He is a horn player who began his musical studies in
the St. Catherine’s public school system during the 1960s and later
continued his studies in the National Youth Orchestra of Canada and at the
University of Toronto.
He performed with the St. Catherines Youth Orchestra
and the Niagara Symphony during the late 1960s/early 1970s and in 1973 he
became a member of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra. In he 1977 rose to the position of Assistant
Principal Horn and has remained in that position ever since. He has also played with several
other orchestras and ensembles during his career to date and these include
the Banff School of Fine Arts Orchestra, The Citadel Theatre Orchestra, the
Edmonton Wind Ensemble, the Hamilton Opera and the New York Symphony.
He is a co-founder and co-ordinator of Capital Brass
and has been Executive of the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Symphony
Orchestra and sat on several of their committees.
Wind Ensemble recordings
Snake Fence Country (Howard Cable)
CBC Records SMCD 5165 (CD:
Snake Fence Country)
Conductor – Harry Pinchin
Liner Notes: Snake Fence Country