Ms. Katie Legere

  • B.Mus. (Queen's)
  • Artist Dip. (Toronto)

Adjunct Lecturer in Bassoon (Woodwind)

Email: legerek@queensu.ca

Web Site: http://post.queensu.ca/~legerek/

Ms. Katie Legere

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:

2013, summer, Thousand Islands Playhouse, The (Post) Mistress by Thompson Highway, Bassoon and Tenor Sax

2012 - 2013 Happy Hour Sound Bytes series, founder and performer: www.livemusickingston.ca

2011 Faculty Artist Series presents, Bassoon Extravaganza, with bassoonists Katie Legere, Joelle Amar, Jo Ann Simpson and Isabelle Lépine.

2009 Recital with Chris Alfano and Michel Szczesniak, Kingston Public library (Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work).

2008 60th Birthday celebration concert for Marjan Mozetich.

2002 Dietter Concerto for Two Bassoons, with Susan Graves and the Kingston Symphony Orchestra.

2001 Concert of contemporary Canadian music for bassoon and string orchestra.

Katie completed her BEd. in 2003, Bachelor of Computing Science in 2007, and MSc (Computer Science) in 2012 (all at Queen’s University). She will receive a MSc in Information Management Systems at the Queen's School of Business in the fall of 2014 and has presented her research in the sonification of data both nationally and internationally.

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 in 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.