A Q&A Coffee Chat with “Bash” Hirtenstein

Sebastian “Bash” Hirtenstein is a young dancer passionate about animism and Indigenous rights. He has performed with many choreographers and companies such as BoucharDanse, Micheal Cladwell and the Canadian Opera Company. He has also been on stage with many notable musicians including Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo and Bebe Rexha. Sebastian’s smashing performance at the High Notes […]

A quick interview with Dan Hill

Legendary Grammy-awarded Singer/Songwriter Dan Hill will headline THESE ARE THEIR STORIES at the Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts on April 4th at 7:30 pm. We sent him a short list of questions to find out what his life has been since the last time he appeared at a High Notes Avante event.  Tell me about something […]

Erika Nielsen, in her own words about living with bipolar disorder

Erika Nielsen is one of the artists participating at THESE ARE THEIR STORIES. We asked her a couple of questions and she answered them so thoroughly we have decided to publish them unedited. We hope you find her insights helpful! What can we expect to hear you play on April 4th? I will perform a […]

She knows drama but prefers comedy

BY Ingrid Taheri AirFarce veteran and beloved comedian, Luba Goy, will host These Are Their Stories on April 4th at the Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts’ Plaza Suite at 7:30 pm. “I have never experienced anything else like them,” she says about High Notes Avante’s events. “They bring the community—not only in Richmond Hill, but everyone whose lives […]

Q&A with Joanna Grace and Ingrid Taheri

We are SO looking forward to share music of Beethoven, Schumann and Rachmaninoff at our upcoming concerts. You can learn a little more about us in the “mutual” Q&A below. We hope you can come to our concerts, enjoy the music and continue the conversation! GET TICKETS HERE ABOUT JOANNA: Do you have any experience with […]