Program Coordinator – Senior Programs
Born and raised in Prince George, Joel Stobbe has received his Artistic Diploma of Music Performance from the Augsburg Conservatory of Music in Germany, regularly performing as soloist and with chamber groups in Germany, France and Italy. Upon his return to Canada, Joel was a founding member of the Borealis String Quartet (2000-2005). He toured with the quartet, giving performances throughout Canada and the United States, with frequent broadcasts on radio and television. In addition to regular quartet activities, Joel enjoyed giving educational concerts and masterclasses to young people from Dawson City to New York City. Joel is currently the principal cellist of the Vancouver Island Symphony, and enjoys an active career giving frequent concerts as soloist and chamber musician.