Gary Russell

Gary Russell

2ND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL CELLO

SEASON PARTNER

Previous experience

Saskatoon Symphony

Academics and teachers

Student of James Hunter at Victoria Conservatory of Music and University of Victoria
Studied with Zara Nelsova at the Banff Centre

Awards and scholarships

Twice finalist in Canadian Music Competition
Winner of the Du Maurier Search for Stars Competition

Other occupations

Teaches cello and cello sectionals at Mc Gill University
Plays recital with piano and is married to pianist Sandra Hunt.

Anything else you want to share

Sandra and Gary have two children, Matt and Vanessa. Gary and Sandra practice yoga and go for bike rides.