Corey Gemmell, violinist, has distinguished himself as a soloist and chamber musician across Canada, Germany, the United States and China.
Mr. Gemmell serves as concertmaster of Mississauga Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Toronto, the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir Orchestra, Symphony on the Bay and the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra. He often performs in this role with the Boris Brott National Academy Orchestra, Elora Festival Orchestra and Esprit Orchestra.
An avid chamber musician Mr. Gemmell has toured and recorded extensively as a member of Ensemble Vivant. He is also a member of the Elgin String Quartet and the National Piano Trio. As soloist, he will perform the Mendelssohn and Sibelius Violin Concertos in the 2017-2018 season with Orchestra Toronto, Mississauga Symphony Orchestra and the Cathedral Bluffs Symphony Orchestra.
Mr. Gemmell taught at the University of Western Ontario, the Royal Conservatory of Music and is a member of the Royal College of Examiners. He is on faculty at the National Music Camp of Canada and has adjudicated for numerous festivals across Canada as well as the Provincial Kiwanis and the Canadian Music Compteititon.
Corey Gemmell most recently recorded solo and chamber music for the rerelease of The Mozart Effect series and can also be heard in recordings of Brahms, Ravel, Robert A. Baker and works by David Eagle and Hope Lee. He was one of the contributing artists to record the Royal Conservatory of Music’s 2013 release of their Violin Syllabus on compact disc.