Artist Spotlight: Colleen Kennedy

Hear TBSO Principal Oboist play Mozetich’s “Calla Lilies” and Piazolla’s “Oblivion”! Mark your calendars for January 27th, for our Hilldale Classics Concert: Mozart and Calla Lilies. We have an incredible program lined up, featuring Mozart’s Symphony No. 38, “Prague”, Schreker’s Chamber Symphony, and of course, Colleen Kennedy as soloist on two pieces. Colleen is originally […]

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Artist Spotlight: Peter Shackleton

Join us on January 13th to hear the Thunder Bay premiere of Randolph Peters’ clarinet concerto, performed by the TBSO’s Principal Clarinet, Peter Shackleton. Peter has served as Principal Clarinet of the TBSO since 1988, and has also served as principal clarinetist of Orchestra London Canada, performed with Tafelmusik (on historical clarinet) and Les Violons […]

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Holiday Hours

Our office will be taking some time off for the holiday season. We will be closed from December 22nd to January 5th. We wish you a restful holiday and a joyous New Year. We look forward to welcoming you to more wonderful concerts in 2023!

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Colleen Kennedy receives Fundraising Management Award

The TBSO’s Director of Development and Principal Oboe, Colleen Kennedy, has been awarded the Rivi Frankle Award for Fundraising Management. Alongside playing full time in the orchestra and her Director of Development role, Colleen has been a student at Toronto Metropolitan University for the past two years, enrolled in their Certificate in Fundraising Management program. […]

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Three ways to celebrate the holidays with the TBSO!

We have three fantastic events this December that are sure to get you into the holiday spirit! Handel’s Messiah, Sweet Tidings at Goods & Co. and our Holiday Pops Concert “Home for the Holidays” at the Thunder Bay Community Auditorium! Handel’s Messiah | December 2 & 3, 7:30pm | St. Paul’s United Church   Join […]

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Raag-Rung Music Circle holds fundraiser to benefit the TBSO

From left, Tammy Holmes; Kevin Sidlar; Inderjit Nirdosh; Linda Penner, president of the TBSO Board of Directors; Colleen Kennedy, TBSO’s Director of Development; Carl Goodwin and Rajesh Talpade. On September 16th, Raag-Rung Music Circle was able to finally hold their annual Fundraising Evening of Fabulous Food and Marvellous Music at the Italian Cultural Centre, for […]

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TBSO Tour West: A Return to Live Music

After 2.5 years away, the TBSO was finally able to perform LIVE for our Northwestern Ontario audiences, performing concerts in Dryden and Kenora from Oct 4th-6th. With a combination of community and education concerts, we reached over 1300 people, performing at the Dryden Regional Training and Cultural Centre, Dryden High School Knox United Church, and […]

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Artist Spotlight: Kathlyn Stevens

Join us on November 4th to hear TBSO Assistant Concert Master, Katie Stevens, take on Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto! Kathlyn Stevens, a native of Almonte, ON, joined the TBSO violin section in 2011 before winning the position of Assistant Concertmaster in 2012. During her career, Katie has performed with major Canadian orchestras such as the National […]

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Introducing Digital House Programs

The TBSO is pleased to announce a Digital House Program option for our patrons. Audience members can now access the House Program directly on their smart phone or mobile device by scanning our QR code. The code will be clearly posted at each concert. How it works: Open the camera or QR scanning app on […]

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Artist Spotlight: Justin Stolz

Praised for his “effortlessly powerful” voice (The Chronicle Journal), Canadian tenor Justin Stolz is quickly establishing himself as an exciting operatic performer. A versatile and dynamic presence, Justin made a “rousing” (Opera News) professional debut as Der Steuermann in the The Atlanta Opera’s production of Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer during the 2017-2018 season. Other highlights […]

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