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Senior String Orchestra (ages 18 or younger)

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Enjoy the chance to challenge yourself as a musician with a group of peers.

This ensemble is for ages 18 or younger who have the equivalent of RCM level 5 or higher on their instrument. You'll take part in numerous opportunities for performances and community involvement. This group plays concerts for the community, schools, and exciting events in the area.

This orchestra is open to violin, viola, cello, and bass students.  


Dates: Saturdays, Jan. 14 to April 15, 2023
Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location: Memorial Hall, UNB Campus, Fredericton
Price: $159 (+HST)
Instructor: Aida Tisler

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About the instructor

Aida Tisler obtained her bachelor’s degree in violin teaching and performance with distinction from Music Academy of the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1980. She accepted a violin teaching position at “Mladen Posaic” elementary music school in 1978 and held it until 1983 when she took a position of a violinist with the Sarajevo’s Symphony Orchestra. In addition, to performing and recording music with the Symphony Orchestra, Aida performed regularly with the Sarajevo’s Philharmonic Orchestra and Sarajevo’s Chamber Orchestra until her departure for Canada in 1994.

After 18 months of language schools, violin teaching and one university course in Toronto, Aida arrived in Fredericton with her husband Hrvoje and 2-year old daughter Sabina. Since then, Aida has obtained B.Ed with distinction from UNB, has taught violin to close to one hundred private students and has coached chamber groups and student orchestras at UNB Music Camp, New Brunswick Conservatory and several elementary schools.

Since becoming a member in 1997, Aida performed over 150 concerts with the Symphony New Brunswick. In addition, Aida performs regularly with Fredericton Chamber Players and Atlantic Sinfonia.

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