Category: <span>News</span>

Douglas Dahlgren (1935-2020)

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra would like to acknowledge the passing of one of our founders and former members – Douglas Dahlgren. The story goes … in 1960, two musicians, travelling through the Lakehead, stopped in Saul Laskin’s furniture store. One of them, Doug Dahlgren, sat at a piano and began to play. Laskin, mayor...

July 25, 2020July 27, 2020
TBSO announces new Executive Director/General Manager

TBSO announces new Executive Director/General Manager

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra is thrilled to announce the appointment of Ryleigh Dupuis as its new Executive Director/General Manager. Ryleigh returns to Thunder Bay after several years away. She brings with her extensive corporate management experience and a passion for working in the creative sector. Ryleigh worked as an HR Specialist turned Station Manager...

July 24, 2020July 28, 2020

The musicians of the TBSO present Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia

The musicians of the TBSO present Jean Sibelius’ Finlandia, recorded from the safety of our individual homes, and put together by our incredible and multi-talented James Moat! We miss playing for our wonderful audience and we want to thank our generous donors for their support! Everyone please stay home, stay safe, and enjoy some Sibelius!

May 12, 2020May 12, 2020

TBSO Executive Director will be leaving Symphony in better shape

TBSO’s Executive Director Gerald McEachern has declined the offer to renew his contract with the Symphony for another two years. “While I appreciate the offer, it’s time for me to focus on personal projects. I’d originally only planned to do the job for two years, and have stayed for three. So it’s been a good...

May 12, 2020May 12, 2020
Auditions – July 2019 (Closed)

Auditions – July 2019 (Closed)

The following orchestra vacancies will be auditioned by pre-recorded video on July 17, 2019. Please click language for the position description (.pdf, will open in a new window) Section Bassoon / 2e Basson  English | Français       Bassoon Audition Repertoire Section Cello / Violoncelle de Section  English | Français      Cello Audition Repertoire Video Audition Process 1. A qualified candidate may apply to audition,...

May 13, 2019March 16, 2020
Dream Vacation Winners!

Dream Vacation Winners!

Congratulations Dream Vacation Lottery winners!   Teresa Cirillo is the ‘Expedia Mediterranean Cruise’ winner Gail Palko is the ‘Anywhere Air Canada flies’ winner   Thank you to all who played!  

April 23, 2019May 13, 2019
TBSO Nominated for Juno

TBSO Nominated for Juno

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2019 Thunder Bay’s TBSO nominated for prestigious JUNO Award for first time (Thunder Bay) It has just been announced that the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra has been nominated for a JUNO Award in the the “Classical Album of the Year” category. The nomination is for the “Into the Wonder” album...

January 29, 2019February 27, 2019

Auditions – April 2019 (Closed)

The following orchestra vacancies will be auditioned in April 2019: Please click language for the position description (.pdf, will open in a new window) Please click Audition Repertoire for the repertoire (.pdf, will open in a new window) Principal Keyboard and Rehearsal Pianist / Clavier Solo et Pianiste de Répétition   English| Français      Principal Keyboard Audition Repertoire...

January 29, 2019May 17, 2019