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Elizabeth Gowen

26th season: Bassoon in Fiddler on the Roof. Stratford: Performed chamber music in numerous workshop concerts. Several appearances with her quartet, Bassoon-o-Rama, in the Festival’s Night Music series. Elsewhere: Plays bassoon and contrabassoon with the Canadian Opera Company and National Ballet of Canada orchestras. Instructor of bassoon, Western University. Film/TV: Appears on many movie and TV soundtracks, including Moonstruck, Free Willy 3, Tuskegee Airmen, The Arrow and Million Dollar Babies. Guest appearance on Mr. Dressup, playing bassoon for Casey and Finnegan. Training: Bachelor and Master of Music in Performance from the University of Toronto. Awards: Maureen Forrester Guthrie Award, 1991.