2019 Course

  • Guest conductor: Tom Davoren (Wales)

(Associate Conductor/Composer of acclaimed Fairey Band/Desford Colliery, Associate Lecturer/Director of Bands University of Salford)

  • Guest Percussion Director and Soloist: Dr. Andrea Venet (U.S.A.)

(Assistant Professor of Percussion, Department Head, University of North Florida, Escape Ten – acclaimed percussion duo)

  • Guest soloist: Joanna Ross-Hershey (U.S.A.)

(President of the International Women’s Brass Conference, Associate Professor of Tuba/Euphonium at the University of North Carolina)

  • Guest soloist: Tom Hutchinson (England)

(Principle Cornet of the Cory Band – #1 ranked brass band in the world for the past 11 years)

  • Guest soloist: Dean McNeill (Canada)

(Award winning Canadian trumpet player/composer/Yamaha artist, Artistic Director of the Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra, Professor University of Saskatchewan)

  • Guest Jazz Artist: Sarah Thawer (Canada)

(Award winning Canadian Drummer, World Percussionist, composer and clinician, Yamaha Artist, Remo Endorsee)