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A biography is available for each musician.

Edwin Outwater, Music Director
Podium Sponsor: BMO Financial Group

Raffi Armenian, Music Director Laureate

Daniel Bartholomew Poyser, Assistant Conductor
Sponsor: Dr. Desta Leavine

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Violin I

Concertmaster
Chair Sponsor: Robert & Judith Astley

Jarek Polak, Acting Concertmaster
Chair Sponsor: Anonymous Member of the Conductor's Circle

Lance Ouellette, 2nd Associate Concertmaster
Chair Sponsor: Manfred & Penny Conrad

Peter Carter
Chair Sponsor: Susan & Fred Mather

Allene Chomyn
Chair Sponsor: Cliff & Mary Bauman

Angela Cox-Daly
Chair Sponsor: Willy Heffner

Julia Dixon
Chair Sponsored in Memory of David Buehlow

Anna Luhowy
Chair Sponsor: John & Elisabeth Honek

Violin 2 Section

Violin 1 SectionViolin II

Anita Walsh, Principal (on leave)
Chair Sponsor: Ross Wells &
Judith Stephens-Wells

Roxolana Toews, Associate Principal
Chair Sponsor: David & Barbara Barr

Leslie Ting, Assistant Principal
Chair Sponsor: Iam McIlwrath

Sophie Drouin
Chair Sponsor: Jim and Mary Guy

Elspeth Durward
Chair Sponsor: Ginny Dybenko

Michael Steinberg
Chair Sponsored in Memory of Barbara Van De Kamer

Vicky Dvorak
Chair Sponsor: Morley Holdings Inc.

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Viola

Natasha Sharko, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Mary Reynolds & David Paleczny

Judith Davenport, Associate Principal
Chair Sponsor: Joseph & Xiaopu Fung

Martha Kalyniak
Chair Sponsor: Jane G. Hill

Margaret Metcalfe
Chair Sponsor: Ida & Wayne Fisher, Elizabeth & John Graham, and Bruce & Tui Torrie Chair

David Wadley
Chair Sponsor: John & Joanne Bender

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Cello

John Helmers, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Mike & Bev Marshman

Christopher Sharpe, (on leave) Associate Principal
Chair Sponsor: Cathay Weston & H. John Davidson

Anthony Christie, Acting Associate Principal
Chair Sponsor: Raymond & Janice Lafl amme

Cathy Anderson, Acting Assistant Principal
Chair Sponsor: Dan & Joanne Clements

Nancy Wharton
Chair Sponsor: Gary & Lorna Boratto

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Bass

Ian Whitman, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Margaret McCreery & Ron Craigen

George Greer, Associate Principal
Chair Sponsor: Kurt & Sandy Christie      

Milos Petrak, Assistant Principal
Chair Sponsor: Morley Holdings Inc.

Bruce McGillvray
Chair Sponsor: In Memory of Mary Roe

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Flute

Thomas Kay, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Rachel Smith-Spencer

Carolyn Clappison
Chair Sponsor: Gordon & Jean Riedlinger

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Oboe

James Mason, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Carolyn Arnason & Boyd McDonald

Faith Levene
Chair Sponsor: Jean & Jan Narveson

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Clarinet

Ross Edwards, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Susan & Edward Moskal

Barbara Hankins
Chair Sponsor: Joan Venn

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Bassoon

Ian Hopkin, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Frank & Helen Tompa

Michael Macaulay
Chair Sponsor: Linda Ratcliffe & Basil McDonald

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Horn

Martin Limoges, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Connie Deckert

Katherine Robertson
Chair Sponsor: Bruce Gordon

Jessie Brooks
Chair Sponsor: Di & John Spearn

Deborah Stroh
Chair Sponsor: Jeff Ford & Susan Janke


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Trumpet

Larry Larson, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Mrs. Carol Ewart Class & Mrs. Marilyn Henderson

Daniel Warren
Chair Sponsor: Dr. Desta Leavine

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Trombone

Joseph Castello, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Glen & Joan Dyrda

Rachel Thomas
Chair Sponsor: Steve Hornett & Laura Robertson

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Bass Trombone

Doug Lavell
Chair Sponsor: Peter & Dorothea Sprung

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Tuba

Jane Maness, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Morley Holdings Inc


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Harp

Lori Gemmell
Chair Sponsored in memory of Elton and Phyllis Papple

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Percussion

Lori West, Associate Principal
Chair Sponsor: Alveretta & Jack Henderson

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Timpani

Ron Brown, Principal
Chair Sponsor: Roger & Laura Carlson