During these unprecedented times the Brantford Symphony Orchestra would like to lend ongoing support to the musicians and artists who form part of our community, and who are doing their best to provide you with continuing entertainment and activities.

If you would like to be included on this page please email Aida Steenkist for more information.

The BSO’s Artistic Director, Philip Sarabura, has recorded a few of the movements of the Beethoven Sonatas he would have performed with Monica Admiral on their “Beethoven 250” recital, had it occurred this November as planned. They made the recording as part of a fundraising campaign Maestro Sarabura has launched.

Learn more about Philip Sarabura
Visit the GoFundMe Support page
Photograph of the Odin Quartet

Born in early 2015 on the Philosopher’s Walk in downtown Toronto, the Odin Quartet unites four musicians who represent the diversity that Canada takes pride in.

Currently, they look forward to incoming compositions from their Lockdown Lullabies call for scores. This project, initiated in May of 2020, aims to inspire composers, worldwide, to continue to create and stay in positive spirits during the challenging times related to the COVID-19 health crisis.

Read more about The Odin Quartet

Ronald Royer is a BSO Cellist and a prominent Canadian composer who strives to connect with audiences.

Justin O’Dell of The Clarinet magazine writes: “Ronald Royer’s music is beautifully appealing and communicative.”

Learn more about Ronald on his personal website:

Photograph of the Odin Quartet
Photograph of the Odin Quartet

Kaye Royer is an active soloist, chamber musician and orchestral performer. She is principal clarinet with the Brantford Symphony, Canadian Sinfonietta, Sinfonia Toronto, Scarborough Philharmonic, Toronto Sinfonietta, and the Stratford Symphony.

Read more about Kaye Royer on her website:

Learn more about Kaye Royer