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Ben Davenport Memorial Concert 2024

PROARTS@NOON CONCERTS PRESENTS


What:    Ben Davenport Memorial Concert 2024
Where:  Cathedral Church (corner of 7 Ave and 1 Street SE)
When:   June 26, 2024
Tickets:  Free to the public

The ProArts@Noon Concert Series is honoured to present the Ben Davenport Memorial Concert, featuring Jody Davenport on the viola.

Jody Davenport is a graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University where she studied with members of the Penderecki String Quartet. She has been a member of the National Youth Orchestra, continuing her summer studies in Banff, at the Orford Arts Centre and has participated in a number of QuartetFests at Wilfrid Laurier University. An avid chamber musician, Judith has performed on series such as the Stratford Summer Music Festival, KWS’s Baroque and Beyond, Leith Summer Festival, Perimeter Institute’s Bistro Series, Festival of the Sound, and the KWMS to name just a few. She is currently a member of the INNERchamber String Quartet.

As an educator, Jody is very active in the Kitchener-Waterloo community teaching at Wilfrid Laurier, University of Waterloo (Conrad Grebel), as well as maintaining a small private studio. Judith is part of the resident faculty for IMC (Interprovincial Music Camp) and City of Lakes Strings Retreat at the Canadian Ecology Centre.  She is a long time coach for the KW Symphony’s Youth Orchestra program and is in high demand as a clinician across Southern Ontario.

Jody has held the position of Associate Principal Viola with the KWS since October 2002 and maintains an active freelance career across Southern Ontario. She lives in Kitchener with her husband Jeff and their small but mighty Scottish Terrier Gus.