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Photo Credit:  Gary Moon

​​Welcome to Music on the Bruce, a festival of concerts and workshops on and around the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada.  I'm Sarah Pratt-Parsamian.  I created this festival in 2021 to bring live classical music performances to the communities of the Bruce, which have suffered so greatly from isolation and financial hardship brought on by the pandemic. In that first season, with social distancing and indoor gathering restrictions still very much in place, Music on the Bruce provided communities with outdoor concerts at which people could safely come together and connect with each other, take in a classical music concert along with the unparalleled beauty of a Lake Huron sunset.

Music on the Bruce features a mixture of indoor and outdoor concerts, collaborations with local Bruce musicians, children's events, open rehearsals, and much more!  The MOTB artists are professional musicians, who perform throughout the year with world-class orchestras and chamber ensembles across Canada and the USA.  We are thrilled to have the opportunity to visit the beautiful Bruce during the summer, and to have the privilege of performing for you while we are here!   We look forward to making lots of wonderful music again this summer.


This festival is dedicated to all the small communities that make up the Bruce Peninsula, to which I owe so many wonderful memories. It’s a privilege to be able to give something back.

Love, Sarah

Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us.  I would be thrilled to see you every year.  I hope you will return next year, and many years to come.

-- audience member, Tobermory, ON

Music on the Bruce gratefully acknowledges the support of the Ontario Arts Council, and the government of Ontario

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