James Danderfer – clarinet

“One of the best kept secrets in Canada, … a truly remarkable musician.” – Bill King, Jazz Preview, Jazz FM91.1 Twice nominated “best jazz clarinetist” in the National Jazz Awards, [...]

Kim Shephard – Stage Manager

Kimberley Shepherd was born and raised in Victoria, B.C.  Currently, she is working on her Bachelor’s of Music Composition and Theory at the University of Victoria. She is very excited to [...]

Peter Burris – horn

Peter Burris’s experience as a professional horn player includes the Victoria Symphony 1977 to 2007 (2nd & 3rd Horn), Hamilton Philharmonic 1994, Principal Horn and Vancouver Symphony, 1990 – [...]

Joel Fountain – Drummer

Joel Fountain has toured the world with jazz trumpet legend Maynard Ferguson, and also played and toured in the grammy nominated jazz big band the “One O’clock Lab band.” Joel [...]

Werner Dickel – viola

Werner Dickel was a longtime member of the Ensemble Modern, one of the leading groups for contemporary music, as weIl as principal violist of the “Camerata Academica”, Salzburg (under [...]

Michael Waters – guitarist/composer

Michael was born and raised in a remote logging and fishing village in the coastal forest of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. In his twenties he chose to approach music as a spiritual [...]

Navitas Ensemble – cello/violin

The Navitas Ensemble is dedicated to presenting the duo ensemble and repertoire as an integral part of chamber music. We bring to our rehearsals a depth of exploration, integrity and curiosity, [...]

Alexandra Eastley – bassoon

A well-rounded musician immersed in the classical and romantic canon, Alexandra Eastley is principal bassoonist of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra. Previously, she had an active freelance career [...]

Catherine Lee

A diverse musician, Catherine Lee has performed extensively on the oboe and the English horn as a solo, chamber and orchestral musician.  In August 2008, she collaborated with POV dance, [...]

Marcus Thompson – viola

Marcus Thompson has appeared as viola soloist, recitalist and chamber music player in series throughout the Americas, Europe and the Far East. He was featured as soloist with the Symphony [...]