Surgical Humanities Symphony


Surgical Humanities presents a String Quintet

String Quintet

Neilsen: String Quartet in G Minor, Op 13
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, Op 163

Evan Barber (Violin)
Dr. Evan Barber began violin studies at the age of three with Philip Kashap and the Suzuki String Program, and subsequently with Eduard Minevich in Regina. He joined the Saskatoon Symphony at the age of 13 and played with them full time for several years. He is a former member of the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and the University of Saskatchewan Amati String Quartet in Residence. He is now in General Surgery Residency at the University of Saskatchewan.

Luke Hnenny (Violin)
Dr. Luke Hnenny was born and raised in Saskatoon. He played full time with the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra for many years and was a member of the University of Saskatchewan Amati String Quartet in Residence. He is currently a member of the piano trio The Hemostatics with Carman Rabuka and pianist Dr. Thomas Yu. He received his MD in 2007 and completed his Residency in Neurosurgery in 2013, both at the U of S. Following that he was a fellow in skull base cerebrovascular surgery in Portland, Oregon. He is now practicing Neurosurgery in Regina.

Heather Wilson (Viola)
Heather Wilson earned her Masters in Music in viola performance from McGill University under Andre Roy, Philip Dukes and Wolfram Christ. Heather has performed with numerous orchestras including the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, the Banff Festival Orchestra, the Saskatoon Opera, the Prairie Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra and is currently a member of the Saskatoon Symphony. She has been teaching violin and viola since 2011 and has completed Suzuki teacher training courses with Elayne Ras and Edmund Sprunger.

Peter Hedlin (Cello)
Peter Hedlin studied with the Lafayette String Quartet at the University of Victoria while playing with the Evovae String Quartet. Upon returning to Saskatoon, in 1998, he joined the Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra and has recorded several times with CBC as a member of various chamber ensembles. From 2004 until 2010 he was the cellist in the University of Saskatchewan Amati String Quartet. He is currently working as a resident in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Saskatchewan.

Carman Rabuka (Cello)
Dr. Carman Rabuka completed his ARCT in cello performance prior to moving to Alberta to study with John Kadz. In 2007 Carman completed his studies at the U of S with a BSc and DMD. He then went on to complete a one year General Practice Residency at VGH and UBC in Vancouver. He has recored with classical, punk, folk rock and bluegrass bands form Canada and the US. He is currently preparing to start his 16th year with the Saskatoon Symphony this fall. Carman is proud to call Saskatoon home and enjoys his family and dental practice here.

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Event Details

07:30 PM - 09:30 PM
St. Andrews Chapel
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