Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Jill LaForty

Music advocate, classical music producer

Born in Toronto; moved to Ottawa in 1983.

Studied music in Toronto and in Vienna.

Through her work as a producer at CBC Radio, has dedicated 30 years to championing Ottawa's music scene.

Has greatly contributed to ensuring that concerts by Ottawa musicians were heard across Canada and around the world.

Has spearheaded concert series and made regular appearances on the local CBC Radio program Ottawa Morning.

Her high-profile work has included documentaries and special series for national programs and pre-concert chats at performances around Ottawa.


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