The Symposium

Presenting Toronto’s Tuba and Euphonium Symposium (TOTES) in Fall 2020. This full day event will provide a platform for young tuba and euphonium performers across Canada to promote creative and innovative works of emerging Canadian composers.

Our vision:

  • To give emerging low brass professionals a space to share their talents.
  • To learn from established professionals.
  • To help low brass musicians form a network and community across Canada.
  • To establish Canada as a home for world-class low brass playing and composition.
  • To make a massive contribution to low brass repertoire through commissioning, premiering and publishing new Canadian compositions.
  • To inspire the next generation of low brass players.
  • To showcase the musical potential of tubas and euphoniums to new audiences.

The day will include:

  • Concerts
  • Masterclasses
  • Vendors
  • Discussion panels
  • Time to meet the performers and socialize