Elation Pauls and Naomi Woo
7:00 PM Sunday, February 26, 2023
SCU Studio, Steinbach Arts Council
Violinist Elation Pauls makes a significant contribution to the rich fabric that makes up Winnipeg’s musical community. Having served as Assistant Principal Second Violin with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra since 2009, she is in constant local demand for her lush sound and expressive solo and chamber music performances at such venues as the Millennium Concert Series, Les Grands Concerts de la Cathédrale, Brandon Chamber Players, Canzona, Virtuosi, Agassiz Festival and the Winnipeg Chamber Music Society, as well as the WSO’s New Music Festival, Canadian Mennonite University, and the University of Manitoba.
Naomi Woo is a prominent young Canadian conductor and pianist, recognized by CBC Radio, ARTV, and Flare magazine as a rising star on the Canadian classical music scene. The current Assistant Conductor and Community Ambassador of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Naomi is frequently in demand as a guest conductor across Canada. Alongside her work as a conductor, Naomi maintains an active career as a pianist. She has appeared twice with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra as a soloist, in Mozart’s Concerto for Two Pianos and conducting from the keyboard in Marianna Martinez’ Keyboard Concerto in A Major.