Joel Quarrington

Academic title(s): 

Course Instructor, Double Bass

Joel Quarrington
Department: 
Music Performance
Area(s): 
String
Contact Information
Email address: 
joelquarrington [at] me.com
Instrument(s): 
Double Bass
Group: 
Faculty
Biography: 

For over thirty years, Juno Award winning Joel Quarrington has served as the Principal Double Bassist of many ensembles including the Canadian Opera Company, the Toronto Symphony, the National Arts Centre Orchestra and the famous London Symphony Orchestra.

In 2011, he received a Special Recognition Award for Outstanding Solo Performance from the International Society of Bassists and in 2015 they awarded Joel the same award for Outstanding Orchestral Performance.

He is a Professor at the Conservatoire de musique de Montreal and is a Visiting Artist of the Royal Academy of Music in the U.K.

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