Friends of the
National Arts Centre Orchestra


Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
is a volunteer organization
whose mission is to support and promote
the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone

Event Photos
Photos by Lois Siegel

Young String Performers' Foundation

Bryan Cheng, Cello

Maxime Despax, Viola

Maxime Despax, Viola
Donnie Deacon, Violin/Viola
Principal Second Violin
National Arts Centre Orchestra

Silvie and Bryan Cheng
Piano and Cello

Silvie Cheng; Donnie Deacon; Hana Ohuchi, Violin

Olga Rykov, Violin

Joan Milkson
Violinist and Assistant Concertmaster
The National Arts Centre Orchestra

Christine Yoo, Violin

Mitchell Gibbens-Schneider, Violin

Joan Milkson

Daniel Parker, Cello
 Margaret Munro Tobolowska, Cello
National Arts Centre Orchestra

"Behind the Music"
Recital Series

Loewi Lin, cello
Lauren Sileo, flute
Bryan Wagorn, piano

Josie Finestone and Jeanne d'Arc Sharp

"Behind the Scenes"

Margo Hodgson
NACO's Chief Librarian

Vernon G. Turner, Canada's Former Ambassador to the USSR
and Chairman of the Bursary Committee NACO

Trumpet Trio
(Left to Right) Rich Hrytzak (U. of Ottawa), Gabriel Parent (U. of Ottawa)
with their instructor Karen Donnelly, Principal Trumpet NACO

Karen Donnelly

Gabriel Parent

A Visit to NACO'S Music Library

Margo Hodgson in the NACO Music Library

Sheet Music

Music Notations

Greg Hodgson
Assistant Librarian NACO
Using the Computer to Transpose Music to Another Key

"Behind the Music"
Recital Series

Reynaliz Herrera
Young Marimba Player from
Monterey, Mexico
Scholarship Winner

Reynaliz demonstrates her technique
As Ian Bernard, timpani principal/solo NAC observes


Embassy Chamber Music Concert and Reception
Hosted by  Ambassador Jos
-Ignacio Carbajal
 the Embassy of Spain

(back row, left to right)
Lawrence Vine (horn), Christopher Millard (bassoon)
Charles Hamann (oboe), Kimball Sykes (clarinet)
Joanne G'froerer (flute - front row)

"Behind the Music"
Recital Series

Bryan Wagorn
Summer Music Institute
Scholarship Winner

Pamela Robinson and Bryan

Bryan and Jeanne d'Arc Sharp


 Violinist Manuela Milani (NACO)
with the Gagliano violin (Italy, 1785)
The violin was purchased with funds raised by Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra.

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