Edwin Huizinga, Artistic Director
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR PARTNER: Betty and Joe Gray Family Foundation
Edwin Huizinga is an accomplished violinist, a fiddler, a composer, and an improviser. Along with his role as SweetWater Artistic Director (he assumed this position in October 2019), he performs regularly with the folk and baroque duo Fire & Grace and internationally-acclaimed early music, 12-piece baroque ensemble ACRONYM.
He has performed with orchestras and ensembles worldwide including Carmel Bach Festival, Amsterdam Conservatory, Baroque Orchestra, and Tafelmusik. Huizinga has released numerous recordings including Partita Americana, fusing classical and bluegrass music. He premiered a new composition commissioned by Opera Atelier for soprano Measha Brueggergosman in late October 2020.
This coming year he will premiere another composition commissioned by the National Arts Centre. Huizinga is also Baroque and Classical Academy Director for the Carmel Bach Festival.
A Music Moment with Edwin - Enjoy some music moments from our Artistic Director Edwin Huizinga. WATCH HERE
Check out a recent livestream Edwin did with his Fire & Grace partner Bill Coulter.