Sinfonia 1: Reed Between the Lines


The NSO Sinfonia series presents “Reed Between the Lines” featuring NSO principal bassoon, Grant Etchegary. The concert includes Ichmouratov’s The 9th Wave; Vivaldi’s Concerto for Bassoon in D minor, Concerto for Bassoon in E minor, and Strauss Metamorphosen. This digital concert was originally recorded on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at D.F. Cook Recital Hall, Memorial University.

Join us before the show and go behind the scenes as Stewart McKelvey and Long & McQuade present Listen Up with host Dale Jarvis. This week’s guest is Grant Etchegary.

Grant Etchegary
Born in beautiful Burin, Newfoundland, Grant has performed, studied and taught throughout Canada. Grant is the principal bassoonist with the NSO and is the Artistic Director of the Calos Youth Orchestras. As a teacher of music, ensembles under his direction have performed
admirably at music events on the national and international stages.

For his contribution to music education, Grant has received the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence and the Arts NL Arts in Education Award.