I am a professor in the Capilano University Jazz Studies Department where I serve as Academic Coordinator. I teach arranging, improvisation, and conducting. I also coach a variety of small ensembles, and direct Ensemble 306, a mixed vocal/instrumental ensemble dedicated to new music. Capilano is a great place to teach and work. We offer a B.Mus in Jazz Studies and attract some of Canada's most talented young musicians. The faculty are among the finest players and educators in the country.
Before coming to Cap full time I also taught at:
I am the co-founder & director of the annual
This is a concert series and summer jazz intensive held each July in Ladner and Tsawwassen BC.
2013 was our 10th annual event!
Above: Outdoor concert for SDJW students
Above: 2008 junior jazz ensemble at DCMS