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Claudio Vena

Fourth season: Composer for King John. Stratford: Romeo and Juliet, Peter Pan, Hamlet. Elsewhere: Composer, Romeo and Juliet (Canadian Stage), Words in the Dark; assistant conductor/violist, Miss Saigon, Phantom of the Opera, Aspects of Love, Kiss of the Spider Woman; conductor/musical director, Huronia Symphony, Hart House Orchestra, Winds and String Ensemble; violist/accordionist/founding member, Quartetto Gelato; Quintessence. TV: Composer/orchestrator/conductor, The National, Canada Now (CBC). Commercials: Chrysler, Shaw Cable. Documentaries: TO in 24, Johnny Lombardi: The Great Communicator, The Provider. Film: Silver Man, Boy Meets Girl, Only You. Radio: The Wanderers (CBC); Yo-Yo Ma, NPR April Fool’s show. CDs: La Vita e Un Circo; Ensemble Vivante’s Audience Favourites, The French CD, Tango CD; Quartetto Gelato’s Rustic Chivalry, Aria Fresca; Louis Quilico’s Ricordi D’Italia. Awards: 2011 Gemini Award; two Juno nominations; Debut Artist of the Year, NPR. Online: