Spectrum accompanies Dziga Vertov's timeless Man with a Movie Camera.
Toronto-based percussionist Jonny Smith is an avid performer of new and contemporary music. He has worked with a number of Canadian composers on developing new works for solo percussion including Kevin Lau, Riho Maimets, Stephanie Orlando, and Caleb Chan. He has been performing with Spectrum since the Fall of 2014, including concerts at the AGO’s Friday Nights and the COC’s noon-hour concert series. Smith is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Toronto.
Andrew Rasmus is currently working as a percussionist/timpanist in and around the Toronto area. Along with classical percussion, Rasmus has also performed in various styles from jazz to traditional Turkish classical music. He has performed with ensembles such as the National Ballet of Canada Orchestra and served as Principal Timpanist for both the Strauss Symphony of Canada and the Opera Canada Orchestra. On various occasions, Rasmus has performed as percussionist and timpanist with the Toronto Symphony.