Strings 2023:   May 18th – 20th at Muttart Hall, Alberta College.


The Shean Strings Competition

2023 Shean Strings Competition Winner Benjamin Seah, 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...

Nancy Dahn

Nancy Dahn

Violinist Nancy Dahn, University Research Professor and fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is widely known as one half of Duo Concertante, with pianist Timothy Steeves....  more...


Shauna Rolston

Award-winning Canadian ’cellist Shauna Rolston is considered by peers and fans alike to be one of the most compelling and unique musical voices on the stage today...  more...