Sharlene &
George Koller, bass
Joseph Macerollo, accordion

Sharlene Wallace and George Koller having been performing, recording and touring together since 1996. Their performances have included concerts in Edmonton, Calgary, Toronto, The 11th World Harp Congress (Vancouver, BC), Festival of Sound (Parry Sound), International Divas lll (Toronto), Music West Kingston, Mississauga Chamber Music Concert Series and Gananoque Concert Series. George plays on six of Sharlene’s albums and produced and played on her harp & bass duo CD In Night’s Deep Silence

Rhythmic. Beautiful. Explorative. Playing original compositions, a flourish of Celtic tunes and music of South America, Sharlene and George create an unusual and memorable programme for harp and bass… and sometimes accordion with the incomparable Joseph Macerollo!

George Koller has accumulated hundreds of wildly diverse performing, touring and recording credits in his expansive musical career including with Peter Gabriel, Holly Cole, Loreena McKennitt, Ian Tyson, David Clayton-Thomas, Phil Woods, The Shuffle Demons, Olivia Newton-John, Chaka Khan, Eddie Harris, Eartha Kitt, Laila Biali, Eliana Cuevas, Holly Cole, Bruce Cockburn, Valdy, Joe Sealy, Sharlene Wallace, John Mcdermott….just to name a few. A prolific composer, producer and bassist, George also plays a variety of instruments, many of them featured on his award winning solo CD, “Music for Plants, Animals and Humans”. He has been a performer/bassist/producer credits on over 800 cd’s! George was presented with the 2007 national jazz award for “Bassist of the Year”, he has a Toronto Star Critics award and 2 Porcupine awards. Multiple film credits include “Such a Long Journey”, “Possible Worlds”, and “Away from her” on which George plays Sitar, Sarode, Dilruba, Tanpura and bass.

A few recent CONCERTS:
August 1st, 2018 – MISSISSAUGA, ON
Sharlene & George
Mississauga Chamber Music
Summer Concerts in Riverwood Park – MacEwan Barn
Riverwood Conservancy
Sharlene, pedal & electric Celtic harps
George Koller, bass

December 2nd, 2018 – GUELPH, ON
Winter Eve’s Trio
Sharlene, harp
George Koller, bass
Joseph Macerollo, accordion
guest artists of Guelph Chamber Choir

Sharlene &
Anne Lindsay, fiddle

Many paths – and years of friendship – have brought Anne and Sharlene together to collaborate on an inspired programme of original music, Celtic tunes and the music of Oliver Schroer. During 2020 and 2021 the duo will be performing with the Canadian Celtic Choir, for Chamber Music Mississauga’s Out & About (Port Credit Library) and Summer Concert Series (Riverwood Conservation) as well as playing monthly with Eric Robertson (piano) as Iona Passage for Iona Liturgies at Yorkminster Park Baptist Church.

Anne Lindsay has established herself as one of the most engaging and
versatile instrumentalists in Canada. She has four award winning CDs of her own compositions and has been named Jazz Violinist of the Year (National Jazz Awards) and Solo Instrumentalist and Producer of the Year
(Canadian Folk Music Awards). Anne has played on hundreds of recordings and is a featured performer with Jim Cuddy, Blue Rodeo, The Skydiggers and John McDermott. She was the resident fiddler for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the stage production of The Lord of the Rings and is an exuberant fireplug of a session-player-to-the-stars (Led Zeppelin, The Chieftains, Blue Rodeo, James Taylor, Roger Daltrey).

Sharlene &
Susan Piltch, flute & piano

Sharlene Wallace (harp) and Susan Piltch (flute & piano) are a duo that perform on three instruments! Playing flute, piano and harp their repertoire spans Classical, Celtic and contemporary genres. Concert audiences experience the music of Vivaldi, Donizetti, Faure, Miyagi, O’Carolan, Bolling. As well, they perform, many beautiful original compositions by both Susan and Sharlene. Sharlene and Susan have performed at the 4th Stage at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, for the Music Alive! concert series in Vankleek Hill, in Kingston for Music West Concert Series, for the Sunday concert series at the Royal Ontario Museum, Music for a Winter’s Eve concert series in Toronto and as part of the community concert series in Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Deep River, and Oshawa, Ontario. They are often joined by George Koller on bass.

“These people make you smile, ’cause they are too.”
– Michael Kramer, Classical 96.3FM

Flutist/pianist Susan Piltch began her music studies at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto with pianist/composer Dr. Samuel Dolin. She later studied recorder with Hugh Orr and flute with her father Bernard Piltch and Judith Shenkman. Susan has recorded two previous CDs with guitarist Daniel La Brash THE MOON AND FLOWERS and NATURE’S PLAY. As a composer Susan has written for flute, flute choir and flute and piano published through Nourse Wind Publications ( Two of these pieces are listed on the Royal Conservatory of Music’s flute exam syllabus, Labyrinth written for flute and piano and Little One (lullaby for Kienna) for 2 flutes and piano. Both of these pieces were rearranged for this CD Anticipation.


Sharlene and Susan’s CD, Anticipation, is the collaborated beauty of Canadian duo Sharlene Wallace, harpist and Susan Piltch, flutist/pianist. With the amazing George Koller on bass their music is original, contemporary, stunning instrumental music. The music on Anticipation is composed by Sharlene, Susan, Rob Piltch, David Piltch/k.d. lang, Anne Lindsay, Loretto Reid, and Francis Kleynjans.

“Contemporary instrumental with a touch of the Celtic.” – Renée Gelpi, Galaxi CBC Digital Radio

“Put it on and float away…” – Michael Kramer – Classical 96.3 fm