Music Director

Murray was born and raised in Edmonton and attended the University of Alberta where he received a Bachelor of Music degree. He has been a member of the Okanagan Symphony, the Victoria Symphony, the Arden Ensemble, National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the Edmonton Youth Orchestra. Murray studied with Sally Thomas in Meadowmount, New York and with Shirley Givens and Sidney Humphries in Victoria.

In 1990 Murray returned to Edmonton to join the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and also played for many years in the Alberta Baroque Ensemble. Murray is also active as a teacher and is the co-founder and conductor of the Wye String Ensemble.

Murray has considerable experience as a conductor. He is co- founder and conductor of the Wye String Ensemble, and he directs the Wye String Ensemble Fall Music Camp. Murray also conducted the Sherwood Park Youth Strings, the Penticton Strings, the Penticton Junior Strings, and the Penticton Singers and Players.


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