Distinguished bassoonist Vincent Ellin won the Principal position in the Winnipeg Symphony when he was 22. Since arriving in Canada he has been an integral part of the musical community, both as an orchestral musician, and as a soloist and chamber musician. He has performed as a soloist with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, CBC Winnipeg and Music Baroque Orchestras. Invited by the Dutch Double Reed Society, he performed the Skallkotas “Cycle”, in Rotterdam with musicians from Amsterdam and Paris. He is an avid fan of chamber music and has worked with all the major chamber music groups in Winnipeg, including the Winnipeg Chamber Music Society, Music Inter Alia, Aurora Musicale, and others. His studies have taken him to Boston, New York and Vienna.