Famous Conductors from Canada

List of notable or famous conductors from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top conductors born in Canada and even some popular conductors who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian conductors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These conductors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known conductor from Canada is included when available.

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  • Alain Trudel

    Alain Trudel

    Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    Alain Trudel (born 13 June 1966) is a Canadian conductor, trombonist and composer.
  • Alexander Brott
    Dec. at 90 (1915-2005)
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    Alexander Brott, , born Joël Brod (March 14, 1915 – April 1, 2005), was a Canadian conductor, composer, violinist and music teacher.
    • Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
    Boris Brott, (born March 14, 1944) is a Canadian conductor and motivational speaker. He is one of the most internationally recognized Canadian conductors, having conducted on stages around the ...more
  • Brian Ellard

    Brian Ellard

    Age: 83
    Brian Joseph Ellard, M.A., Ph.D., (born January 15, 1940) is a Canadian educator, musicologist, arranger, and conductor.
  • Bruce Holder

    Bruce Holder

    Dec. at 82 (1905-1987)
    Bruce Edward Holder Sr. (January 8, 1905 – August 27, 1987) was a Canadian composer, conductor, and violinist. He helped to conduct, teach, and found many music groups, including Symphony New ...more
  • Carleton Elliott
    Dec. at 75 (1928-2003)
    • Birthplace: Welland, Canada
    Carleton Weir Elliott (15 March 1928, Welland, Ontario - 24 August 2003, Fredericton, New Brunswick) was a Canadian composer, music theorist, choir conductor and music educator.