Musicians

All OSM musicians

PARTENAIRE DE SAISON

Rafael Payare, Music Director
Andrew Megill, OSM Chorus Master The chorus master chair is generously sponsored by Mrs. Ann Birks, in loving memory of Barrie Drummond Birks.
Olivier Latry, Organist Emeritus
Jean-Willy Kunz, Organist-in-residence
Antonia Nantel, Athanase David & Wilfrid Pelletier, Founding Members
Wilfrid Pelletier (1896-1982), Zubin Mehta & Kent Nagano, Conductors Emeriti
Pierre Béique (1910-2003), General Manager Emeritus
Louis Charbonneau, Principal Timpanist Emeritus

Strings

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1 - First violins

Andrew Wan 1, 2, Concertmaster
Olivier Thouin, Associate Concertmaster
Marianne Dugal, 2nd Associate Concertmaster
Jean-Sébastien Roy 1st Assistant
Ramsey Husser, 2nd Assistant
Marc Béliveau
Marie Doré
Sophie Dugas
Marie Lacasse 2
Ariane Lajoie
Ingrid Matthiessen
Abby Walsh 2

2 - Second violins

3 - Violas

Victor Fournelle-Blain 2, Solo
Jean Fortin, 1st Assistant
Charles Pilon, 2nd Assistant
Chantale Boivin
Sofia Gentile
David Quinn
Natalie Racine
Rosemary Shaw

4 - Cellos

Brian Manker 2, Principal
Anna Burden, Associate
Tavi Ungerleider, 1st Assistant
Karen Baskin
Geneviève Guimond
Gerald Morin
Sylvain Murray 2
Peter Parthun

5 - Double basses

Ali Yazdanfar, Principal
Eric Chappell, Assistant
Scott Feltham
Andrew Goodlett
Peter Rosenfeld
Elan Simon
Edouard Wingell

6 - Octobasses

Eric Chappell
Sylvain Murray
The octobasses are generously loaned to the OSM by Canimex Inc. (Drummondville).

WOODWINDS

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1 - Flutes

Timothy Hutchins, Principal
Albert Brouwer, Interim Associate
Denis Bluteau, 2nd Flute
Christopher James, Principal Picolo

2 - Clarinets

Todd Cope, Principal
Alain Desgagné, Associate
Michael Dumouchel, 2nd and E flat Clarinet
André Moisan, Bass Clarinet and Saxophone

3 - Oboes

Theodore Baskin, Principal
Vincent Boilard, Associate
Alexa Zirbel, 2nd Oboe
Pierre-Vincent Plante, Principal English Horn

4 - Bassoons

Stéphane Lévesque, Principal
Mathieu Harel, Associate
Martin Mangrum, 2nd Bassoon
Michael Sundell, Contrabassoon

BRASS

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1 - Horns

Catherine Turner, Principal
Denys Derome, Associate
Nadia Côté,4th Horn
Xavier Fortin, Interim

2 - Trumpets

Paul Merkelo, Principal
Stéphane Beaulac, Associate
Robert Weymouth, 2nd Trumpet
Samuel Dusinberre, 4th Trumpet

3 - Trombones

James Box, Principal
Charles Benaroya, 2nd Trombone
Pierre Beaudry, Principal Bass Trombone

4 - Tuba

Austin Howle, Principal

PERCUSSION

percussion

1 - Percussion

Serge Desgagnés, Principal
Corey Rae
Hugues Tremblay

2 - Timpani

Andrei Malashenko, Principal
Hugues Tremblay, Associate

Harp

Jennifer Swartz, Principal
Sponsored by Mr. François Schubert, in loving memory of Marie Pineau.

Piano and Celesta

Music Librarian

1 Andrew Wan’s 1744 Bergonzi violin is generously loaned by philanthropist David B. Sela.

2 Andrew Wan’s 1860 Dominique Peccatte bow, Marie Lacasse’s 1695 Giovanni Battista Grancino violin and 1895 Arthur Vigneron bow, Abby Walsh’s Nicolas Vuillaume de Mirencourt violin and Eugène Sartory bow, Éliane Charest-Beauchamp’s 1840 Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume violin, Victor Fournelle-Blain’s 1757 (Milan) Carlo Ferdinando Landolfi viola, Brian Manker’s c. 1728-1730 Pietro Guarneri cello and c. 1850 Joseph René Lafleur bow, Tavi Ungerleider’s c. 1830 Raffaele & Antonio Gagliano cello and 1860 François Nicolas Voirin bow, as well as Sylvain Murray’s 1734 Domenico Montagnana cello and c. 1950 Louis Gillet bow are generously provided to them by CANIMEX INC. (Drummondville, Quebec).