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Simon Aldrich

Called "a spectacular player" by the Los Angeles Times, Simon Aldrich is the holder of a doctorate and two Master degrees from Yale University and was nominated for an Opus Award as "Discovery of the Year". Simon Aldrich is heard regularly on CBC radio and has recorded for many CD labels. Currently, Simon teaches at the University of Sherbrooke and Bishop's University.  

Neil Donell

With over ten thousand recording sessions to his credit, he continues to be the most sought after studio singer in the country. Neil has often been referred to in the media as Canada's best-known unknown voice. He Possesses an extremely versatile voice with a range in excess of four octaves. He has also lent his voice to the recordings of such Canadian artists as Anne Murray, Rita MacNeil, Rush, Triumph and Michele Wright, to name but a few. Neil has released three solo albums of his own through Sony Music and his efforts have garnered three Juno nominations.



Kelvin Enns

Kelvin Enns was born in Calgary but grew up in Winnipeg. He began playing the violin at the age of four, switching to viola at 14. Enns began viola studies with Joanne Martin and, while still a teenager won the Aikins Memorial Sr. Trophy at the Winnipeg Music Festival, played at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, and appeared occasionally with the Winnipeg Symphony.

Enns received his Bachelor of Music from Brandon University, where he studied with Dr. Francis Chaplin, Gwen Hoebig and Nandor Szederkenyi. After graduation, he spent five years in Toronto as principal viola with the Oshawa Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto Philharmonic. He has also worked with the Canadian Opera Company, Mississauga Philharmonic and a variety of recording artists. Kelvin joined Orchestra London as Principal Violist in 2003. He teaches both viola and violin, and he and his wife now call London home.


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