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TSO Concertmaster and Toronto Summer Music Artistic Director Jonathan Crow performs with Philip Chiu, piano

Be Inspired to Play Along with Concertmaster Jonathan Crow!

January 14, 2021

The TSO and Toronto Summer Music are offering an interactive challenge—play along with Concertmaster Jonathan Crow, and WIN the chance to perform with him live (when it's safe to do so, of course)!

Here are some of the entries we've received so far—and if you haven't submitted yours yet, you have until Monday, January 25 to send your video to and share on social media with the hashtag #PlayAlongWithJonathanCrow. We'd love to see your performances, and all ages and instruments are welcome!

For instructions and resources, visit TSO.CA/PlayAlong. Good luck!

Nine-year-old violinist Chelsea Gu shows us her take on the piece:

Here's 13-year-old Lincoln Haggart-Ives's interpretation:​

...and an entry from Wanes Moubayed:

Our very own Eric Abramovitz, Associate Principal Clarinet & E-flat Clarinet, shows us how it's done with five different instruments!

Here's young violinist Salma Khakimov's entry:

While Evan Simcoe, a Grade 9 student from Ottawa, performs the second violin part on xylophone:


Feeling inspired yet? We'd love to see your entries! Find resources at TSO.CA/PlayAlong and submit your entry by Monday, January 25!