Christoph Both

Christoph Both

Christoph Both (cello) is a member of the Sanctuary Trio, and an internationally touring Warner Classics recording artist. He is Professor Emeritus, Acadia University, where he directed the strings program and the University orchestra,  founded and directed a music technology program, and was an award winning researcher.

Derek Charke

Derek Charke

Derek Charke (flutes) has won a Juno award and multiple ECMA awards for his music, as part of a high-profile compositional career that includes several commissions for the Kronos Quartet.  Derek is also Professor of Composition at Acadia University.

Steven Naylor

Steven Naylor

Steven Naylor (artistic director, piano, electronics) is a multiple ECMA-nominated empreintes DIGITALes recording artist, and a media and theatre composer with dozens of regional, national, and international credits. His scores for Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia have played to live audiences of over six million in 15 countries.

Jeff Reilly

Jeff Reilly

Jeff Reilly (bass clarinet) is an ECM and Warner Classics recording artist, a member of the Sanctuary Trio, and a highly sought-after soloist. He has received multiple nominations for ECMA and Juno awards.  Jeff is also a senior music producer for CBC-Radio.

Tom Roach

Tom Roach

Tom Roach (drums, percussion) — whose teachers included jazz legends Jack DeJohnette and Colin Walcott — won an ECMA award for his first CD as leader, Piano Trios. After years of international touring with leading East Coast artists, Tom joined the Stadacona Band, and continues to be a first-call drummer for jazz performances and recordings.

subText’s guest artists and collaborators to date have included: Ida Toninato (baritone sax) & Jennifer Thiessen (viola d’amore); the Subscription Opus Duo (Mack Furlong & Chris Tonelli); Dani Oore (saxophones); Mark Adam (percussion); and Lukas Pearse (video).