In 1984 John McGregor took on the position of Principal Trumpet of the East York Symphony Orchestra, now known as Orchestra Toronto. Shortly afterwards he took on the positions of Stage Manager and Librarian and eventually also has become the Personnel Manager. He studied music at the University of Toronto and Education at the University of Western Ontario. He recently retired as a Music teacher for the TDSB after 32 years. He now takes on some Occasional teaching along with more music projects. He and his wife (teacher) have a daughter, who is also becoming a teacher. John is enjoying his time with the orchestra and is happy to spend time on projects for the orchestra.