Sixtrum is a professional percussion ensemble in residence at the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal. Created in 2007, the ensemble reunites Montreal percussionists João Catalão, Julien Grégoire, Philip Hornsey, Kristie Ibrahim, Sandra Joseph and Fabrice Marandola. Each member brings to the group years of experience in all areas of percussion. Together, they share a desire to renew and develop a repertoire for percussion ensemble introduced in the second half of the 20th Century.
The diversity of Sixtrum’s projects takes them from classical concert halls, to stages at international festivals, to school gymnasiums. As part of their mission for the development of percussion in Canada and abroad, Sixtrum strives to explore the extraordinary sonic universe of percussion through traditional concerts for percussion alone, as well as in more spectacular events including collaborations with creators and performers from other artistic disciplines. Their work with director Michel G. Barette has led to the creation of La Grande Tortue/How Great Turtle Rebuilt the World - a theatrical show designed to introduce young audiences to the exciting world of percussion.
Listen carefully…can you hear it? - in Sixtrum, there is always someone knocking at the door of your imagination!
Sixtrum is supported by the Conseil des arts de Montréal, the Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec, the Canada Council of the Arts, and the Faculty of Music of the Université de Montréal.
Friday, March 2, 2012 - 10:12pm
Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 10:13pm
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 8:26pm