Documentary was premiered August 6, 2019 at the Festival of the Sound, Parry Sound, Ontario

The new True North Brass


The new True North Brass, representing some of Canada’s most prominent orchestral brass players, is carrying on the True North Brass tradition, equally at home in recital, in music education or collaborating with symphony orchestras.

Why NYO? – The National Youth Orchestra of Canada


Filmed at Wilfrid Laurier University during the 2017 Summer Training Institute, learn more about the NYO Canada program from members of NYO Canada faculty that include James Campbell, Jamie Sommerville, Mark Fewer, Tom Allen, and many others.

The Making of Sounding Thunder: The Song of Francis Pegahmagabow


This documentary explores the creative process and cultural collaboration experienced by the creators, contributors and participants of the Festival Of The Sound's "Sounding Thunder: The Song of Francis Pegahmagabow" during its development, production and premiere at the Wasauksing Community Centre July 19 and the Stockey Centre for the Arts July 20, 2018.

What is the story behind the music we hear, the people who devote their lives to bringing it to the world, what motivates their passion?


Chestnut Hall Music goes behind the scenes to open a window into the creative world of the performing arts musicians.




Hosted by Tom Allen (host of Shift on CBC Radio 2), we take you inside a real life, placement audition from our 2016 Institute. Our Musicians: Taran Plamondon & Florence Rousseau. Our Judges: Larry Larson, Nick Atkinson, and Gabe Radford