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Rob Stone

11th season: Bass Herald Trumpet in Festival Theatre fanfares. Stratford: Rob has been playing the trombone at the Stratford Festival for the past 11 years. Elsewhere: While studying music in Los Angeles on a Canada Council grant, Rob had the chance to play alongside jazz greats Jeff Hamilton, John Clayton, Bill Watrous and Louie Bellson. On returning to Canada, Rob taught at Western University, as well as playing with Canadian greats such as Rob McConnell, Lorne Lofsky, Pat LaBarbera and Steve McDade. Rob is also active in the symphonic field, performing regularly with Orchestra London Canada. Awards: In 1993 Rob won the Frank Rosolino Award, given out by the International Trombone Association. Et cetera: β€œIt’s great to back for another season in Stratford.”