Music Director

Charles Demuynck

Charles Demuynck has guest conducted extensively in Europe and the U.S. and with the following Canadian orchestras: Orchestra London, Niagara Symphony, Mississauga Symphony, Scarborough Philharmonic, Oshawa-Durham Symphony, Cathedral Bluffs Symphony, Etobicoke Philharmonic, Prince George Symphony, National Academy Orchestra, Royal Conservatory New Music Ensemble, Lethbridge Symphony, North York Concert Orchestra and the Philharmonie des Jeunes d’Ottawa-Carleton.

His previous posts include: Music Director of the Brampton Symphony Orchestra, and City Centre Musical Productions (Mississauga), Assistant Conductor of the Knoxville (TN) Symphony, Music Director, Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra (LA), Director of Orchestras at the University of Evansville (IN), and Conducting Apprentice of the Hartford Symphony.

Charles is the Music Director of Masterworks of Oakville Chorus and Orchestra, and St. Andrew Catholic Church in Oakville.  A native of Dawson Creek, B.C., Charles Demuynck holds a doctorate in conducting from the Hartt School in Hartford, Conn., where he was a student of Harold Farberman.  He also holds conducting degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, and the University of Toronto.

In addition, he is an active composer, and his works have been performed frequently in Canada, and internationally.  As Music Director of the Oakville Chamber Orchestra, he is proud to lead this group of extraordinarily enthusiastic and talented musicians.