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educator , musician

Kevin Hugh Thompson, musician, educator. British Columbia Cultural Fund scholar, 1980, 82, 83, 84, Canada Council scholar, 1984.

Background

Thompson, Kevin Hugh was born on November 19, 1963 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Hugh and Nellie Walli (Fandrich) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Music, University Victoria, Canada, 1984. Diploma, University Toronto, 1985. Student, Banff Centre for Arts, 1991.

Student, Keystone Brass Institute, Canada, 1989. Student, Sandpoint Festival Summer Training Program, 1989. Studied with Eugene Dowling, 1984.

Studied with Denis Wick, Gordon Sweeney, John Clough, 1986.

Career

Freelance musician, Toronto, 1985-1987. Divisional music director Salvation Army, Seattle, 1987-1989. Trombonist, euphoniumist Foothills Brass Quintet, Calgary, Canada, 1989-1992.

Trombonist Cape Town (South Africa) Philharmonic Orchestra, since 1992. Brass lecturer University Western Cape, Cape Town, 1993-1997. Management consultant Cape Town Symphony, 1992-1996.

Free lance musician, South Africa, since 1992. Private instructor trombone, euphonium, tuba. Presenter workshops, clinics, since 1980.

Teacher summer schools Canada, United States.

Connections

father:
Hugh Thompson

mother:
Nellie Walli (Fandrich) Thompson