Molly Wreakes

2020

Molly Wreakes’ passion for classical music has led to a variety of impressive opportunities in Europe. A young French horn player with an already decorated list of accomplishments, Wreakes is a performer with international chops.

– Emerging Artist adjudicators

Molly Wreakes has performed internationally as both a chamber and orchestral musician. Molly served as the academist with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra for the 2018/19 season. In this position, she performed with the orchestra, participated in chamber music initiatives and received training from the horn section along with other members of the orchestra. Before moving to Stockholm, Molly was selected to represent Canada in the Orchestra of the Americas European Summer Tour, acting as principal horn performing across Poland, Ukraine, Germany and Scotland. 

She received her Bachelor of Music from McGill University and then pursued graduate studies in Germany at Folkwang Universität der Künste (University of the Arts) completing her Master of Music in 2018. In addition to orchestral performance, Molly is an avid chamber musician who also seeks to expand the musical possibilities of the horn through alternative arrangements. Going forward, Molly is inspired to explore community outreach opportunities through music and musical creativity.  Anne Burrows Foundation, Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Winspear Fund have generously supported Molly Wreakes’ work. 

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