways you can help Academy Concert Series is FREE! Tell your family and friends about ACS and encourage them to attend our concerts: forward our e-mails, buy extra tickets and invite people to join you. Let us know if you can disperse brochures or if you have a charity event – we would be happy to donate tickets for auctions or raffles.
Many Other Ways to Give: Host a Musician, Host a fundraising concert, Volunteer, Advertise in our programme. We’d love to have you!