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Kristan Toczko

Date: February 23, 2017 Author: NYO Canada Categories: February 2017

In this weeks edition of our Alumni Spotlight, we had the pleasure of reconnecting with harpist and 2008-09 NYO alum Kristan Toczko. A native of New Brunswick, Kristan has since gone on to win the OSM Standard Life Competition in 2010, was selected as a 2014 Young Artist of the Year by CBC Radio 2, and has numerous accolades to her name related to her work with her harp duo, Duo Novus. With soloist credits that include working with the Vancouver Symphony and l'Orchestre Francophonie,...

Amy Hillis

Date: February 9, 2017 Author: NYO Canada Categories: February 2017

In this weeks edition of our Alumni Spotlight, we had the pleasure of reconnecting with violinist and 2008 NYO concertmaster Amy Hillis. Hailing from from Saskatchewan, Amy has since gone on to study at the San Francisco Conservatory and is now completing her doctorate at McGill. Along with her studies, she has also exposed chamber music to many young Canadians through her work with the Horizon String Quartet. While also working as an in-demand chamber musician in Montreal, we had the...

Kaili Maimets

Date: February 2, 2017 Author: NYO Canada Categories: February 2017

For our next edition of our Alumni Spotlight series, we recently had the chance to speak with flautist Kaili Maimets. A member of the 2009 NYO, Kaili has was recently appointed Second Flute & Piccolo of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony and also has performance credits with Orchestra London Canada, the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and the National Ballet of Canada on her resume (to name a few). An in-demand orchestral performer, soloist, and chamber...


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