Young Leadership Council

Are you interested in sharing your love for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Winspear Centre with other young people across Edmonton?

Do you want to help your communities engage and connect with music and the Orchestra? Would you like the opportunity to provide meaningful feedback on Winspear concerts and events?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, please consider applying to join our Young Leadership Council. The YLC’s mandate is to support the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and Winspear through outreach, ambassadorship, and sharing feedback on Winspear and ESO events and concerts. You will also have the opportunity to log your volunteer hours and earn free tickets to concerts!


Applicants must:

  • Be 18 - 29 years old
  • Reside in Edmonton or the surrounding area

Preference will be given to those who:

  • Have a curiosity about music or the arts, and an interest in giving back to the community
  • Have a desire to develop and apply leadership and teamwork skills
  • Have prior engagement in community service and/or a strong desire to become involved
  • Are self-motivated and able to make a reasonable commitment of time


Young Leadership Council positions entail up to a 10 hour/month commitment. Some projects the council will be working on include: outreach events, advocacy for Winspear events, volunteering at concerts, and other ad hoc projects. Council members can expect to attend monthly meetings on the 4th Thursday of each month from 6-7 PM.

How to Apply:

In order to apply, please email a cover letter detailing your reasons for wanting to join the Council, your resume, and any questions you have to We will be accepting applications until June 30th 2020, but recommend that applications be submitted as soon as possible as YLC positions are limited.

Young Leadership Council Member List

Last Updated: September 2, 2020

Rhiannon Nelson

Alicia Slusarchuk

Michelle Luong

Anastasia Cipko
Christina Nawrot
Drew Delbaere
Geoff Li
Lydia Metzger
Matthieu Gauthier
Micha Poworoznik
Saoirse Cipko
Sukhmani Saggu