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ALLEN STILES, Piano

Born and raised in Bella Coola, BC, Allen received his Master’s degree at the University of British Columbia studying under Lee Kum Sing.  He is a founding member and artistic director of The Little Chamber Music Series That Could Society, and is a member of the contemporary chamber group Standing Wave.  He is also a highly respected freelance pianist and teacher in the Vancouver area, and is on faculty at both the Langley Community Music School and Douglas College’s Community School. Recently Allen has expanded his interests to include conducting, and is currently Music Director for the Richmond Gateway Theatre’s annual winter musical theatre productions.

CAMERON WILSON, Violin

Cameron Wilson is currently a member of the CBC Radio Orchestra, Joe Trio , Van Django and the Hard Rubber Orchestra. He is also a composer/arranger whose works have been performed by numerous symphony orchestras and ensembles and soloists across Canada and the U.S. He has collaborated with CBC author and storyteller Stuart Mclean and the CBC Radio Orchestra on "History of Canada" and "I Remember Wayne". Both stories were released as a CD last year. Most recently he composed the music for the NFB film "Citizen Sam". The music was nominated for a 2007 Leo Award for best music in a documentary film.

CHARLES INKMAN, Cello

Charles was born at a very early age, and has been playing cello since he was eight.  He has a Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance from the University of British Columbia where he studied with Eric Wilson.  Charles is a long-standing member of both the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the CBC Radio Orchestra, and spends his summers teaching at music camps in Canada and the United States.  A few private students, recording for the odd movie and television show and playing in pick-up bands for the likes of visiting artists such as Smokey Robinson, Rod Stewart and Pavarotti keep things interesting.  He has also recorded with numerous bands including Spirit of the West and the Cranberries.