Clarinet Choir, Guest Blog

Our History The Georgian Bay Symphony Clarinet Choir originally started March 4th, 2005 by Robert Tite, principal clarinet of the Georgian Bay Symphony. It was created in conjunction with the GBS Music School and held rehearsals at the Southampton United Church. Members of the group included clarinet players from the GBS as well as players in the community. Many of the places they've performed over the years include the Southampton United Church, Port Elgin United Church, OSCVI Auditorium, Central Westside United Church, First United Church, Queen's Park Bandshell, Tom Thompson Art Gallery and many others. Now Currently the group rehearses at Central Westside United Church in Owen Sound on

Burton Morrison Award 2019

The Symphony is proud to present this years's Burton Morrison Award to, GBS clarinetist, Sean Nicholson . The award is given to a senior student who is planning on pursuing music after high school. Sean Nicholson StartFragmentI've been playing clarinet and piano for about 6 years. I started both of them around the same time at my elementary school. I am in grade 12 this year and attend St. Mary's High School. About a year later I also took up the guitar and the pipe organ about 4 years ago. I am very grateful to the GBS for the award as it will go to my pursuing music performance in piano in the fall of 2020. This year I will be working on completing my ARCT in piano performance as well as t

Youth Award Recipients 2019

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018-19 Georgian Bay Symphony Youth Awards! The GBS has been fortunate to work with several talented young musicians, who have demonstrated their passion for music throughout the year. StartFragment Herman Dilmore Award Winners The award is names for Herman Dilmore, the Symphony's first conductor. Zoe McKittrick An honours grade-nine student at OSDSS, Zoe McKittrick studies cello, is a member of Owen Sound’s Music for Youth, and is both a ballet and highland dancer. She is a senior chorister in the Georgian Bay Children’s Choir,and works as assistant to the conductor and a music theory coach for the junior choirs. Zoe is delighted to be part of the Ge

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