Directors, Patrons, and Advisors

Simon Fryer, Artistic Director

Principal Cellist of the Regina Symphony Orchestra, Founder and Director of the Prairie Cello Institute, and Artistic Director of the Women’s Musical Club of Toronto’s Music in the Afternoon concert series, Simon Fryer is an artist of the utmost versatility, at home with the demands of the music of our time and those of historical performance, with the cooperation of ensemble music-making and in the solo spotlight.

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Board of Directors 2021-2022

Patrons and Advisors

Kathleen McMorrow, President
Annette Sanger, Vice President, Career Development Award Chair, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee Chair
Diane Martello, Past President, Membership, Concerts & Marketing Committee Chair
Janet Murray, CPA, CA, Secretary-Treasurer
Janne Farias, WMCT Foundation Representative
Susan Johnston, Archivist, Awards Committee Chair
Kathy Halliday, Advertising Subcommittee Chair
Daisy Leung, Director at Large
Tamar Nelson, Student Outreach Coordinator

The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, OC, OOnt
The Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, PC, CC, CMM, COM, CD
Sir Andrew Davis, CBE
Catherine Robbin, OC
Susan V. Corrigan
Louis Lortie, OC, CQ
Don McLean, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
Esther McNeil, Founding Chair, Career Development Award; Founding President, WMCT Foundation
Peter Simon, Royal Conservatory of Music


The Women’s Musical Club of Toronto is a not-for-profit, charitable organization (Charitable Business Number 12371 8637 RR0001). It is run by one part-time arts administrator, and a large group of dedicated volunteers.

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