The musicians of the Lions Gate Sinfonia come from diverse musical backgrounds and all bring a wealth of experience to all our performances.

Please select the photos to learn more about our players.

Violins

Andrea Siradze,  Concertmaster
Ellen Farrugia
Janna Sailor
Manti Poon
Susan Cosco
Adrian Dyck
Julia Lattimer
Edgar Bridwell
Natalia Manalova
Sandy Fiddes

Violas

Isabelle Roland, Principal
Barb Irschick
Mila Tymoshenko
Beth Nickel

 

Cellos

Sue Round, Principal
Robin Copas
Harold Birston
Caroline Jackson
Finn Manniche

 

Double Bass

Anne Duranceau, Principal
Laurence Mollerup 

Flute

Brenda Fedoruk, Principal
Carol Dymond

 

Clarinet

Mary Backun, Principal
Erika Block

Oboe

Marea Chernoff, Principal
Elizabeth Brown

Bassoon

David Overgaard, Principal
Olivia Martin

Horn

Duncan Shaw, Principal
Dawn Haylett

Trumpet

Tom Shorthouse, Principal
Jim Littleford
Robin Shier

Trombone

Jeremy Berkman, Principal
Greg Faruggia
Sharman King, bass trombone

Timpani and Percussion

Phillip Crewe

Keyboards

Paige Freeborn