Christoph Both

Christoph Both

Christoph Both (cello) is a member of the Sanctuary Trio, a Warner Classics recording artist, and a senior Professor, award-winning researcher, and head of Strings at Acadia University. As a performer, he has toured widely through Europe and Asia, most recently in Shanghai and Moscow.

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 film, television, radio and film composer with dozens of regional, national, and international credits. His scores for Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia have played world-wide to live audiences of over five million.

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 include Mark Adam (percussion), Dani Oore (saxophones), Lukas Pearse (video), and the Subscription Opus Duo (Mack Furlong & Chris Tonelli).