Friends of the
National Arts Centre Orchestra
AGM Brunch

Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
opens each season with a musical brunch
featuring guest performers
who have received bursaries from the organization


NAC musicians attend the brunch
as well as association members.
The association is a volunteer organization
whose mission is to support and promote
the National Arts Centre Orchestra.


Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone
Event
©Photos by Lois Siegel


Alexander Shelley
Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra


Christopher Deacon, Managing Director
National Arts Centre Orchestra


Honorary Patron of Friends of the NAC Orchestra
Paul Wells
2016


The Right Honourable MichaŽlle Jean
Honorary Patron of Friends of the NAC Orchestra
2014


Jeanne d'Arc Sharp
Honorary Patron of Friends of the NAC Orchestra

AGM Brunch
2016

Musical Interlude


Cellist Jaeyoung Chong

Winner of the 2016 Crabtree Foundation Award
and the Sturdevant Orchestral Prize


Host Laurence Wall, CBC Senior Producer


Robert Lafleur, President
 Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra


Michael Pare
 Joan Forbes, Administrator


Nijole Kazlauskas-Deskin, Special Events Co-ordinator


Suzanne Gumpert, Music to Dine For


Martin Black, Legal Counsel


Donald Henning, Treasurer


Marc Stevens, General Manager, NAC Orchestra
Joanna G'froerer, Principal Flute
Laurence Wall, CBC Senior Producer
Charles Robinson


Donald Henning, Treasurer
Louise Rowe, Assistant to the Treasurer
Joan Forbes, Administrator


Ross Francis, Chair Awards & Bequests
Marc Stevens, General Manager, NAC Orchestra


Yosuke Kawasaki, Concertmaster, Violin


Sean Rice, Clarinet


Emily Westell, Violin


Anni Sivonen, Frederic Moisain, Violin


Veronica Cappella
Corey R. Rempel, Assistant Librarian NAC


 


Ayla Kayaliogu, Marcella Syropian


Ute Davis, Sylvia Grambart


Dace “Dotsy” Johanson, Wendy Old


             Nicole Fleury                               Yves Ross             


Miriam Malek, Australia
 Margaret Gervais
Vera Kadar
Friends of English Theatre Volunteer Coordinator


Olga Smithers                                   Moira Dexter
Louise Rowe, Assistant to the Treasurer


Kimball Sykes, Clarinet                                                  


Christine McLaughlin, Chair Volunteers


Maria Neil


John Layton


                                           Irene Layton, Membership


Mary Lou Levisky
Melina Vacca-Pugsley, Embassy Concerts
Bill Pugsley


Lillian Benoit, Mary McNamara-Roy, Philippe Roy


Graham and Maureen Carpenter


Robert Jones, David and Cynthia Barnes, Joan Jones, Albert Benoit


Steve and Diane McCarthy
Liba Bender


The Man with the Violin
Trailer

Reception 2014


Laurence Wall, CBC, Senior Producer
MichaŽlle Jean


Dr. David Finestone
Christopher Deacon, Managing Director
National Arts Centre Orchestra


Marc Stevens, General Manager, NAC Orchestra
with his wife Claire


Marie-Pier Emery-Rochette, MichaŽlle Jean, Alexandra Larocque


Dr. David Finestone
Louise Lafleur


Pauline Adams
Wes Adams, Treasurer, Executive Committee
MichaŽlle Jean


Pamela Robinson, Music to Dine For Committee
Laurence Wall


Nijole Kazlauskas-Deskin, Special Events Committee
Dennis Deskin, Olga, Smithers, MichaŽlle Jean


Albert Benoit and Glenn Gould


Olga, Smithers, Michelle Jean
Joan Forbes, Administrator


Nijole Kazlauskas-Deskin, Jean-Daniel Lafond, John Layton


MichaŽlle Jean, Louise Lafleur


Josie and Dr. David Finestone


MichaŽlle Jean


Laurence Wall


Louise Rowe, NAC Manager of Finance and Administration
Moira Dexter, Retiring as Chair of Volunteers
Christopher Deacon, Managing Director
 National Arts Centre Orchestra
2013


Robert Lafleur, President of Friends of the
 National Arts Centre Orchestra
Moira Dexter
Joan Forbes, Administrator
2013


Jean-Guy Dumoulin (right) steps down as President of
Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
He hands over to Robert Lafleur (left)
2012


Jean-Guy Dumoulin
Joan Forbes
Christopher Deacon, Managing Director
National Arts Centre Orchestra
2012


Josie Finestone steps down as President of
Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
She hands over the gavel to Jean-Guy Dumoulin
2010


Jean-Guy Dumoulin
President of Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
2010-2012


David and Jose Finestone
Peter Herrndorf, President and CEO, National Arts Centre
Joan Forbes, Board Administrator
Christopher Deacon, Managing Director
 National Arts Centre Orchestra
2010


Jean-Guy Dumoulin
2012


Pierre Delage
2013


Dr. David Finestone
2010


Jean-Daniel Lafond, Laurence Wall, MichaŽlle Jean

Lang Lang
Masterclass
Piano
National Art Centre
2012


Alexander Malikov (Calgary), Tina Chong (Banff)
 Anita Pari (Ottawa)


Anita Pari
14-years-old
Ottawa










Siqin Pari accepts a scholarship check for her daughter
presented by Jean-Guy Dumoulin

Musical Interludes


Charles Hamann, Principal Oboe
Rachel Domingue, FNACO Bursary Winner 2015


Lara Deutsch
2014


Frederic Lacroix
2014


2013 National Arts Centre Orchestra Bursary Winner
Violinist Kerson Leong
2013


Kin-Wai Leong, Kerson Leong, Tu Mach
Proud Parents




Philip Chiu, Piano; Joan Forbes, Administrator
Kerson Leong, Violin


Eleonor Buteau, Kerson Leong, Philip Chiu, Kin-Wai Leong


Philip Chiu, Kerson Leong


Katarzyna Sadej, Mezzo-Soprano
Summer Music Institute Friends Bursary Winner
with her husband, Frank Napolitano
2012


Carolyn Yip, Pianist
2012


Christopher Kornienko, Piano
Christian Paquette, Flute
Lara Deutsch, Flute
2011


Harvey Slack, First Vice-President
Lara Deutsch, Flute
2009


Annie Deutsch
The Proud Parent
2009


Krystina Marcoux
Marimba
2008


Krystina Marcoux with her parents
2008


Robin Best
2010


Carmen Bruno, Cello; Yolanda Bruno, Violin
2007


Mark Johnston, Violin
2006


Won-Hee Lee, Violin; Judith Ginsburg, Piano
2005


Jean-Hee Lee, Won- Hee Lee, Sam Lee


Michael Lundy, Owner, President
M P Lundy Construction
MichaŽlle Jean
2014


Yosuke Kawasaki, Concertmaster, Violin
2015


Sean Rice, Clarinet
2015


Ken, Percussion; Elizabeth Simpson (French Horn)
with daughters Olivia and Veronica
2006


Elizabeth Simpson, French Horn; Ken Simpson, Percussion
with daughters Olivia and Veronica
2008


David Thies-Thompson, Viola
Susan and Julie Couture
2012


Paul Schaub, Gerard Lavelle, Lawrence Vine, French Horn
2012


Don Harper
Christopher Deacon, Managing Director
National Arts Centre Orchestra
Lois Harper
2015


Joan Forbes, Administrator; Josie Finestone, President
Jill Kirwan, French Horn
2009


Mark Friedman, Second Violin
2012


Graham and Maureen Carpenter, Frťdťric Lacroix, Piano
2009


Steve and Diane McCarthy
2015


2015


Cynthia and Yves Bled
2012


Denise Despins and Flore Lavallťe
2010


Karen Donnelly, Principal Trumpet
Joanna G'froerer, Principal Flute
Lisa Courtney Lloyd, Second Vice-President
and Editor "Con Brio"
2008


Camille Churchfield, Flute; Edward Blais
Elaine Klimasko, Violin
2014


Joanna G'froere, Principal Flute
2008


Jessica Linnebach, Violin
Yosuke Kawasaki, Concertmaster, Violin
2012


Mark Friedman, Second Violin
Vernon G. Turner, Canada's Former Ambassador
 USSR
2013


Marjolaine Fournier, Assistant Principal
Double Bass
David Goldblatt, Assistant Principal Viola
2013


Marc Stevens, General Manager
National Arts Centre Orchestra
2014


Ian Bernard, Timpani
2008


Rudy Sligl
2008


Hoda Nassim
2010


Elaine Klimasko, Violin
Joan Forbes
2014


Kimball Sykes, Clarinet, with his wife Britt
2008


Jean-Guy Dumoulin
Andree Dubois
2015


Joan Forbes, Administrator
Laurence Wall
2015


Cynthia and David Barnes
2014


David Goldblatt, Assistant Principal Viola
2012


Richard Green, Second Violin
2013


Christopher Millard, Principal Bassoon
2012


Jennifer Shamess, Jessica Linnebach, Violin
Nadja Shamess
2006


Peter Webster, Viola
Sandra Webster, Piano
2011


Don and Margaret MacLeod
2008


Harvey Slack, First Vice-President
Former Senator Sheila Finestone
Former Liberal Senator Laurier LaPierre
2008


Corella Courtney
Lisa Courtney Lloyd
Judith Lyons
2014


                                                             Robert Jones
2014


Pat Adamo, Lillian and Elise Benoit
2009


Siqin Pari, Mother of Anita Pari
Dennis Deskin
Nijole Kazlauskas-Deskin, Music Education Liaison
2012


Robert and Louise Lafleur
2011


Lucie Dion and Pierre Delage
2011


Karen Donnelly
Principal Trumpet
2005


Jill Kirwan, French Horn
Richard Green, Second Violin
2005


Elaine Klimasko, Violin
Felix Acevedo, French Horn
2005


Margo and Greg Hodgson
Orchestra Librarians
2006


Noťmi Racine G., wife of
Vincent Parizeau, Bassoon
2007


Nancy Sturdevant
Viola
2006


Margaret Torrance
Sean Rice, Clarinet
2011


Shelagh Williams
Camille Churchfield, Flute
2011


Daniel Spence, Communications & Marketing
Eed Murad
2014


Surinder and Manjit Chhura
2014


Olga Smithers, Michael Parť
2014


Jody Gomber, Jack Hall
2014


2008


Alexander (Sandy) Waddell
Nominations
2008


Martin Black, Legal Counsel
Anna Morena, Chair of "Music To Dine For"
and Chair of the Embassy Concert
Harvey Slack
2007


Louise Rowe, National Arts Centre
Manager of Finance and Administration
Ken McKinlay, Donor
2007


Mahoua Ouattara, Board Member
2012


 


Frank Dyson
2007


David Barnes Sings Auld Lang Syne
2014


Elizabeth Millar and Frank Forbes
2009


Michael Lundy, Owner & President
M.P. Lundy Construction
Carol Lundy
2014


Suzanne Gumpert, Second Vice-President
Executive Committee
Albert Benoit
2014


2010


Don George, Vice-President, Olga Smithers, Joan Forbes
2008


2012


Luc Family
Dennis and Ruby, owners of Mekong Restaurant
Their daughters Claudia, Faye, Samantha
2005

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Niko, Susan, Hannah and Hugh Kruzel
2006


2009


Photo by Bill Pugsley

Laurence Wall, CBC Senior Producer
Lois Siegel, Photographer
Joan Forbes, Board Administrator

Special Recognition Citation
Photographer
Friends of the National Arts Centre Orchestra
2015


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