ABOUT

Kingston Symphony Orchestra

The Kingston Symphony is a professional orchestra made up of approximately 45 musicians who are actively engaged, not only in performing with the Kingston Symphony, but also in teaching privately, at Queen’s University, Royal Military College, St. Lawrence College, as well as in elementary and high schools throughout our region.

If you are interested in auditioning for the orchestra, please contact the Kingston Symphony Association office at 613-546-9729 or personnelmanager@kingstonsymphony.ca.

VIOLIN

Yolanda Bruno,
     Concertmaster
Erika Sloos,
     Assistant Concertmaster
Julia McFarlane,
     Principal Second Violin
Marion Stratton,
     Principal Emeritus
Lisa Draper
Venetia Gauthier
Rosemary Gosse
Kiri Hauck
Junga Kang
Danielle Lennon
Melanie Li
Clare Mak
Annica McDougall
Kelly Purpura
Gisèle Szczesniak
Jessica Wei
Kristi Coleman-Dorland*
Charna Matsushige*
Lyssa Pelton*
David Shewchuk*
Elena Spanu*
Amy Spurr*

VIOLA

Kelvin Enns, Principal
Eileen Beaudette
Andrew Farmer
Suzanne Fegan
Chris Fraser
Rachel Stewart

CELLO

Wolf Tormann, Principal
In recognition of the KSA Volunteer Committee
Nancy Burge
Sirui Chen
Jeff Hamacher
Sarah McCourt
Don McLean
Mateo Ronderos
Jennifer Tindale

BASS

Eric Lee, Principal
Roger Moniz
Doug Rooks
Patrick McPhail*
Cynthia Woods*

FLUTE

Amelia Lyon, Principal
In memory of Janet Ferguson-Cook
Anne Palmer (and Piccolo)
Jay McLellan* (and Piccolo)

OBOE

Melissa Scott, Principal
Julie Paul (and English Horn)
Ron Cohen-Mann*

CLARINET

Carina Canonico, Principal
In memory of Avram Galper
Linda Craig (and Bass Clarinet)
Chris Alfano*

BASSOON

Ben Glossop, Principal
Katie Legere (and Contrabassoon)
Mark Frederick

FRENCH HORN

Olivier Brisson, Principal
Emily Cavers
Christina Michie
Cory van Allen
Rachel Cote*

TRUMPET

Jonathan Elliotson, Principal
Mike Verner
Michael Barth* (Piccolo)
Janet MacRae*
Dan Tremblay* 

TROMBONE

Ben Perrier, Principal
Susan Dustan
John Palmer
Cynthia Yuschyshyn

TUBA

Sylvain Gagnon, Principal

TIMPANI

Andrew Rasmus*

PERCUSSION

Sean Donaldson*, Acting Principal
Kenneth Erskine*
Louis Pino*

PIANO/KEYBOARD

Clare Miller*

HARP

Sharlene Wallace

* denotes regular extra musicians