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In memory of Victoria Megalos

Posted December 23, 2016 by Julie-Anne Saroyan

Steven Wilkes, Vancouver Symphony Assistant Principal violist remembers Victoria Megalos. Vicky came to Vancouver, via Montreal, at the start of the 1970-71 Vancouver Symphony season.  We were stand partners in the viola section for several years.  After finishing her orchestra career, she col...

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Member Feature – David Sinclair

Posted December 09, 2016 by Julie-Anne Saroyan

What are your musical activities? What genres of music do you play? I play with various artists, including my guitar and harmonica duo ‘David Sinclair and Keith Bennett’, musical theatre shows, studio sessions both in studio or tracks over the internet. I play many genres, other than classical...

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Member Feature – Ron Thompson

Posted December 09, 2016 by Julie-Anne Saroyan

Thoughts by Ron Thompson. What are your musical activities? What genres of music do you play?  I think of myself as an "Urban Utility Musician". I work mostly as a sideman for various bandleaders and an accompanist for many singers. I often work as a solo guitarist, mostly providing backgr...

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Member feature – Vern Griffiths

Posted December 03, 2016 by Julie-Anne Saroyan

Vern Griffiths Wednesday Nov. 2 to Wednesday Nov. 9th was a whirlwind week for Vern Griffith. As VSO Principal Percussionist Vern usually presides over his domain in the back corner of the Orpheum stage. This particular week started off however with the front of the Orpheum stage transfor...

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