Reg Quiring


Reg Quiring has performed as principal violist of the Vancouver Opera Orchestra, Quebec Symphony and Vancouver Symphony. He often performs as soloist, recitalist and chamber musician in concert and on CBC radio. As a chamber musician Reg has performed in the Vancouver Chamber Music Festival, Vancouver New Music Ensemble, Standing Wave, Vetta Chamber Players, Turning point Ensemble and the Quiring Chamber Players. Reg and his wife, Rosemary O’Connor, are the Davidsbndler Duo and as such have recorded a CD of works for viola and piano and given concerts in many parts of British Columbia. He and his sister Angela Goddard founded the Quiring Chamber Music Camp for young musicians, now in its twenty-fourth year. Reg has served on the music faculty at UBC, the Vancouver Academy of Music and currently teaches at the Quiring Chamber Music School in Coquitlam. His students have played concertos with the Vancouver Symphony, the Coquitlam Youth Orchestra, and have won many competitions and awards. Reg studied violin with Lise Elson, and viola at the University of Southern California with Donald McInnes and at the University of British Columbia with Gerald Stanick.  Reg is the Founder, Artistic Director and Conductor of the Coquitlam Youth Orchestra which has grown into three orchestras and has a membership of over 180 young musicians.