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Alastair Kay

Alastair Kay

Head of Brass, Music

Alastair Kay, Head of the Brass Department is busy as an arranger, composer, clinician, and a virtuosic jazz and classical trombonist. Al has appeared with Canada’s leading orchestras, and has toured with the orchestras of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and the National Ballet.

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Mark Kelso

Mark Kelso

Head of Percussion, Music

Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, Mark Kelso has made Toronto his home for many years. A former student of Humber College, Mark has built his reputation around his ability to be a musical chameleon and has become one of the first call players in Canada. 

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Brad Klump

Brad Klump

Full-time Faculty, Music

Ethnomusicologist, composer, producer and guitarist, Brad Klump, received his Masters in Music Education at Indiana University and has undertaken PhD work in ethnomusicology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and York University.  

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Pat LaBarbera

Pat LaBarbera

Full-time Faculty, Music

Before moving to Canada from the U.S. in 1974, Pat LaBarbera toured and recorded with the Buddy Rich Big Band, of which he was a member from 1967 to 1974. During that time he played in every major city in the U.S., Europe and Japan.

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Kirk MacDonald

Kirk MacDonald

Full-time Faculty, Music

Kirk started to play the saxophone at age 10, and entered a High School Music Program studying saxophones, clarinet, flute, music theory and composition, graduating in 1977. At age 17, Kirk moved to Toronto where he attended Humber College. 

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Lisa Martinelli

Lisa Martinelli

Head of Voice, Music

Since moving to Toronto from Sault Ste. Marie in 1984, jazz vocalist Lisa Martinelli has been an active singer and educator. She is a freelance artist in the Toronto area where she leads her own jazz quintet. 

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Sharon B Moore

Sharon B Moore

Full-time Faculty, Theatre Performance

Sharon B. Moore creates as a choreographer, director, and movement coach for dance, film, theatre, and circus. She is an award-winning creator and performer working for companies around the world.

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Andrew Mullin

Andrew Mullin

Full-time Faculty, Music

Andrew completed his undergraduate degree in Jazz Drums and Music Technology in 2006 and continued his studies at McGill University obtaining his Masters of Music in Sound Recording in 2008.

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Dave Neill

Dave Neill

Full-Time Faculty, Music

Born and raised in Ottawa, saxophonist Dave Neill moved to Toronto in 1995 to pursue a jazz performance degree from the University of Toronto, where he studied with Alex Dean and Mike Murley.

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Mark Promane

Mark Promane

Head of Woodwinds, Music

Mark is known as a versatile saxophonist, woodwind doubler, arranger, composer, conductor and clinician. He is the head of the woodwind department at Humber College in Toronto.

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Ted Quinlan

Ted Quinlan

Head of Guitar, Music

Ted is the Head of the Guitar Department at Humber College and is regarded as one of the most versatile guitar players in Canada. His skills are highly in demand as a jazz player, session musician, writer and educator.

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Ted Rosnick

Ted Rosnick

Part-time Faculty, Music Business

Ted Rosnick has been a leading music producer in the Canadian advertising industry for the last 41 years. During this time in the business, Rosnick has produced thousands of music tracks and sound tracks for TV and radio commercials and films, both in Canada and globally.

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