Winds of the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra

Ronald Royer, conductor

Works by
Howard Cable, Alex Eddington, John S. Gray, Jim McGrath, Chris Meyer, Alexander Rapoport, and Ronald Royer.

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, the SPO has released its first commercial CD recording, featuring The Winds of the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra under the direction of Ronald Royer, with Sarah Jeffrey (oboe), Gabriel Radford (horn) and Kaye Royer (clarinet). Members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sarah Jeffrey (1st oboe), and Gabriel Radford (3rd horn) are featured in Royer’s Rhapsody for Oboe, Horn and Wind Ensemble.

We gratefully acknowledge the support of FACTOR in the making of this recording. The CD launch of the CD is generously supported by FACTOR, the SOCAN Foundation1 the Toronto Arts Council and the Ontario Arts Council.

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“Canadian Panorama” was recently found a given an excellent review by Ralph Graves (February 11, 2019) of the University of Virginia’s WTJU 91.1FM. Click here to read those glowing review.


” … this recording and the music so beautifully performed on it are. and will continue to be for many years. a precious gift to us all in the year of our nation’s 150th birthday.”

Allan Pulker
The Whole Note

“I’ve been listening to one such treasure [CD sent to the author for review], a CD called Canadian Panorama. It’s a tuneful recording, a natural way to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary.”

Leslie Barcza

“Kudos to the Scarborough Phil… their latest venture certainly merits accolades.”

Jack MacQuarrie
The Whole Note

“The winds of the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra has a rich ensemble sound I don’t normally encounter with wind ensembles. If you like wind ensemble music, this disc is for you.”

Ralph Graves
WTJU 91.1FM – The University of Virginia