Rennie Regehr began his professional career with the Winnipeg Symphony and Manitoba Chamber Orchestras. A student of Gerald Stanick, his career has taken him throughout Canada and abroad as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. From 1992-2006 Mr. Regehr was the Dean of the Glenn Gould School of the Royal Conservatory in Toronto, where he developed an internationally renowned orchestral program that has trained many of Canada’s finest professional musicians and solo artists. In 2006 he joined the University of Ottawa music faculty as Viola Professor, Principal Guest Conductor of the University Orchestra and Director of the Chamber Music Program. In 2012 he received the Canadian Viola Society's Lifetime Achievement Award.