Lance Ouellette is a chamber musician, featured soloist and performs as an
orchestral musician throughout Canada. Opportunities to perform abroad have
included concert tours of Europe, Asia, and the United States alongside working
for film, radio, and television studios in a variety of productions for organizations
such as the CBC, NPR, and Showtime.
Currently, Lance is the Associate Concertmaster of the Kitchener-Waterloo
Symphony Orchestra, the Associate Concertmaster for the Hamilton Philharmonic
Orchestra and performs with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.
As an educator, Lance teaches violin for the University of Waterloo and has
collaborated with the National Academy Orchestra of Canada for several years as
a mentor and masterclass clinician.
Having won top awards in both the Federation of Canadian Music Festivals and the
Canadian Music Competition, Lance now serves as an adjudicator for both
organizations travelling across the nation passing on the yearly tradition.
Aside from classical music, Lance enjoys utilizing current technology to find new
ways to express the joy of creating music. By using the electric violin, effect
pedals, and a variety of modular synthesizers, the exploration of musical ideas is
Seasonal hobbies include fishing, table tennis, cross country skiing, and the game