The Quinte Symphony’s performance of Music from the North with Belleville native Luke Bell is sponsored by Boston Pizza.
Luke Bell was born in Belleville, Ontario, and started playing the piano at age 11. He participated in the local Rotary Music Festival for several years, winning several prizes. From 2009- 2012 he studied with Dr. Cynthia Tormann, adjunct professor in piano at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. While in high school he performed as a soloist with the Quinte Symphony, after winning their Young Musicians Competition. Luke completed his Bachelor of Music in Piano Performance at the University of Ottawa, and his Masters in Piano Performance and Graduate Diploma in Performance at McGill University. Luke is active in the contemporary and Canadian music scenes. Recent performances include a concert dedicated to Canadian music at the Prince Edward County Music Festival, appearances at both the NSFW Contemporary Cabaret in Ottawa, the MUSCAN conference for Canadian composers and music researchers and a debut recital at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.