Janice Thomson, oboe and English horn player in the Greater Miami Symphonic Band, fell to her death down a flight of stairs a few moments before the first concert of the season.
The orchestra reports: Our GMSB Family suffered a great loss this week. About 20 minutes before our season-opening concert on Sunday night, our wonderful Oboe/English Horn player, Janice Thomson, fell down a flight of stairs at Gusman Hall. She was transported to an area hospital by ambulance, followed by her husband and parents. Sadly, Janice succumbed to her injuries on Monday, November 11th.
Janice was 62.