Musician Bios

Andrea Weber Steckly – Violin, Vocals

Andrea holds a Bachelor of Music in Performance from University of Toronto, and a Master of Music in Performance from University of Western Ontario. She has played with the KW Symphony, the KW Musical Productions pit orchestra, and spent a decade as Concertmaster of the KW Chamber Orchestra. Andrea is also involved in diverse styles of church music and notably, played in the worship band for Mennonite World Conference in Paraguay in 2009. She sometimes fiddles at square dances, and has played her electric violin in classic and Celtic rock bands. Andrea has extensive experience teaching violin and piano.

Joe Orlando – Upright Bass, Guitar, Percussion

As a working bass player, Joe has performed and recorded with many artists and bands in styles ranging from Pop/Rock to Jazz to Latin. Joe has been the bass player for Double Exposure, Coming Of Age, and most recently, Lipstick Scream, as well as a variety of freelance work including playing in the pit orchestra for several musical theatre productions. Joe mentors new generations of musicians as a private instructor, teaching bass and guitar in his studio. He is currently the bass instructor at the University of Guelph. Joe has a Diploma in Applied Music from Mohawk College, and has studied with Willie Jarvis, Mike Farquarson and Steve Wallace.