Welcome to the Green Room

"In show business, the green room is the space in a theatre or similar venue that functions as a waiting room and lounge for performers before, during, and after a performance or show when they are not engaged on stage.from Wikipedia
 

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During 2021, when the symphony wasn't performing due to covid shutdown's, the Symphony of the Kootenays Conductor Jeff Faragher, did an intimate series of conversations and music on a  variety of topics that bring Symphony of the Kootenays to life.
We invite you to listen in to learn more about the lives and interests of our symphony musicians.  All episodes can be found on the Symphony of the Kootenays YouTube channel.

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#1: February 27, 2021 

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Guest: SOTK Concertmaster Cvetozar Vutev

Listen here to the program.  Thank you Cvetozar for your time and sharing your stories!

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#2: March 13, 2021 

Being a musician in Cranbrook

Thank you: Penny LongStephanie Tichauer, and Evan Bueckert for joining us!  Listen here to the program

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#3: March 27, 2021

Travelling and Playing as a Section: The Cellos

Guests: Anne Scott (Principal cello), Liz Tremblay (cello ) and Shirley Wright (cello)

Thank you for joining us!  Listen here to the program

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#4: April 10, 2021 

Woodwinds in the Orchestra

Guests: Aura Pon (Principal oboe), Jonathan Gresl (Principal bassoon) and Barb Hume  (Principal clarinet)

Thank you for joining us!  Listen here to the program

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#5: April 24, 2021 

The importance of an Orchestra for the Kootenays

Guests: Ruth Sawatsky (bassoon), Catherine MacKinnon (Principal flute) and Ruth Langevin (flute & piccolo)

Thank you for joining us!  Listen here to the program

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#6: May 8, 2021 

Approaching the classical orchestra from a different viewpoint

Guests: Sophia Smith (cello), Brie Hurlburt (violin) and Megan Bibby (violin)

Thank you for joining us!  Listen here to the program

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#7: May 22, 2021 

Juggling in the Percussion section

Guests: Robin Clegg (Principal percussion, timpani, tuba) and Sven Heyde (percussion)

Thank you, gentlemen, for you joining us with a fascinating look at, and and listen to percussion. Listen here to the program

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#8: June 5, 2021 

Soloing with the SOTK

Guests: Natasha Hall violin,  Amy Zanrosso piano

Thank you for joining us Amy and Natasha and for your beautiful music! Listen here to the program 

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#9: June 19, 2021 

Building the Foundation of the Symphony

Guests: Tim Plait piano, Rob Fahie Principal Bass

Thank you for joining us Tim and Rob and for your music and stories! Listen here to the program 

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#10: July 3, 2021 

SOTK Brass

Guests: Tim Bullen Principal Trumpet and Nick Sullivan (Trombone)

Thank you for joining us Tim and Nick and for your music! Listen here to the program 

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#11: August 28, 2021 

SOTK French Horns

Guests: Tom Staples (Principal)

and Dale Green

Thank you for joining us Tom and Dale and for your wonderful music! Listen here to the program 

#12: September 11, 2021 

Behind the Baton

Guest: Maestro Jeff Faragher

With guest interviewer Wayne Stetski. Listen here.

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