Toronto-born Bianca Chambul was appointed Principal Bassoon of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra in June 2019. Bianca has performed with the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Hamilton Philharmonic, Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, and Toronto’s Tapestry Opera. She has won concerto competitions at Rice University, University of Toronto, and Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra. Bianca has participated in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, National Academy Orchestra, and Music Academy of the West in California, where she was awarded a residency fellowship with the London Symphony Orchestra in England.
Bianca completed one year of her Master’s degree at Rice University (2019), and her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto (2016). Bianca was on the University of Toronto music faculty as a sessional bassoon instructor in 2017.