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Cecilia Inspired Ensemble

  • St. Mary Magdalene 335 Main Street East Picton, Ontario Canada (map)



Music from 1680-2016

Beethoven Op 18 #3

Henry Purcell Chacony in G (arr. Britten)

Katarina Curcin String Quartet 3

Mendelssohn Quartet op 44 #1


Violist Caitlin Boyle and cellist Rachel DeSoer, members of the critically acclaimed Cecilia Quartet join first violinist Valerie Li from the Afiara Collective and Catherine Cosbey, founding member of the Linden String Quartet, to form this exciting ensemble. In their respective groups, these artists have won prizes at several international competitions, including Osaka (2008) and Bordeaux (2010), Banff International String Quartet Competition Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. They have held prestigious residencies at Yale University, Juilliard and  Royal Conservatory of Music and performed across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Together for a week-long residency at Music at Port Milford, the members of this ensemble will bring together their vast wealth of experience as chamber musicians.


Valerie Li, violin

Catherine Cosbey, violin

Caitlin Boyle, viola

Rachel Desoer, cello

Later Event: July 29
Afiara Collective