Location: Arts Court Theatre
Stephen Eckert (b.1997) is a pianist-composer-sound artist from Kippens, Newfoundland, who holds an M.Mus. in Piano Performance from uOttawa where they studied with David Jalbert and a B.Mus. (Hons) in Piano Performance and Composition from Memorial University of Newfoundland where they studied with Dr. Kristina Szutor and Dr. Andrew Staniland. Currently they are pursuing a Graduate Diploma in Performance from uOttawa. Some of their career honours include winning the 2021 Nicole Senécal Emerging Artist Prize, lecturing and performing at 2018/19 Gros Morne Summer Music and the 2019 Wintertide Festival, acting as the music director and pianist for the 2019 MUN Opera Roadshow Tour, and co-founding the both the Nova Collective in Newfoundland in 2018 and Ottawa-based new music ensemble, Ensemble Allure (formerly Phase Ensemble), in 2020.