Lynda Shewchuk is the director of the concert band programs of Lakeshore New Horizons. She graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a bachelor of music and a bachelor of education. Lynda has several years of teaching experience in high school music as well as many years as a private music teacher of flute, clarinet, saxophone, piano, theory and history. Lynda directs two flute ensembles, The Wildwind Flute Choir and Toot Sweet. She also coaches the flute section for La Jeunesse Youth Orchestra.
Lynda played flute and piccolo in the Oshawa Symphony for about twenty-five years. She also played flute, clarinet and sax in the pit orchestra for approximately fifteen musicals with Oshawa Little Theatre. Lynda is a founding member of the Bach Porch Duo, a group that performs at weddings, banquets and other special events. She is also a member of the Clarington Concert Band.
Elliott Tremeer is a graduate of Peterborough Teachers' College and holds a Fine Arts Degree from York University. During a twenty year teaching career he has taught all grades from grades 6 to 13. Elliott taught instrumental music at Bowmanville High School for 16 years.
He served as an officer in the Ontario Regiment (Army Reserves) as Director of Music for the regimental band and cadet band. During that time he took courses at the Canadian Armed Forces School of Music in Esquimalt, B.C. and Camp Borden, ON. One of the highlights in that time was spending a summer in Whitehorse, Yukon, running a band course for cadets. Most of these kids were Innuit and had never played an instrument before but by the end of six weeks the band could perform in public.
He played for many years with the Kawartha Kavaliers Drum Corps in Lindsay. His involvement with New Horizons started in fall of 2009.
President: Linda Procunier
Vice President: Carolyn Young
Secretary: Tanis Manahan
Treasurer: Paula Anderson
1st Director: Roger Karam
2nd Director: Carolynn Rogers
Rehearsals are held at :
Rehoboth Christian Reformed Church
130 Scugog St.
Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada