Lena Turofsky - Double Bass


University of Western Ontario

University of Toronto

Born in Toronto and studied bass with Jeffery Stokes at the University of Western Ontario and graduated from the University of Toronto studying with Thomas Monohan. While in university she played with the National Ballet Orchestra, the Hamilton Philharmonic, the London Symphony, and the Thunder Bay Symphony.

Lena became a member of the Atlantic Symphony in 1978, was a founding member of Symphony Nova Scotia, and has been playing orchestral music in Halifax ever since. Lena also worked in the Charlottetown Festival playing Anne of Green Gables and spent two seasons on a job swap with the Adelaide Symphony in South Australia.

Lena loves teaching all levels and ages. She has worked with the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra. She is an experienced Bass teacher for the Halifax school music departments and Dalhousie music departments with an impressive track record for students continuing on to university level bass playing.

To learn more about Lena, Double Bass Lessons, or about our programming in general don’t hesitate to get in touch!
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