Jonelle Sills is a lyric soprano whose performances led her to be on CBC’s list of "Canada’s 30 hot classical musicians under 30" for 2020. A 2019 Dora Award winner, for outstanding performance of an Ensemble in Vivier’s "Kopernikus" with Against The Grain Theatre, she’ll be joining the Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program at Vancouver Opera.

Jonelle Sills Lyric Soprano
BFA 2016

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Sarah Thawer is a drummer based in Toronto. At York University, she studied jazz and world music and was the recipient of the Oscar Peterson Scholarship. She is a brand ambassador for Yamaha drums and has played alongside many popular artists like AR Rahman and Ruth B.

Sarah Thawer Drummer
BFA 2015

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Suba Sankaran is a Dora award-winning, three-time Juno nominated world/fusion vocalist. She has composed and produced music for theatre, film, radio and dance, including collaborations with Deepa Mehta, the CBC and Stratford Festival.

Suba Sankaran Vocalist
BFA 1997, MA 2002

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Mike Murley is a Canadian jazz saxophonist from Windsor, Nova Scotia who was a member of The Shuffle Demons and Time Warp. His main instrument is tenor saxophone, which he plays in the Murley/Braid Quartet. He has been nominate for 8 Juno Awards, winning 3 times.

Mike Murley Jazz Saxophonist
BFA 1986

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Matt Dusk is a Canadian jazz vocalist. His debut album, Two Shots, was released in 2004 and was certified gold in Canada. He has since released three additional gold albums and two certified platinum albums.

Matt Dusk Jazz Vocalist
BFA 2002

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Dan Kanter is a multi-instrumentalist, musical director, performance coach, and multi-platinum-selling songwriter/producer. He is best known as the musical director and former lead guitarist for Justin Bieber.

Dan Kanter Songwriter and Producer
BFA 2007

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