LOFT 31st Annual Home for the Holidays Virtual Concert

Thank you for joining us at LOFT’s 31st Annual Home for the Holidays Virtual Benefit Concert!

We’re thankful we could come together to celebrate the holiday season and share the impact your support makes on the most vulnerable in our communities.

If you felt inspired by the concert, please consider making a donation today.


2021 Featured Performers

Louise Pitre

Home for the Holidays is proud to welcome Louise back this year. She will add her signature voice alongside musical director Diane Leah, with a stunning bilingual medley exclusively for this year’s show.

Heather Bambrick

Home for the Holidays Host

Never one to wear a single hat, Heather is one of Canada’s top Jazz vocalists, voice actors and broadcasters. She joins the concert this year for the first time as host, performer and co-artistic director!

Diane Leah

Home for the Holidays Musical Director

Home for the Holidays is excited to welcome back experienced pianist, composer, educator, and music director Diane to this year’s show.

Denzal Sinclaire

Touching listeners with his passionate and sincere delivery, Denzal is ranked among the finest jazz singers of his generation and is a first time Home for the Holidays artist.

Alex Cheung

Trained as a classical violinist, Alex loves performing live and has entertained audiences from intimate venues in Toronto to large stages at the Montreal Jazz Festival.

Broadsway

From the moment they first hit the stage together, Broadsway has been creating quite a buzz! Their music brings together a repertoire that ranges from Jazz and Theatre, to Pop and Classical … all delivered with passion, power, and plenty of humour!

Ross MacIntyre

Ross is one of Canada’s most accomplished and respected jazz bassists. His body of work spans 3 decades, and can be heard on over a hundred recordings including 12 JUNO nominated albums.

 With Encore Performances from:

Jackie Richardson

One Of Canada’s Most Beloved Musical Performers & a multiple award winning, Stage & Screen Actress.

The Gospel Quintet  

Back by popular demand, Jeremiah Sparks joins former members of The Nylons; Micah Barnes, Gavin Hope, Billy Newton-Davis and Mark Cassius, for an incredible au Capella performance.

Vanessa Sears

Canada’s brightest new Musical Theatre Star! A Dora Award, Toronto Theatre Critics Award, Broadway World Award and Critic’s Pick Award winning performer.

Thom Allison

Beloved Musical Theatre & Award Winning Television Star! Thom Allison plays PREE on the hit series, KILLJOYS.

Curtis Sullivan

One of Canada’s most sought after leading men in the Classical and Opera world!

Ma-Anne Dionisio

Award-wining lead of Miss Saigon around the world.

Hogtown Brass

The dynamic Canadian ensemble is comprised of accomplished musicians from a variety of diverse artistic backgrounds.


2021 Home for the Holidays Sponsors

Diamond Star Sponsors

Susan Gillespie & Don Drinkwalter

Joe & Mary Frances Sheehan

Gold Ring Sponsors

Don & Jane Fraser

Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital

Brass Band Sponsors & Holiday Hosts

Bill & Karen Barnett

BLG Foundation

John & Angela Caliendo

CI Private Wealth

Enfield Wood LLP

Grant Thornton LLP

David & Janis Leonard

Production Sponsors

In-Kind Sponsors

Elegant Move Systems

Media Sponsor