Born in Guyana, Menon Dwarka returned to Canada after almost 20 years in New York City, serving as Music Program Director for the 92nd Street Y, Harlem School of the Arts and Greenwich House. Since his arrival in 2013, Menon has contributed greatly to Toronto’s cultural ecology.

  • Board Member of the Canadian Opera Company, as well as chair of the COC's EDI committee
  • Member of City of Toronto’s Economic Development and Culture Thought Leader Panel
  • Support Lead for the Metcalf Foundation’s Creative Strategies Incubator
  • Member of the inaugural cohort of the Banff/Toronto Arts Council Cultural Leaders Lab
  • Peer Assessor for the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts


Menon has also led several Canadian organizations including 918 Bathurst, Arts Etobicoke and Soundstreams.


A more complete listing of his professional activities can be found on his LinkedIn page. 


Below you'll find a copy of my CV