M. Mus (University of Ottawa)
B. Mus (Cleveland Institute of Music)
Kristin Day is passionate in her belief that music can create positive social change. The Toronto-based bassoonist and educator has toured widely to perform and share her knowledge.
As a bassoonist, Kristin has performed extensively across Canada and has toured as far as China. 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, and the Aradia Ensemble. Recently, Kristin has appeared as guest principal bassoonist with the newly-formed ensemble #WePlayOn, made up of the former musicians of Orchestra London.
From 2013-2015 Kristin was a teaching artist for Sistema New Brunswick, where she mentored at-risk youth in the Moncton area. Under her guidance, her bassoon students have won awards at music festivals as well as positions in 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.
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