I hold the principal bassoon position in 3 different organizations: the Canadian Opera Company, the Hamilton Philharmonic and the Grant Park Orchestra in Chicago.
My musical activities include performances with the National Ballet of Canada, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, New Music Concerts and the Ravinia Festival Orchestra in Chicago. As a soloist, I have performed with the Niagara Symphony, the New World Symphony, the National Repertory Orchestra in Colorado and the Waterloo Symphony in Iowa.
I have performed on recordings with the Canadian Opera Company and the Grammy-nominated Grant Park Orchestra as well as on radio broadcasts for CBC radio and Classical WFMT in Chicago. On top of these experiences, I have been involved in numerous film scores and recordings for the CBC and have performed at festivals in Banff, Heidelberg, Spoletto, Edinburgh, Japan, Taiwan and Korea.
I have received a MM from the Juilliard School, a BM and Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School. My principal teachers included K. David VanHoesen and Stephen Maxym.
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