Cathy StoneCathy Stone, Trombone

Born: Saskatoon City Hospital
Raised: Cutbank, SK

B. Mus., University of Saskatchewan
M. Mus., University of Toronto

Performed with:
Albany Symphony Orchestra
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra London

Favourite directors: Robert Altman, Mike Leigh, Jean-Pierre Melville, and the Coen brothers

Cathy Stone is an active freelance trombonist in and around Toronto, ON. She is a founding member of the Trillium Brass Quintet and has performed with such ensembles as Orchestra London, Ontario Philharmonic, Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra, National Ballet Orchestra, Windsor Symphony Orchestra, and Priscilla Wright's All-Girl Big Band. From 1995-2001 Cathy held a tenured position with the Albany Symphony Orchestra in Albany, NY, where she participated in numerous recordings of orchestral works by American composers including Morton Gould, John Harbison, and Roy Harris. She is a visiting artist at Etobicoke School of the Arts and maintains a busy studio of low brass students.

Cathy was born and raised in Saskatchewan, and attended the University of Saskatchewan where she studied trombone with Dawn McLean and piano with Bonnie Nicholson. She then studied at the University of Toronto with Gordon Sweeney. Cathy’s other teachers have included Richard Erb, (as a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada); and Alain Trudel (as a participant in the Musicians at Large program at the Banff Centre for the Arts)

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