Renowned musician Jonathan Crow treats students to violin masterclass

A group of Music students were treated to a masterclass at the Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts on Friday, March 8 from internationally renowned violinist Jonathan Crow. As well as performing in the Niagara Symphony Orchestra (NSO), Crow has been Concertmaster of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra since 2011, and performs as guest concertmaster and soloist with orchestras around the world, including the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Filarmonia de Lanaudiere and Pernambuco Festival Orchestra (Brazil). He has also performed as a soloist with most major Canadian orchestras, including the Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver Symphony Orchestras, the National Arts Centre and Calgary Philharmonic Orchestras, the Victoria and Kingston Symphonies and Orchestra London. Students were able to learn from the accomplished musician before his upcoming performance with the NSO on Sunday, March 10 at 2:30 p.m. at the FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre. Pictured, from left, are Music students Jacob Gill and Jessica Tigchelaar, Jonathan Crow and student Zack Guo.