I have been composing and arranging music since 2000 and have been teaching the Art of Music since 2002. In 2009, I felt discontented with the "traditional" ways of teaching Recorder to students in school. I could not find any other way of teaching Recorder unless I wrote my own methods into books. With this new initiative, I have and continue to arrange many pieces of 3 and 4 part recorder ensembles, of some of which are flexible arrangements. I found these methods as an excellent way of targeting the ever changing specific needs of Students, Teachers and other Music Lovers. In addition, to helping their progression through learning to read notation, play the recorder and play other instruments; the books I have created help the teacher deliver a Canadian based Recorder Curriculum.
Using a Model-Oriented approach to teaching music; I find that students learn faster when music is demonstrated through visual and audible stimuli. Working closely with students, I focus on expanding on their personal strengths by slowly introducing new concepts at a pace they are capable of absorbing the knowledge into their own skills. I personally try to focus using the most up-to-date material available to me. Sometimes going over and beyond, to introduce new concepts into the curriculum that may not be readily available to teachers. I find that written exams do not benefit my students and therefore have incorporated an on-going progressive assessment; As this works the best for Music Students and the Arts. This method of progressive assessment has been a success and the students seem more involved in learning, teaching others, and are generally happier during and outside classes.
I have had my arrangements published through The Coalition for Music Education in Canada (http://musicmakesus.ca ), and the Canadian Hero Fund's http://11for11.ca, where my arrangement of The Trew's Highway of Heroes sparked them to create a Nationwide school initiative. My compositions and arrangements have been performed in schools across Canada.
In 2000, I graduated from The University of Toronto, Faculty of Music. There, I studied arranging under famed Canadian jazz legend Phil Nimmons.
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