Its founders include Jim Legge, principal violist of the Saskatoon Symphony, Sara Spigott, freelance musician and Saskatoon Public Schools band teacher, cellist and studio teacher Scott McKnight, and Stephanie Unverricht
principal bassoon with the Saskatoon Symphony.
In 1954 the Gesellschaft fur Musikforschung invited a competition on the question: What is the meaning of the signs wedge, stroke and dot in Mozart's autographs and first editions; did Mozart intend a differentiation, and how should the signs be reproduced in new editions?' Of the five answers published by Barenreiter in 1957,(3) four scholars - Hermarnn Keller, Hubert Unverricht
, Oswald Jonas and Alfred Kreutz - pointed up distinct differences between stroke and dot (all were agreed that the wedge is simply a printer's equivalent for the stroke).