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Ronald Turini

Ronald Turini. Pianist, teacher, b Montreal 30 Sep 1934; premier prix (CMM) 1950. Born of a US-Italian father and a Canadian mother of Danish origin, he had piano lessons as a very young child from his mother and from Frank Hanson at the McGill Cons.

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Rosabelle Jones

Rosabelle Jones (b Smith). Pianist, harpsichordist, librettist, teacher, b Truro, NS, 26 Jul 1922, d Dec 1995; Licentiate (Mount Allison Conservatory) 1942, B MUS (Mount Allison) 1946. Rosabelle Jones was a pupil of Max Pirani in Toronto in 1947 and Yvonne Lefebure in Paris in 1949.

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Rosette Renshaw

Rosette (Rose Madelaine) Renshaw. Teacher, ethnomusicologist, translator, born Montreal 4 May 1920, died New Paltz, NY, 13 Mar 1997; BA (McGill) 1942, B MUS (Toronto) 1944, D MUS (Toronto) 1949. She attended the École Vincent-d'Indy 1936-8 and studied with Alfred Whitehead and Claude Champagne.

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Rudolf Komorous

Rudolf Komorous, composer, bassoonist, teacher (b at Prague 8 Dec 1931, naturalized Canadian 1974). Komorous studied bassoon in Prague, at the State Conservatory (1952-56) and with Karel Pivonka at the Academy of Musical Arts (1952-56).

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Rudolf Komorous

Komorous, Rudolf. Composer, bassoonist, teacher, b Prague 8 Dec 1931, naturalized Canadian 1974. In Prague he studied bassoon 1946-52 at the State Cons and 1952-6 with Karel Pivonka at the Academy of Musical Arts. He also studied composition with Pavel Bořkovec at the academy.

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Sarah Davidson

Sarah Davidson. Harpist, teacher, b Toronto 5 Dec 1958. A pupil of Judy Loman (harp) and Bonnie Silver (music theory) in her teens, Sarah Davidson first appeared as guest soloist with the Toronto Symphony at age 14, returning at 18.

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Sarah Fischer

Sarah Fischer, soprano, teacher (b at Paris, France 23 Feb 1896; Canadian citizen 1912; d at Montréal 3 May 1975).

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Sarah Fischer

After a leave-taking recital, Fischer left for London to complete her training at the RCM 1919-22 with Cecilia M. Hutchinson.

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School Trustee

A school trustee is a member of a board of education elected (a few are appointed) for terms ranging from 2 to 4 years. Membership varies from 5 to more than 20 on some large boards.

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Serge Garant

Albert Antonio Serge Garant, OC, RSOC, composer, conductor, pianist, teacher, critic (born 22 September 1929 in Québec City, QC; died 1 November 1986 in Sherbrooke, QC).

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Sherwood Robson

(Charles William) Sherwood Robson. Educator, choir conductor, b Vancouver 27 May 1913; B ED (British Columbia) 1962. His teachers included John Goss (voice) and Frederic Staton (voice, choir training) in the early 1940s and Burton Kurth (voice, organ, piano) in the 1950s.

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Sidney Robinovitch

Sidney Robinovitch. Composer, teacher, b Brandon, Man, 16 Jul 1942; BA (Manitoba) 1963, PH D (Illinois) 1970. With a doctorate in communications, Robinovitch taught in the school of social sciences at York University 1970-7 when he left to pursue a career in music.

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Simon Streatfeild

Simon Nicholas Streatfeild, conductor, violist (born 5 October 1929 in Windsor, England; died 7 December 2019). Simon Streatfeild was an accomplished violist and conductor. He began his career in his native England with London Philharmonic Orchestra, Sadler’s Wells Orchestra and the London Symphony Orchestra. He also helped found the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields chamber orchestra. He moved to Canada in 1965 and held many positions with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra while also conducting across Canada and internationally. He was a founding member of the Baroque Strings of Vancouver, the founding director of the Courtenay Youth Music Camp, and a founding member of the Purcell String Quartet. In his later years, Streatfeild served as principal guest conductor and artistic advisor of Orchestra London Canada, Symphony Nova Scotia, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony Orchestra. He received the Canadian Music Council Medal in 1987 and the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012.

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Simone Quesnel

Simone Quesnel. Contralto, teacher, b Pointe-au-Chêne, Que, 19 Mar 1911, d Montreal 5 Dec 1987. She studied with Céline Marier and in 1931 gave a recital at the Delphic Study Club, which gave her a grant.

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Sir Charles Edward Saunders

Charles was the least robust of them all but perhaps had the highest standards. Educated at U of T and Johns Hopkins U, he was a professor of chemistry at Central U, Ky, in 1892-93 and then devoted 1894-1903 to the study of music and teaching of voice.

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Sir Edmund Walker Head

Sir Edmund Walker Head, 8th Baronet, scholar, public servant, lieutenant-governor of New Brunswick 1848-54, governor general of British North America 1854-61, governor of the HUDSON'S BAY CO 1863-68 (b at Wiarton Place, near

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Sir Ernest MacMillan

A prodigy, MacMillan had composed several songs and played the organ publicly by age 10. During his teens he audited music classes at Edinburgh University and attained both an organ diploma and an Oxford baccalaureate in music. He held a professional position as an organist in Toronto at age 15.