Violinist Lyssa Pelton is currently based in Toronto, where she is establishing herself as an orchestral and chamber musician. Since graduating from The Glenn Gould School in 2015 (tutelage under Marie Berard), she has won the position of Assistant Concertmaster with the Kingston Symphony Orchestra (Kingston, ON). She performs regularly with the Toronto Symphony, Hamilton Philharmonic, and Etobicoke Philharmonic orchestras. Notable performances include the album release of Nudging Forever with jazz pianist Mike Jansen, the New Creations Festival in March 2016 with the TSO, and Godfather: Live with conductor Justin Freer. Ms. Pelton has been a participant in the Banff Summer Music Festival in Alberta, as well as the St. Lawrence String Quartet Seminar at Stanford University. Besides performing, Ms. Pelton teaches violin both privately and at Dixon Hall Music School. Apart from music, Lyssa enjoys baking, and was recently considered for The Great Canadian Baking Show.