The History of the Company


Founder Leader
 of the Alberni String Quartet

Co-Leader of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, UK

Leader BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

Solo violinist on three continents
20+ violin solo broadcasts for the BBC.

Violin Teaching

Chetham's School of Music, Manchester

Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester

Violin Master Classes

Wells Cathedral School, UK

Banff Centre of the Arts, Canada

University of British Columbia, Canada


Music Director and Conductor:

Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra 1993-1997,


Shreveport Symphony Orchestra 1996-2003,


Minot Symphony Orchestra 2002-2012.


Guest conducting has included the Toronto Symphony and the Victoria Symphony, Canada and in the USA; Europe; and Australia.

Guest artists included Andre Watts, Leonard 

Nimmoy, Anoushka Shankar 


Associate Professor of Music, Minot State University 2002-2012


Conductor UK

West Mendip Orchestra 2013-2015

Bristol Chamber Orchestra 2013-2018

Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra 2015-2020


Various guest appearances 



Dennis currently teaches violin privately on Zoom