April was a very busy month for me! Here's some of what I've been up to since I last wrote: As I mentioned in my last post, I was hired to play with the Sudbury Symphony again at the end of March. Although my carpool hit some heavy snow once we near Parry Sound, luckily this … Continue reading April 2017
This past weekend (February 10-11), I was asked to play with the Sudbury Symphony for their chamber orchestra concert. On the program was Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, along with Haydn's Symphony No. 101-"The Clock". I eagerly said yes - I'd never been to Northern Ontario before, so I figured this would be an adventure. I … Continue reading Sudbury Symphony Orchestra
This past week, I was invited to sub with the Guelph Symphony Orchestra for their Christmas concert. It always a thrill to get an unexpected gig! There was a whole variety of holiday-themed pieces on the program. The first half of the concert featured the Guelph Youth Singers, plus a trio of siblings performing Telemann's Concerto … Continue reading Guelph Symphony
This past summer I had the opportunity to be a part of in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada. The orchestra's training session was at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, beginning with a two-week chamber music program, and then three weeks of sectionals and tutti rehearsals. Musicians were selected from all over Canada - NYO … Continue reading NYO Canada 2016
Hello, everyone! My name is Sarah de Niverville, and I'm a violinist/violist who is based in the Greater Toronto Area. Please follow me as I blog about my adventures as a freelance musician in Canada's largest city!