Since 1991, GroundSwell’s Artistic Directorate has been delighting and challenging its audiences with an eclectic combination of all that is good about new music. GroundSwell is dedicated to presenting contemporary music, featuring everything from inspiring interpretations of 20th-century classics to exciting fusions of visual art, theatre, dance, and the written word.

The Artistic Directorate is made up of Winnipeg composers Gordon Fitzell, Jim Hiscott, and Michael Matthews, with guests curators rotating yearly. Every season GroundSwell brings you exciting new worlds of contemporary performance, from local music to international works, and is proud to promote and explore the best of Canada’s diverse and vibrant new music scene.