Coordinator, Academy brass;
Originally from Brandon, Manitoba, Laurie Matiation is currently third horn with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra. She has appeared as a soloist with the CPO and can frequently be heard on CBC Radio.
In addition to her orchestral duties, Laurie conducts workshops and clinics, performs in several chamber ensembles, and teaches privately and at Mount Royal University, and the University of Calgary.
She began her professional career in 1978 as second horn with the Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, and has been a member of the CPO since 1983. Laurie received her Bachelor of Music Degree in Performance at Brandon University, and later continued her studies in Chicago, Banff, and Arizona.