Tovin Allers, of British Columbia, studies violin with Yehonatan Berick and viola with Michael van der Sloot at uOttawa. Past summer studies include the National Arts Centre Young Artists Program (2016), the Orford Music Academy, the Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy, and the Casalmaggiore International Music Festival.
Performance highlights include his 2016 “Victoria Symphony Splash” debut with the VSO, and placing first as soloist in the BC Provincial Festival Senior Strings class as well as in the Intermediate, Senior, and Provincial/Nationals Chamber classes. In 2018 Tovin performed on the Fourth Stage recital hall at the NAC with his quintet and as a soloist in the pre-concert to a Pinchas Zukerman concert. Tovin’s experience as concertmaster of the Greater Victoria Youth Orchestra in 2015 included two joint concerts with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra. Currently, Tovin sits in the University of Ottawa Orchestra and the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Alain Trudel.