BIOGRAPHY

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Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto; September 2017

  Toronto General and Western Hospital Foundation Performance

JIM RYCE PHOTOGRAPHY

ABOUT

Toronto Musician and Dance Collaborator, Stelth Ng, began playing the piano at age four and violin at age five. He obtained the Royal Conservatory of Music's A.R.C.T Piano Performance Diploma at age 14 and also holds an A.R.C.T. Performance Diploma for Violin. He owes his early musical training to Nancy Hou (Piano) and Praise Lam (Violin). 

 

Formal Principal Teachers include Jacques Israelievitch, Timothy Ying, Yosuke Kawasaki, Aaron Berofsky, and Roland & Almita Vamos. 

 

A graduate of the University of Toronto, Stelth has appeared as a guest on CBC Radio One 91.5 FM with Alan Neal and has made appearances and been interviewed by The Toronto Star, The University of Toronto Magazine, The University of Ottawa Gazette, The Chautauquan Daily, The Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute; University Health Network, TEDxUW at The University of Waterloo, and The Globe & Mail Magazine

 

He has performed regularly as Associate Concertmaster of the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra and The National Youth Orchestra of Canada, and as Concertmaster of the Chautauqua Music School Festival Orchestra, University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and University of Ottawa Symphony and Opera Orchestras. He was awarded the Lorand Fenyves String Scholarship and the John Moskalyk Memorial Prize for his undergraduate work at the University of Toronto, and is also the recipient of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind's Jazz FM Annual Scholarship for visually impaired musicians, the winner of the Rotary Peel Music Festival Piano Rosebowl Trophy, and the selected winner and soloist of The Mississauga Youth Orchestra, Chinese Artists of Toronto Philharmonic, and the University of Ottawa Concerto Competitions

Chamber & Outreach

An avid chamber musician, Stelth is the founding member and first violinist of the Grigori String Quartet, which won First Prize at the University of Toronto 2013 Felix Galimir Chamber Competition. In addition, he also founded and led as first violinist of the Sipe Piano Quintet, which was invited to perform at the National Arts Centre's 2014 Annual Fourth Stage Concert Series. 

 

Stelth has performed regularly at recitals and outreach programs in the Greater Toronto Area as a solo and chamber violinist, including the University of Toronto Noon Concert Series, Music Mondays Concert Series, and at the Arts and Letters Club with piano partner, Valentina Sadovski. He has also performed numerous concerts with pianist Judy Ginsburg as a part of Ontario's Health Arts Society Concert Series and was invited to perform at Toronto Western Hospital’s Krembil Research Institute with his string quartet in collaboration with the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute for Vision Health Month awareness at The University Health Network.

 

Most recently in March of 2017, he initiated a music workshop and lecture demonstration series in collaboration with the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, connecting live music ensemble performances with visually impaired children in hopes of inspiring them to play instruments. A firm advocate in spreading awareness for vision loss, Stelth is a Vision Loss Ambassador for the Foundation Fighting Blindness and has been invited to speak and perform for the Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation on numerous occasions as a patient of the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute. In 2017, Stelth was the subject of a TEDx Talk at the University of Waterloo on current glaucoma and vision loss research at the University Health Network’s Krembil Research Institute. 

Ballet Work & Dance Collaborations

Stelth has worked closely with dance faculty and pianists at Canada's National Ballet School as a ballet accompanist, including private studies in improvisation with Rob Thaller, Craig Wingrove, and Principal Pianist, Marina Surgan. He works regularly as a ballet accompanist in the city of Toronto, with a focus on the RAD Syllabus and Cecchetti Method, and has accompanied dance and company classes at various studios, including The Martha Hicks School of Ballet, Pegasus Studios, Ballet Jörgen Canada, and Canada's National Ballet School.

 

His numerous inter-arts collaborations at the Chautauqua Institution have included working with dancers and choreographers from top dance schools and companies in North America; including The School of American Ballet, Indiana University Ballet Theatre, The Rock School for Dance, Joffrey Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Boston Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, and The Romanian National Opera in Bucharest. A member and sponsor of the Chautauqua Dance Circle, his choreographic competition partnerships with the Chautauqua School of Dance were chosen for four consecutive summers by Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux as featured winners in the Final Dance Galas. 

 

Stelth works closely with cinematographers, photographers, and producers in Toronto and New York City, as well as contemporary composers and choreographers to produce music videos combining classical ballet, figure skating, and musicians. Working alongside Toronto musician and audio recording engineer, Matt Antal, he has recorded, directed, and produced ballet music productions performing on violin and piano and with the Grigori String Quartet in collaboration with The School of American Ballet, The Rock School for Dance, Chautauqua School of Dance, Boston Ballet School, Arthur Murray Dance Yorkville, The National Youth Orchestra of Canada, DanceTeq Toronto, and Charlotte Ballet. 

 

Stelth has been invited to speak and perform for numerous corporate and private events in the Greater Toronto Area, including a Shangri-La Toronto Penthouse Commercial Production with SilverHouse; Performances at The Special Olympics of Canada Gala at The Fairmont Royal York, The 24th Annual Canadian Connective Tissue Conference and Donor Events at The Four Seasons Hotel. He has accompanied vocalists, instrumentalists, and pianists, and has performed at the Canadian Music Competition National Finals both as accompanist and soloist. Stelth has taught piano, violin, and theory privately for over ten years, and has coordinated and supervised several University Violin Education courses at the Graduate Level. 

 

In his spare time, he enjoys a good game of chess, taking ballet photography, and watching documentaries on YouTube. He is the owner and photographer of his Downtown Toronto Photography Studio: Triple Pointe Studios

Stelth is a registered Transport Canada RPAS Drone Pilot and currently plays on a 1920 Stefano Scarampella Violin on generous loan from a private art collector in Toronto.

Triple Pointe Media 

 

Stelth owns and operates Triple Pointe Media Inc. “Connect. Present. Inspire." - a downtown Toronto Media Production Company. Working primarily with professional audio engineers, photographers, and cinematographers, Triple Pointe Media provides promotional media content for small businesses in the Greater Toronto Area.

 

Past and current clients include Kibo Sushi, Dragonboat Restaurant, DanceTeq Toronto, The Extension Room, MSK Clinic, The Hermitage & Shire, Century 21 Atria Realty Inc., and privately owned resorts. Aerial drone footage is also provided and used in many property tours and videos.

 

Extensions of Triple Pointe Media include Triple Pointe Photography, Triple Pointe Studios, Triple Pointe Podcast, Triple Pointe Properties (and more); which represent respectively the official photography studio, podcast, real estate properties, filmmaking, and additional extensions.

 

More information can be found at: www.triplepointe.ca/services 

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关于

 

Stelth Ng 是多伦多的音乐家和舞蹈制片人,他从四岁开始学习钢琴,五岁学习小提琴. 他拥有皇家音乐学院钢琴和小提琴演奏的双学位,幼年师从 Nancy Hou(钢琴)和 Praise Lam(小提琴).

 

亦曾师从于 Jacques Israelievitch, Timothy Ying, Yosuke Kawasaki, Aaron Berofsky, 和 Roland & Almita Vamos.

 

Stelth 毕业于多伦多大学,曾作为嘉宾出现在加拿大广播公司 Radio One 91.5 FM - Alan Neal 的专访节目,并被多家媒体采访包括 The Toronto Star, The University of Toronto Magazine, The University of Ottawa Gazette, The Chautauquan Daily, The Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute; University Health Network, TEDxUW at The University of Waterloo, 和 The Globe & Mail Magazine.

 

作为首席小提琴手,他合作过的交响乐团有 Ottawa Symphony Orchestra,The National Youth Orchestra of Canada,Chautauqua Music School Festival Orchestra,University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra,University of Ottawa Symphony 和 Opera Orchestras.

 

在大学本科,他获了 Lorand Fenyves 弦乐奖学金以及 John Moskalyk 纪念奖,同时他也是 Canadian National Institute for the Blind's Jazz FM Annual 视障人士奖学金的获得人,他赢得了 Rotary Peel 音乐节钢琴 Rosebowl 之荣誉,并且是 Mississauga Youth Orchestra,Chinese Artists of Toronto Philharmonic 的独奏音乐家,以及赢得了 University of Ottawa 协奏曲比赛.

室内乐和社会活动

 

做为一个活跃的室内乐演奏家,Stelth 是 Grigori String Quartet 创始人和首席小提琴,乐团获得了 University of Toronto 2013 Felix Galimir Chamber Competition 的头名。此外,他还创立了 Sipe Piano Quintet,并作为首席受邀演出于 National Arts Centre's 2014 Annual Fourth Stage Concert Series.

 

Stelth 经常作为独奏和室内乐的小提琴手演出于 University of Toronto Noon Concert Series,Music Mondays Concert Series,在 Arts and Letters Club,他的钢琴伴奏是 Valentina Sadovski. 他同钢琴家 Judy Ginsburg 演奏于 Ontario's Health Arts Society 音乐会的系列演出,和 The University Health Network 的 Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute for Vision Health Month awareness 合作, 他同他的室内乐团受邀演出于 Toronto Western Hospital’s Krembil Research Institute.

 

在 2017 年三月,同 Canadian National Institute for the Blind 合作, 他发起了音乐工作室音乐课程展示,为视障儿童和现场音乐演出架起了桥梁,以启发他们演奏乐器. 致力于唤醒大众对于视障者的意识,做为 Foundation Fighting Blindness 的失明大使,并作为 Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute 的病人,他受邀为 Toronto General & Western Hospital Foundation 在不同场合做了多次演讲及演出. 2017 年,Stelth 是 TEDx Talk 在 University of Waterloo 关于青光眼和失明研究的对象.

舞蹈和芭蕾的合作

 

Stelth 作为芭蕾伴奏,和 Canada's National Ballet School 的钢琴家和演职人员有紧密合作,包括和 Rob Thaller, Craig Wingrove, 以及首席钢琴师, Marina Surgan 关于即兴表演的研究. 专注于 Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus 和 Cecchetti 方法,他在多伦多多个工作室为芭蕾伴奏, 包括 The Martha Hicks School of Ballet, Pegasus Studios, Ballet Jörgen Canada, 和 Canada's National Ballet School.

 

他同许多北美顶尖的舞蹈者和编舞在 Chautauqua Institution 有诸多跨界合作,包括 The School of American Ballet, Indiana University Ballet Theatre, The Rock School for Dance, Joffrey Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Boston Ballet, Charlotte Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, 和 The Romanian National Opera in Bucharest. 做为 Chautauqua Dance Circle 的赞助者和一员,他和舞团的合作连续四年夏天被选作 Patricia McBride and Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux 年度舞蹈晚会特别获胜者.

 

Stelth 和多伦多以及纽约的摄像师,摄影师,制片人,作曲家,编舞紧密合作,所出品的 MV结合了音乐家,芭蕾,冰上舞蹈. 他同多伦多的录音和音乐家 Matt Antal,以及 Grigori String Quartet 合作,导演出品的芭蕾音乐作品演绎了小提琴,钢琴和画面的完美结合,合作者还有 The School of American Ballet, The Rock School for Dance, Chautauqua School of Dance, Boston Ballet School, Arthur Murray Dance Yorkville, The National Youth Orchestra of Canada, DanceTeq Toronto, 和 Charlotte Ballet.

 

Stelth 受很多公司和私人的邀请在大多伦多地区进行演讲和表演, 包括 Shangri-La Toronto Penthouse Commercial Production ,The Special Olympics of Canada Gala , The 24th Annual Canadian Connective Tissue Conference and Donor Events.  他为声乐家,器乐演奏家,钢琴家伴奏,并作为伴奏和独奏参演于加拿大音乐大赛决赛. Stelth 私人教授钢琴,小提琴,音乐理论超过十年,并负责协调指导数个大学的研究生的小提琴课程.

 

在闲暇时,他喜欢国际象棋,芭蕾摄影,在 YouTube 上看纪录片. 他拥有自己摄影工作室: Triple Pointe Studios 并担任摄影师.

 

Stelth 目前演奏的小提琴是 1920 Stefano Scarampella Violin,从一个多伦多的私人艺术品收藏家那里所借用.

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