Services

Ensemble Topaz performs at private events, concerts and does outreach and educational programming and is currently booking for 2019 and 2020.

Festivals

Ensemble Topaz brings their unique blend of musical and dance styles and genres to cultural festivals all over! Please contact ensemble.topaz@gmail.com for more information.

Festivals that Ensemble Topaz has performed at include:

Niagara Folks Arts Festival (St. Catherines)
TD Songs of Summer Festival (Oakville)
CFAC Canada Day at Yonge-Dundas Square (Toronto)
Gerrard Festival of South Asia (Toronto)
Taste of Richmond Hill (Richmond Hill)
Airport Lacoste Centre Summer Festival (Brampton)
Carassauga India Pavillion, Hershey Centre (Mississauga)
South Asian Heritage Month at Union Station (Toronto)
Azadi Festival at Milton Velodrome (Milton)
Woodbine Centre Pakistan Pavillion, hosted by the Consulate General of Pakistan (Toronto)
Culture Bridges Festival (East Gwillimbury)
Canadian National Exhibition International Stage (Toronto)
Ontario Heritage Festival, Ontario Place (Toronto)
Mid-Harvest Autumn Festival, Chinese Cultural Centre of Mississauga (Mississauga)
Global Village Festival, Mel Lastman Square (Toronto)
Marlee-Ville Festival (Toronto)
Antibes Festival (Toronto)
Toronto International Dance Festival, Harbourfront (Toronto)

Concerts

The Musicians of Ensemble Topaz can be booked for concerts ranging from restaurants to large concert venues. Please contact ensemble.topaz@gmail.com for more information.

Ensemble Topaz has performed at the following venues:

Small World Music Centre (Toronto)
Noor Cultural Centre (Toronto)
Tranzac Club (Toronto)
Free Times Cafe (Toronto)
Bampot Teahouse (Toronto)

The Dancers of Ensemble Topaz can be booked to perform in concerts and music videos. They have recently performed at events such as Sahriddin of Tajikistan Mele Samanak Concert (2019) and music videos for a variety of artists. Please contact to find out more information.

Private Events

 Ensemble Topaz can be booked as a complete troupe with up to five musicians and three dancers but smaller configurations are available. Let Ensemble Topaz bring their unique breadth of world music and dance cultures to your event! Whether it’s the dancers of Topaz, the musicians or the full ensemble, the colour, expertise and entertainment package that we can provide is unparalleled. Please inquire at ensemble.topaz@gmail.com for more information.

Musicians and dancers of Ensemble Topaz have performed at the following venues:

Liberty Grand (Toronto)
Bombay Palace (Brampton)
Chandni Grand (Scarborough)
Chateau Le Jardin (Vaughan)
Tomahac Club (Ancanster)
Woodbine Banquet Hall (Etobicoke)
Super Wonder Gallery (Toronto)
Westmount Events Centre (Vaughan)
Paradise Banquet Hall (Vaughan)
The Estate Banquet Hall (Toronto)
Apollo Convention Centre (Mississauga)
Sagan Banquest Hall (Mississauga)
Royal Ambassador Event Centre (Caledon)
Magna Centre (Richmond Hill)
St. Volodymyr Cultural Centre (Oakville)
Milton Banquet Hall (Milton)
Rose Garden Banquet Hall (Brampton)
Paradise Banquet Hall (Vaughan)
LIUNA Gardens (Stony Creek)
Grand Cinnamon Banquet and Convention Centre (Toronto)
Claireport Place Banquet and Convention Centre (Toronto)

Outreach and Educational Programs

Photo credit: Ken Dobb

Ensemble Topaz offers educational programs about the musics and dances of the world. Our stellar educators Mike Anklewicz (PhD, Ethnomusicology) and Paromita Kar (PhD, Dance Studies) have taught classes, seminars and workshops around the world, including Canada, USA, England, the Netherlands, Germany and India. They have both taught in Toronto schools and are available to enliven any classroom with music and dance. Contact ensemble.topaz@gmail.com for more information.

Ensemble Topaz has taken part in the following outreach and education programs:

Ontario Culture Days, Annette Street Library, Palmerston Library, Maria A. Shchuka Library (Toronto)
Asian Heritage Month, Dawes Road Library (Toronto)
Niagara Folk Arts Festival Workshop (St. Catherines)
Ontario Arts Council Artist in Education program (Toronto)