Desiree Abbey

Desiree Abbey has appeared as a cello soloist with the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra, the Guelph Symphony Orchestra, and the National Repertory Orchestra. She has performed, recorded and toured with the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra as Principal Cellist since 2012, toured Europe with the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestral Academy, played at Carnegie Hall with the New York String Orchestra Seminar and served as Assistant Principal Cellist of the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra for the 2011-2012 season.

Desiree maintains a private studio of award winning students, has taught sessionally for the University of Manitoba, Canadian Mennonite University and Brandon University and has served as an adjudicator for the Manitoba Registered Music Teachers Association and Provincial Music Festival. /p>