Larry Beckwith is a creative contributor to Canada’s musical life as a conductor, violinist, singer, writer, educator and programmer. In 2003, Beckwith founded Toronto Masque Theatre, which – under his tireless and imaginative artistic leadership from 2003 to 2018 – presented over 75 innovative programs of interdisciplinary performing art. Beckwith is currently the Artistic Producer of Confluence Concerts, entering its second season. In the summer of 2018, he conducted the successful FOTS world premiere and subsequent Ontario tour of SOUNDING THUNDER: THE SONG OF FRANCIS PEGAHMAGABOW by Timothy Corlis and Armand Garnet Ruffo. Mr. Beckwith is a committed educator and runs the celebrated voice and strings program at the arts-intensive Unionville High School, as well as conducting the Mooredale Senior Youth Orchestra.