Tom Ingram received a Bachelor of Music in clarinet performance from the University of Manitoba in 2015. He studied clarinet with Naoum Gomon and served as principal clarinet of the university orchestra in addition to performing in various other ensembles and as a solo recitalist. From 2011 to 2016 he wrote and edited for the Manitoban, the student newspaper at the University of Manitoba, and from 2016-17 served as chair of the board of directors. He is currently an M.A. student in music theory at McGill University in Montreal, where his research focuses on analysis and performance, Schenkerian analysis, counterpoint, performance studies, and the music of Western Canada.
Caity Maskiew is going into their final year as an undergraduate student in the music history program at the University of Manitoba. They play clarinet and bass guitar and have an interest in orchestral conducting. Their research interests include feminist studies, queer theory, the world of orchestral conducting, music they listened to as an edgy teenager and music and philosophy. In their spare time Caity enjoys video games, playing with their band Nothing but a Fish, and long walks to the fridge.