Julian Fisher

Principal and Music Director, TSSO. Violin, Viola and Suzuki Violin

Julian FisherJulian Fisher holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Viola) from the University of Toronto (1988). He studied viola with Stanley Solomon and Osher Green. For ten years he was a faculty member at The Royal Conservatory of Music, and is a member of the College of Examiners. As a teacher, Julian is a member of the Suzuki Association of Ontario, serving on the board, and he is a long-time member of the Ontario Registered Teachers’ Association.
Julian is active as an adjudicator in many music festivals across Ontario. He is the violist for the Fisher Quartet, which freelances in the Greater Toronto area. He conducts the Adult Orchestra at the Toronto School for Strings and Piano, which Julian and his wife Mary co-founded in 1999. He is Principal Viola in the Hart House Orchestra at the University of Toronto.

Julian’s Favourite:

Stephen Covey’s Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Benjamin Zander: The transformative power of classical music


Viktor Frankl: Man’s Search for Meaning (filmed in Toronto in the 1970’s)

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