Fred Rizner, acclaimed former Principal Horn of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Born in Detroit, Michigan, he began playing the horn at the age of ten. During his student years, he played with many civic orchestras in and around Detroit and was a winner of the Detroit Symphony’s Young Artist Competition. After graduation from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, he joined the Toronto Symphony. As a solosit, he has performed with many orchestras in Canada and the USA and has performed and taught at summer festivals at Banff, Alberta and Keystone, Colorado.