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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!

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 run, and I’ve achieved most of what I set out to do.” Under McEachern’s direction the orchestra has lowered its long-term deficit from over $400,000 to just over $200,000, the lowest it’s been in over 25 years. “I’m proud of the things we’ve accomplished together....

Executive Director/General Manager

The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra, the largest fully professional arts group in Northern Ontario and the only professional orchestra between Toronto and Winnipeg, is seeking a new Executive Director / General Manager who will bring a demonstrated track record of senior level leadership, stable financial management, and a life-long passion for the Arts. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for a progressive leader with proven success in a senior leadership role in performing arts organizations to join one of the most innovative and exciting small orchestras in Canada. The Juno Award-nominated TBSO is now entering its 60th anniversary season,...

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, as per the advertisement. 2. Specific instructions regarding which excerpts from the list to record, and in what order, will be sent out to the candidate. 3. Once recorded, the candidate will submit the file (or private YouTube link). 4. Since the audition is screened,...

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!  

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 released in 2017. The project began in 2012, and took four years to bring to fruition, with its official release on November 3, 2018. The music was entirely composed by young Canadian composer, Jordan Pal. The recording features Canada’s celebrated Gryphon Trio playing with the...

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 Principal Timpani / Timbales Solo  English | Français      Timpani Audition Repertoire Principal Viola / Alto Solo   English | Français      Principal Viola Repertoire Section Viola / Alto de Section  English | Français      Section Viola Repertoire Section Flute / 2e Flûte  English | Français     Flute Audition Repertoire Principal Second...

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 with a set base salary in the range of $30,000 per annum, paid in twice monthly increments, for a term of between one and three years. The RC will work collaboratively with the administrative team on all matters pertaining to the operations of the Association....