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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of  Music
July 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Derek Conrod

Contract Academic Staff; French Horn

Contact Information
Email: dconrod@wlu.ca


Office Location: A302

Biography

Derek Conrod is a member of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra (Toronto), the Aeolian Winds, National Ballet Orchestra (Toronto), Music in Common and the Stratford Festival Orchestra. He also teaches at the Eastman School of Music (Rochester) and the University of Western Ontario. A frequent recitalist and lecturer on historical horns, Conrod has performed on more than thirty recordings with Tafelmusik, Arradia, American Bach Soloists (San Francisco), and Apollo’s Fire (Cleveland), and has appeared as a soloist with Tafelmusik at the Mostly Mozart Festival at New York’s Lincoln Center and at Orchestra Hall in Chicago. In 1995 he served as music consultant for the Stratford Festival’s acclaimed production of Amadeus.