Carol Sammut

Musician of the GSO since: Day 1

Other Orchestral Experience: Waterloo Chamber Players, K-W Chamber Orchestra,

Mississauga, WLU, East and North York Symphonies

Academics and teachers: B.A. Music Performance WLU, (Alec Catherwood) B.A. Ed. U of T

Orchestral Training Program RCM Toronto (Victor Danchenko and Gerard Kantarjian)

Other Occupations: Gr. 7/8 Music Teacher at MacGregor Senior Public School in Waterloo

Q & A with Carol

Why play violin? It was the first instrument introduced to me by my grade 6 teacher.

Favourite indulgence? Heading to Florida every March

Greatest musical influence? Mr. Edourd Bartlett, highschool music teacher and violin maker

Favourite food? Pasta

Dream Vacation?  Return to Italy for a month!

Outside interests? family, church, fitness, singing and shopping

Favourite Works? Beethoven Symphonies 6 and 7, Mozart Symphony #40, Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Handel 
Concerti Grossi

Favourite way to relax? Feet up with a glass of white wine

What's a fact no one would know about you? I recently discovered that my biological grandfather was also a violinist, in his 
home country of Germany!

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