On June 26th, the Organix Kingsway Organ Recital will feature Stefani Bedin
Admission is free, though we gratefully accept your goodwill offering at the door. Concert program here: https://www.organixconcerts.ca/event.php?mo=6&day=26
Stefani Bedin is a solo and collaborative performer, liturgical musician, and pedagogue, active in her hometown of Toronto. In September 2017, Stefani began her pursuit of the Master of Music degree in organ performance at the University of Toronto, where she also obtained the Bachelor of Music degree (Honours) in music history and theory and a minor in the historical keyboard. She studies organ under the tutelage of Dr. Kevin Komisaruk. Stefani is also an accomplished pianist and obtained an A.R.C.T. in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music in 2013, the same year in which she was awarded the Royal Canadian College of Organist’s Barwell Scholarship and began studying the organ. Stefani is the recipient of several other scholarships and awards. In July 2018, she won first prize at the Biennial Osborne Organ Competition held at Canada’s Summer Institute of Church Music.
Stefani is the Assistant Organist at St. Basil’s Roman Catholic Parish at the University of St. Michael’s College. She has performed service-playing duties at other churches including Bloor Street United Church, where she served as the Organ Scholar for three years. During the 2014 and 2015 summer pilgrimage seasons, Stefani was an organist at the Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, ON. Since 2017, Stefani has served on the Royal Canadian College of Organist’s Toronto Centre executive board.