Niagara Violinist Charlene Nagel is a long standing member of the Niagara Symphony Orchestra, having joined in 1975, and has held the position of Principal Second Violin since 1989. Being born into a family filled with music and musicians, Charlene’s studies began at a very early age with her father, violinist and baroque specialist Deryck Aird. Charlene has played with numerous ensembles and is a well known musical presence in the Niagara Region. Her versatility and enthusiasm for the great diversity of musical genres make her equally adept at performances from baroque ensemble to rock band. She makes her home in St. Davids Ontario.