Classical Nouveaux

Classical Nouveaux

 Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN
BandClassicalAdult Contemporary

'Classical Nouveaux is a gift of heart and beauty wrapped with enormous talent and the enchantment of pure sweet youth.' www.classicalnouveaux.com

Biography

Classical Nouveaux

There are many phrases to describe Classical Nouveaux: Impressively Talented, Artistically Gifted, Amazing Musicians. It is hard to believe then that Cody Karey and Stuart Martin, the two brilliant stars-in-the-making behind the group Classical Nouveaux, are still teenagers. Both of these Vancouver, BC based performers are mature beyond their years and have an on stage presence that radiates the depth of their talent. As Classical Nouveaux, Cody and Stuart have successfully taken classic songs and have given them a modern edge, highlighting their incredible strengths as artists and performers while on the stage. At their debut performance at Vancouver Fashion, Music and Arts Awards this past September they arranged and performed “The Prayer,” by David Foster and Carol Bayer Sager. Audiences were stunned as to the depth and range of this uniquely talented group. Some of Classical Nouveaux’s more notable songs are The Prayer,” “Broken Vow,” and “Because we Believe” to name a few. As Viktoria Langton , creative producer, says 'Classical Nouveaux is a gift of heart and beauty wrapped with enormous talent and the enchantment of pure sweet youth.'

Cody Karey - Vocals

As the exceptionally talented tenor in Classical Nouveaux, Cody Karey knew from a very young age that his destiny was to sing. With his musical gifts, he became a favorite, personally raising more than $7,000.00 for the children’s wing of the Prince George Regional Hospital. By the time he reached 15, he had won the Performing Arts BC provincial competition for Junior Musical Theatre. His big break came in July of 2006 when at the age of 15 he was “discovered” by David Foster Star Search Producers Su Bailey and Jaymes Foster. David soon took him under his wing and this year he performed on stage with such great talents as Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman, Babyface and American Idol runner-up, Katherine McPhee. As David Foster says, Cody Karey “is destined for greatness”.
Cody is currently touring with David Foster on a 10 US City tour appearing with Peter Cetera (Chicago) Philip Bailey (Earth Wind & Fire), The Canadian Tenors, Deborah Cox, Neil Sedaka and Charice

Stuart Martin

The minute his hands touched the piano keys at the age of seven, the second half of Classical Nouveaux, Stuart Martin, knew that music would be his calling. Classically trained in piano and cello, Stuart is also gifted with the trombone and french horn. Over the years, Stuart has performed with many different groups, including the Surrey Youth and the Provincial Youth Orchestra’s as the principle trombonist, as well as the assistant principle cellist in the Provincial Youth Orchestra in 2007. In high school, Stuart was recognized as the most outstanding musician and took part in jazz band and concert band winning top honors at many local, national and international competitions. Currently, Stuart is studying music at Kwantlen Polytechnic University majoring in piano with a minor in cello. When not at school, he is hard at work arranging new songs for Classical Nouveaux.

Tiffany Desrosiers

Tiffany Desrosiers voice is described as pure and melodic. Tiffany has shared the stage with acts such as Ben Harper, Jackson Browne, Bobby Kimball, and Destino. In 2006 she received 1st runner-up in the David Foster Star Search finals in Victoria and was later invited by David to perform The Prayer at the Victoria Independent Film Festival in February 2007. Tiffany has the rare talent to cross over and sing both classical and contemporary styles and is currently working on her debut album.

Christine Yin-Chun – Violin & Piano

Born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 1989, Christine moved to Canada with her family in 1995. Christine has completed her ARCT Performers’ for both instruments in the summer of 2006, earning the RCMT Alumni Associations Scholarship for Violin. Her enthusiasm and active engagement with music was also very apparent throughout her school life. A key member of the Surrey Youth Symphony Orchestra and the Vancouver Youth Symphony Orchestra. Upon graduation from her high school in Surrey, Christine was accepted into the faculty of Music at the University of British Columbia.
Currently in her second year majoring in violin performance, Christine is under the tutelage of Professor Jasper Wood. Prior to entering University, she studied the violin with Ling-Hui Chuang. Among other musical commitments, she has participated in Solo and Quartet master classes, some of which include Scott St. John, Borealis String Quartet, and St. Lawrence String Quartet. Presently, Christine is a member of the UBC Symphony Orchestra, and the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra.

Elise Mcintosh - Violin

Elise McIntosh started violin at a very young age, winning many scholarships and awards along the way. She has been studying under the highly respected Carla Birston, and a member of her Semiahmoo String Orchestra; Elise is currently the Concert Master of the

Discography

Currently in studio recording 1st release.

Set List

Because We Believe
Broken Vow
Comptine d’un autre été
Hallelujah
Hymn A L'amour
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Summertime
The Prayer
You Raise Me Up