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TBSO Hires New Resident Conductor

TBSO Hires New Resident Conductor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2019 (THUNDER BAY, ON) After a rigorous selection process, TBSO’s Music Director, Paul Haas, is pleased to formally announce the two-year appointment of Maria Fuller as the orchestra’s new Resident Conductor.  Ms. Fuller comes from a musical family, and began studying music in Saskatchewan at the age of four. In...

February 22, 2019February 27, 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

Position Filled: Resident Conductor

TBSO Resident Conductor (RC) Contract Position Overview* The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra’s Resident Conductor position (formerly Conductor-in-Residence) was created a number of years ago to provide a unique professional development opportunity for emerging conductors, and to provide essential support to the Music Director, the musicians and administration. The successful RC will be an independent contractor...

December 21, 2018February 27, 2019
TBSO Receives Grants through Thunder Bay Community Foundation

TBSO Receives Grants through Thunder Bay Community Foundation

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO – November 6, 2018 (LSN) Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra (TBSO) President Linda Penner and Director Mary Anne Cooper received two grants totalling $7,000 through the Thunder Bay Community Foundation to support greater accessibility to classical music. The first grant will fund TBSO’s Family Connects Project as a part of the orchestra’s Family...

December 10, 2018December 10, 2018

TBSO sets ‘Symphony Virgins’ free on Friday

Thanks to a generous supporter, TBSO is dropping their $25 ticket price on it’s pre- season Symphony Virgins concert, making it a FREE concert on Friday night at the Da Vinci Centre. The concert features Music Director Paul Haas conducting the whole orchestra. The program includes an exciting cross-section of classical music—ranging from John Williams’...

October 10, 2018October 10, 2018

Position Filled: Marketing Manager

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra (TBSO) is seeking a full-time Marketing Manager. Now in its 58th (Seriously Great!) season, the TBSO delivers 21 regular season performances, 4 educational programs delivered to local and regional schools, as well as a half dozen or more special events involving 168 musician services in total. Reporting to the Executive...

September 25, 2018December 22, 2018

Interim Conductor-in-Residence.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 19, 2018 (THUNDER BAY) Simon Rivard, TBSO’s fine young Conductor-in-Residence will be stepping down from his post, effective immediately. He will be replaced by the equally gifed and energetic Mélissa Biroun, who will assume duties as Interim Conductor-in-Residence. Biroun is a graduate of the Conservatoire de Musique de Montréal in classical...

September 21, 2018October 1, 2018

TBSO’s Conductor-in-Residence joins the Toronto Symphony

(Thunder Bay) It has been announced by the TSO in Toronto today that Simon Rivard, the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra’s Conductor-in-Residence, has been hired by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra as their new Resident Conductor. Rivard will be working directly under the TSO’s new Interim Artistic Director, Sir Andrew Davis. In a statement issued today Davis...

May 9, 2018October 1, 2018