KATE CLARK & ISAIAH CECCARELLI
Katelyn Clark is a musician who works with early keyboard instruments (harpsichord, pianoforte, organ). She creates long-duration work for organ with electronics, often using repetitive sequences in modified historical tuning systems. Originally from Victoria, British Columbia, Katelyn studied with Bob van Asperen (Conservatorium van Amsterdam, The Netherlands), Christophe Rousset (Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Siena, Italy) and she holds a doctorate in early music performance from McGill University (Montréal, Québec). She performs internationally as a soloist and collaborative musician and has held artist residencies at the Banff Centre (Alberta), NES (Skagaströnd, Iceland), and SPAR (St. Petersburg, Russia). Katelyn plays organ/clavisimbalum in early music ensemble Duo Corvi and organ in Isaiah Ceccarelli’s quartet House of Gold.
Isaiah Ceccarelli is a drummer, composer, and improviser. He composes for musicians and ensembles such as Architek Percussion, Sarah Albu, Mira Benjamin, the Bozzini Quartet, Katelyn Clark, the GGRIL, the London Contemporary Orchestra Soloists, the Suoni per il Popolo festival (Stretch Wood), Ensemble SuperMusique, TAK, and Voces Boreales. He has recorded albums for Ambiances Magnétiques (Montréal), Drip Audio (Vancouver), and Another Timbre (United Kingdom). As a drummer, he has performed and recorded in countless jazz and improvised music settings since the late 1990s. He is the composer, drummer, and lyricist for House of Gold, his quartet with Katelyn Clark, Eugénie Jobin, and Frédérique Roy.