Adjunct Lecturer in Bassoon (Woodwind)
Web Site: http://post.queensu.ca/~legerek/
Katie Legere performs with the Kingston Symphony, which she joined in 1993, on bassoon, contrabassoon and saxophone. She performed with the Toronto Philharmonia from 1995 to 2002 as well as the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, Le Violons de Roy, Ottawa Symphony, National Academy Orchestra, Windsor Symphony, and Ohio Light Opera Orchestra. She plans to complete her grade 8 conservatory flute in the summer of 2012.
Performance highlights include:
2001 Concert of contemporary Canadian music for bassoon and string orchestra;
January 2002 Dietter Concerto for Two Bassoons, with Susan Graves and the Kingston Symphony Orchestra;
2008 60th Birthday celebration concert for Marjan Mozetich;
2009 Recital with Chris Alfano and Michel Szczesniak Kingston Public library (Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work);
2011 Faculty Artist Series presents, Bassoon Extravaganza, with bassoonists Katie Legere, Joelle Amar, Jo Ann Simpson and Isabelle Lépine.
Katie completed her BEd. in 2003, Bachelor of Computing Science in 2007, and MSc (Computer Science) in 2012 (all at Queen’s University). While working as a web developer for the Kingston Frontenac Public library, in collaboration with colleague, Michael Vandenburgh, she won the OLITA Award for Technological Innovation 2007 and the CLA/3M Canada Award for Achievement in Technical Services. She left the library on 2007 to work as a programer Analyst for the Human resources department at Queen's and is now employed at the Queen's University library as Systems Coordinator.