Canadian pianist Joan Forsyth, is a multi-faceted musician who has received critical acclaim as a soloist and chamber music artist. She has performed at the Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and the Library of Congress, and collaborated with the Cassatt Quartet, the Theater Chamber Players of the Kennedy Center and Cygnus. She has toured the Netherlands, Scandinavia and Russia with Cygnus with programs of new American music and has performed in Japan with Trio Spark! Recent performances have been at the Austria Summer Music Festival, Inter-Harmony Music Festival, and the Festival of New American Music at CalState Sacramento, and FIC21 in Mexico. Joan Forsyth has recorded for Furious Artisans, Soundspells, Albany and CRI. In addition to her position as Piano Chairperson at the Third Street Music School, Dr. Forsyth is on the music faculty of Bennington College.