Stepping Stone 2012 / 2012 Artistic Ambassador

Historical Information

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Gryphon Trio

Two time Juno Award winning Gryphon Trio will be the Artistic Ambassador of the 2012 Canadian Music Competition. Consisting of Stepping Stone winner (1985) violinist Annalee Patipatanakoon, cellist Roman Borys, and pianist Jamie Parker, the Gryphon Trio has impressed international audiences and the press with their highly refined, dynamic performances, establishing itself as one of the world’s preeminent piano trios.

Photo: John Beebe

"The Gryphon Trio is one of the best ensembles in the world, consistently making music of rare excellence." — The Globe and Mail, Toronto

"We are honoured that the Gryphon Trio has been appointed Artistic Ambassadors for the 2012 Canadian Music Competition. As a former CMC Stepping Stone laureate, I know how important this organization is to emerging classical musicians across the country and am proud that we can serve as champions of its continued success and hard work." — Annalee Patipatanakoon, violinist of the Gryphon Trio