Artist Bios

Guy Few, Pianist/trumpeter

Guy Few’s instrumental versatility and fearless interpretations have been noted by the international press, "outrageous...simply phenomenal" (Le Devoir, Montreal) and “sheer brilliance” (L.A. Times). He has performed with many Canadian and US symphonies as both trumpet and piano soloist, remains a committed chamber artist in ensembles guy and nadina, Bellows and Brass and Project Aria, and has been a guest at many summer festivals including The Festival of the Sound, The Ottawa Chamber Festival, Tanglewood, Takefu International Music Festival and The Oregon Bach Festival. A prolific recording artist, Guy has released CDs on numerous labels including S.N.E., Arsis Classics, CBC Musica Viva, CBC SM5000, Naxos, MSR Classics and the Hänssler Classics labels. Recording awards include a Grammy for Penderecki Credo (OBF/Hänssler), and Best Classical Orchestral Album from Just Plain Folks Music Awards (guy and nadina/TCO/Kevin Mallon/MSR). Guy has appeared on CBC-TV, CTV, BRAVO, TV5 and European television broadcasts and is heard regularly on CBC Radio, and NPR. He is a sessional lecturer at Wilfrid Laurier University where he coaches chamber music and teaches trumpet. Guy Few is a Yamaha artist.

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