Strings 2021:   May 21st – 22nd virtually.


The Shean Strings Competition

2021 Shean Strings Competition Winner Jacques Forestier, Violin.

Adjudicators for the 2021 Competition were:

Adjudicators' Information

David Hoyt

David Hoyt

An alumnus of the University of Alberta, David Hoyt studied piano with Karl Engel, Boris Roubakin and Alexandra Munn; horn with Philip Farkas, Pierre del Vescovo and Eugene Rittich; and conducting with Margaret Hillis and Pierre Boulez.  more...

David Stewart

David Stewart

Violinist David Stewart has enjoyed a wide range of experience in the music profession: as frequent soloist with orchestra, recitalist, chamber musician, studio musician....  more...


Erika Raum

Ms. Raum is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she studied with the late Professor Lorand Fenyves and was awarded the prestigious Eaton Scholarship.....  more...