Four students and two alumni from the School of Music amongst Canada’s most promising young orchestral musicians

Posted on Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Four current BMus students and two recent alumni (2012 & 2013) have been selected for the National Youth Orchestra of Canada (NYOC) summer training institute. They will perform at the National Gallery and at the National Arts Centre on July 30th and 31st, 2014.

As the bridge between music education and a music career, NYOC trains well-rounded and skilled orchestral musicians who are able to thrive in a variety of performance environments.

Here are some of Canada’s most promising young orchestral musicians :

Violin: Aurélie Thériault Brillon (3rd year BMus student – studying with Yehonatan Berick)
Double Bass: Malcolm Armstrong (alumnus, BMus 2013 – having studied with David Currie)
Bassoon: Gabriel Azzie (3rd year BMus student– studying with Christopher Millard)
Percussion: Alec Joly Pavelich (3rd year BMus student) and Josh Wynnyk (2nd year BMus student) – both study with Jonathan Wade and Kenneth Simpson
Trombone : Julien Simard (alumnus, BMus 2012)


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