from Grande Prairie, Alberta, who attended Arizona State University, where
his mentors included Ronald Dekant and Ernest Dalwood. In
1989, he joined the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, and now serves as
Assistant Principal Clarinet. He
also appeared on the Edmonton Wind Ensemble’s 1997 album, Snake Fence Country.
with whom he has worked include the Arizona State University Symphony
Orchestra, the Edmonton Youth Orchestra, the Mexico City Philharmonic, the
Phoenix Symphony, and the St. Cecilia Orchestra.
February 2001, he helped premiere Robert Rosen’s “Glimpses of
Grace” at The Winspear Centre for the Arts in
tandem with the St. Crispin’s Chamber Ensemble. He also plays bass clarinet, as he
did for the University of Alberta’s 2008-2009 New Music series, performing
works by composers such as Howard Bashaw, Mark Hannesson, and Andriy Talpash.
January 2009, he reunited with St. Crispin’s Chamber Ensemble for a
concert at Amber’s Brewery in a program that included “Concerto
for Two Clarinets in D minor” by Georg Philipp Telemann.
Edmonton Wind Ensemble recordings
Snake Fence Country (Howard Cable)
SMCD 5165 (Snake Fence Country)
Conductor – Harry Pinchin