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Meet the Musicians

William Eddins

Music Director

Lucas Waldin

Enbridge Community Ambassador & Artist in Residence

Name

Instrument

Role

Robert Uchida

Violin I

concertmaster
The John & Barbara Poole Family Concertmaster Chair

Eric Buchmann

Violin I

associate concertmaster

Virginie Gagné

Violin I

assistant concertmaster (on leave)

Laura Veeze

Violin I

 

Broderyck Olson

Violin I

 

Richard Caldwell

Violin I

 

Joanna Ciapka-Sangster

Violin I

 

Laura Veeze

Violin I

 

Anna Kozak

Violin I

 

Aiyana Anderson-Howatt

Violin I

 

Neda Yamach

Violin I

 

Dianne New

Violin II

principal

Susan Flook

Violin II

assistant principal

Heather Bergen

Violin II

 

Pauline Bronstein

Violin II

 

Robert Hryciw

Violin II

 

Zoë Sellers

Violin II

 

Murray Vaasjo

Violin II

 

Tatiana Warszynski

Violin II

 

Stefan Jungkind

Viola

principal

Charles Pilon

Viola

assistant principal

Clayton Leung

Viola

 

Rhonda Henshaw

Viola

 

Andrew Bacon

Viola

 

Rafael Hoekman Cello principal

Brian Yoon

Cello

assistant principal

Ronda Metszies

Cello

 

Gillian Caldwell

Cello

 

Derek Gomez

Cello

 

Victor Pipkin

Cello

 

Jan Urke

Double Bass

principal

John Taylor

Double Bass

assistant principal

Janice Quinn

Double Bass

 

     

Rob Aldridge

Double Bass

 

Elizabeth Koch

Flute

principal

Shelley Younge

Flute

assistant principal

Lidia Khaner

Oboe

principal

Paul Schieman

Oboe

assistant principal
The Steven & Day LePoole Assistant Principal Oboe Chair

Julianne Scott

Clarinet

principal

David Quinn

Clarinet

assistant principal

William Harrison

Bassoon

principal (on leave)

Matthew Howatt

Bassoon

acting principal

Edith Stacey

Bassoon

assistant principal

Allene Hackleman

Horn

principal

Megan Evans

Horn

assistant principal

Gerald Onciul

Horn

assistant principal

Donald Plumb

Horn

assistant principal

Robin Doyon

Trumpet

principal

Frédéric Payant

Trumpet

assistant principal

John McPherson

Trombone

principal

Kathryn Macintosh

Trombone

assistant principal

Christopher Taylor

Bass Trombone

principal

Scott Whetham

Tuba

principal

Barry Nemish

Timpani

principal

Brian Jones

Percussion

principal

Nora Bumanis

Harp

principal

Behind the Scenes

  • Eric Filpula (Orchestra Personnel Manager)
  • Aaron Chirstopher Hawn (Librarian)