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2017 Faculty

This year’s faculty is made up of an outstanding group of Guest Conductors, Master-Class Instructors and Sectional Instructors. The faculty is passionate about their art and strive to motivate and share with their students the joy of achievement in making music. They come to the workshop from universities, colleges, professional ensembles, and private and public schools in Canada and the United States. They serve as motivators and role models for the instrumentalists by teaching artistry, discipline and appreciation of formal study.

Summer Band Coordinator

Guest Conductors

  • Dr. Darrin Oehlerking Dr. Darrin Oehlerking | Top Level Conductor | Dr. Darrin Oehlerking is Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Music at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, where he conducts the Wind Orchestra, and teaches courses in Conducting, Wind Literature and Music Education. Read more about Darrin.
  • Kristin Stearn Kathie Van Lare | Third Level Conductor | Born and raised in Calgary, Kathie Van Lare received her B. Mus. (Secondary Music Education), Graduate Diploma in Fine Arts (Wind Band Conducting) and Teacher Certification from the University of Calgary. Read more about Kathie.
  • Kristin Stearn Kristin Stearn | Second Level Conductor | Kristin Stearn is the Band Director at Red Deer Lake School in Calgary, teaching 155 students in the band program from grades 6-9. In 2015, the grade 7 band at Red Deer Lake School was awarded a Gold award for adjudicator’s choice at the Alberta International Band Festival (South). Read more about Kristin
  • Sarah Drew Sarah Drew | First Level Conductor | Sarah Drew feels fortunate to be able to do what she loves each day. Having a lifelong passion for both music and young people, she teaches middle school general music, bands, choirs and guitar hoping to impact her student’s lives with the love and power of music. Read more about Sarah.

Master-Class Instructors

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Sectional Instructors

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