keyboardist, and oboist who graduated from McGill University in Montreal,
Quebec, in 1978, with a Bachelor’s degree in Music. He studied oboe with Peter Boman, Don Hyder, and Harry Sargous. While
still in Montreal, he worked as a church organist, taught oboe at his alma
mater and at Vanier College, and performed with Le Studio de Musique Ancienne, the McGill
Chamber Orchestra, and the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.
Assistant Principal English horn and oboe with the Edmonton Symphony
Orchestra in 1979. In addition,
he took on the responsibilities of Choir Master and Organist at St. Andrews
United Church. As if he didn’t
have enough on his plate, in 1980 he started up The Alberta Baroque
Ensemble, and he has been their Artistic Director ever since.
In 2001, he
was enshrined in the City of Edmonton’s Cultural Hall of Fame. He also received the Golden Jubilee
of Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Medal in 2002 and the Alberta
Centennial Medal in 2005.
He has served
as a Jury Member on the Edmonton Arts Council.
which he appears include The Alberta Baroque Ensemble’s Beautiful Baroque, Collaborations, and the Edmonton
Wind Ensemble’s, Snake Fence
Edmonton Wind Ensemble recordings
Snake Fence Country (Howard Cable)
SMCD 5165 (Snake Fence Country)
Conductor – Harry Pinchin