Music – Directors and Composers

Associate Musical Directors & Associate Conductors



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Julie Shier

Second season: Bassoon and Clarinet in Man of La Mancha. Stratford: Bassoonist for Fiddler on the Roof; substitute bassoonist for My Fair Lady, West Side Story and Camelot. Several appearances with her quartet, Bassoon-o-rama, in the Festival’s Night Music series. Elsewhere: Member of the Windsor Symphony Orchestra since 1992 and appeared as a soloist with the WSO in April 2014. Freelance bassoonist and contrabassoonist with several orchestras across southern Ontario. Taught bassoon at the University of Windsor for several years. Film/TV: Appeared in the TV movie The Sandy Bottom Orchestra as well as an episode of Zoe Busiek: Wild Card. Training: Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University and Master of Music from the University of Michigan. Et cetera: Julie would like to thank her parents for all their love and support.