Into the Music takes you beyond the concert stage... an online, interactive conversation with accomplished music performers from Canada and beyond hosted and moderated by SweetWater Artistic Director Edwin Huizinga.                                                                      Get to know musicians and the lives they lead as well as more about the music they play.

If you missed any of our Into the  Music sessions, you can catch them below by listening to the audio podcast editions. Into the Music returns this winter for Season 2 featuring many of our SweetWater 2021 performers. 

The Podcast Edition


Beth WenstomKyle Miller, Loren Ludwig, and Doug Balliett all have something in common with SweetWater Artistic Director Edwin Huizinga... they all belong to the early music string ensemble Acronym. Hear about their personal music journeys to date as well as some stories and more about being a part of a unique music ensemble and adjusting to performing online during the new normal. 


Guitarist William Coulter and multi-instrumentalist Ashley Hoyer talk about their musical journeys to date. They also share their favourite concert memories as a performer and as a concert goer. This session was recorded as part of a live Zoom broadcast on March 4, 2021. 


Violinist Marc Destrubé talks about this long career as a professional musician and how live performance has evolved and continues to change in the new normal. This session was recorded as part of a live Zoom broadcast on Feb. 4, 2021.


Violist Keith Hamm and cellist Julie Hereish talk about what first inspired them to follow a musical path. Along with a musical performance, they also offer their perspectives on the challenges facing musicians post-COVID19. This session was recorded as part of a live Zoom broadcast on Jan. 14, 2021.