Kristin Day, Bassoonist
Toronto based bassoonist Kristin Day has performed extensively across Canada and has toured internationally. She has appeared with some of the nation’s most recognized orchestras including the National Arts Centre Orchestra, the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, the Windsor Symphony, the London Symphonia and the Aradia Ensemble.
A devoted teacher, Kristin was a teaching artist for Sistema New Brunswick from 2013-2015, where she mentored at-risk youth in the Moncton area. In her private studio, her bassoon students have won awards at music festivals as well as positions in the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.
During her formal studies, Kristin was mentored by the eminent bassoonists John Clouser (The Cleveland Institute of Music), Daniel Matsukawa (Temple University), and Christopher Millard (University of Ottawa) and performed with ensembles such as the National Repertory Orchestra, the National Academy Orchestra, and the National Youth Orchestra of Canada.