Cynda Fleming is a professional trumpet player in the Greater Toronto Area.

She has international experience performing in orchestras, brass bands, brass quintets, and as a soloist. After finishing her undergraduate degree in music, she found herself on a mountain in Switzerland marching with a brass band through the Alps. After she returned to Canada, she completed two Master of Music degrees at the University of Toronto, one in performance, and one in music education.

She has been teaching trumpet for 20 years in both Canada and in Switzerland. Cynda has studied with Robert Oades, Erik Schultz, Stephen Chenette, and Jeff Reynolds. She has performed in masterclasses for the Canadian Brass, Vincent Cichowicz, Anthony Plog, James Thompson, and Jens Lindemann, and has attended masterclasses given by such internationally renowned artists as: the Atlantic Brass Quintet, Tiger Okoshi, John Wallace, Allen Vizzutti, Michael Sachs, Fred Mills, Alison Balsom, and Adolph Herseth.

As well as performing, she also enjoys conducting and and composing. She directed the University of Toronto Trumpet Ensemble which performed several of her arrangements, and for the past 12 years she has directed and written all of the music for The C-flats, a student jazz group at Leaside United Church. She is currently rediscovering her love of brass band music by composing for the ensembles of the Hannaford Youth Program.

Education:

Bachelor of Music - Queen's University

Bachelor of Education - University of Western Ontario

Master of Music in Performance - University of Toronto

Master of Music in Education - University of Toronto

Current Ensembles:
Korean Community Symphony Orchestra

Director of the Leaside United Church Youth Jazz Ensemble, The C-flats