Larry Beckwith enjoys a successful and versatile career in the arts in and around Toronto. After growing up in a downtown Toronto home where music and theatre were encouraged and celebrated, he studied violin and musicology at the undergraduate and graduate levels at the University of Toronto. Since then, he has vigorously pursued his interests in choral music, baroque music, theatre, contemporary music, radio, teaching, and writing. As a professional singer, he has appeared regularly with the Elora Festival Singers, Tafelmusik Chamber Singers, Opera Atelier, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and the Exultate Chamber Singers. As a baroque violinist, he was a founding member of the Aradia Baroque Ensemble, and from 1988 to 2002 was a co-artistic director of Arbor Oak. Mr. Beckwith has lectured on music history for the universities of Toronto and Guelph, and has held positions as a producer for CBC Radio Music, general manager of Choirs Ontario and director of programming for the 2002 Joy of Singing Festival in Toronto. Larry Beckwith teaches music at Unionville High School and lives in Toronto with his wife, Teri Dunn, and their two daughters, Alison and Juliet.