In October 1997, Jamie Sommerville was selected to become the new Principal Horn of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. This prestigious appointment caps a remarkable string of successes in all facets of horn playing. Jamie occupies the Helen Sagoff Slosberg/Edna S. Kalman Chair at the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He was formerly principal horn with the Montreal Symphony, solo horn with the Canadian Opera Company Orchestra and with Symphony Nova Scotia. He has been a featured artist at all major Canadian chamber festivals including Vancouver, Parry Sound, and Orford. He has toured through Canada, the United States and Europe.