Anita walsh

Anita Walsh


Currently Principal Second Violinist with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony, Anita enjoys a varied career, displaying versatility in a wide range of musical styles. As an orchestral player, she has performed with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Thirteen Strings Ensemble, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, and as guest Principal with the Winnipeg Symphony among others. Equally at home as a chamber musician, Anita is a member of the Madawaska String Quartet and has recorded for CBC records and has been broadcasted on CBC Radio’s “Take Five” and “In Performance”. She has appeared in concert with distinguished colleagues at music festivals throughout Canada, including the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival, MusicFest Vancouver and the Scotia Festival of Music. Aside from her affinity for performing, Anita is deeply committed to bringing the joy and excitement of music making to our next generation of classical musicians. She is frequently called upon to adjudicate at the Kiwanis Music Festival and has enjoyed coaching students at the Interprovincial Music Camp, University of Ottawa, Acadia University, National Academy Orchestra and KW Youth Symphony.