Guy Few’s instrumental versatility and fearless interpretations have been noted by the international press, "outrageous... simply phenomenal" (Le Devoir, Montreal) and “sheer brilliance” (L.A. Times). He has performed with many Canadian and U.S. symphonies as trumpet, piano, corno and vocal soloist.
Guy has debuted concerti by well-known composers including Melissa Hui, Glenn Buhr, Mathieu Lussier, Michael Occhipinti and Jacques Hetu. Over the past year has performed a new concerto by John Estacio.
A prolific recording artist, Guy has released CDs on numerous labels including S.N.E., Arsis Classics, CBC Musica Viva, CBC SM5000, Naxos, Hänssler Classics and MSR Classics labels. Recording awards include a JUNO nomination, (CCP/Paetkau/MSR), a Grammy for Penderecki Credo (OBF principal trumpet/Rilling/Hänssler), and Best Classical Orchestral Album from Just Plain Folks Music Awards (Bacchanale, TCO/Kevin Mallon/MSR). Guy also received a 2017 JPF nomination in the contemporary classical category (CCP Vol 1/MSR).
Guy has appeared on CBC-TV, CTV, BRAVO, TV5 and European television broadcasts and is heard regularly on CBC Radio, and NPR.
Hear Guy Few on his trumpet at SweetWater 2018.
Wait...What? Saturday, September 23, 2018
Roxy Theatre, Owen Sound 7 p.m.