Lawrence Cherney lives in Toronto (Canada). Since 1982, he has performed extensively as a soloist and recitalist of contemporary music in North America and Europe, commissioning or premiering more than 35 works for the oboe from composers in Québec, Canada, the USA and Europe. He has appeared as a guest artist with many ensembles and orchestras (CBC Vancouver Orchestra, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, I Musici de Montréal, Amadeus Ensemble, Orford Quartet, Chilingirian Quartet, Elmer Iseler Singers, Tudor Singers…) and has recorded for RCA, Melbourne, and Centrediscs, and for many major European radio networks. Lawrence Cherney is the Founding Artistic Director of Chamber Concerts Canada which produces the Musical Mondays series in Toronto. He performed at the ICMC’95 (International Computer Music Confenrence) at The Banff Centre for the Arts.