Cappella Borealis was founded in 2015 by trombonists Jeremy Berkman, Alex Fisher, Ellen Marple, and Nathan Wilkes as as Vancouver’s own ensemble for early brass music. Cappella Borealis explores a wide range of repertoire from the Renaissance and Baroque periods featuring early brass, often in combination with voices and other instruments. The ensemble has appeared throughout the Pacific Northwest including performances with Early Music Vancouver, Early Music Seattle, and the Early Music Society of the Islands (Victoria).