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Merlin Williams

Sixth season: Bassoon, Bass Clarinet and Baritone Saxophone in Crazy for You. Stratford: Multi-instrumentalist; has played over 20 different instruments in over a dozen productions including Twelfth Night, West Side Story and 42nd Street. Elsewhere: Merlin is co-leader and arranger of the Orange Devils Big Band. He has also performed with Grammy-winning artists Paul Anka, Dame Shirley Bassey, Rob McConnell, Dave Grusin and Vincent Mendoza. Merlin is an artist/clinician for Jupiter Music Canada. Radio:Solomon Gursky Was Here (CBC Radio). Training: Studied woodwinds and arranging at Humber College. Awards: Tyrone Guthrie Award (2010). Et cetera: Merlin resides in Stratford with his permanent fiancée, Lindsay, and their two basset hounds.