Bram Gielen is an award-winning
composer, lyricist, arranger, and multi-instrumentalist living in
Toronto. As a theatre artist, he has received commissions from the
Canadian Music Theatre Project and Acting Up Stage; as an
instrumentalist and arranger, he has collaborated with such artists
as Guido Basso, Patricia O'Callaghan, DIANA, and Weaves; his film
music has been heard at international festivals in Cannes, Toronto,
Seattle, Tokyo, and Melbourne, to name only a few.
Live in Brighton
Todd Lefever is a skilled and
respected guitarist, songwriter, recording artist and teacher.
Experienced and versatile, he is accomplished in several musical
This Medicine Hat native studied
classical guitar at Medicine Hat College, then went on to major in
performance at the prestigious Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton.
He spent several years touring Canada and the United States with
Lisa Dodd and Shameless, and played lead guitar with EMI recording
artists Alpha Galates. While teaching guitar for four years at the
Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music, Todd was a member of
the critically acclaimed Lyle Rebbeck Jazz Quartet. He later became
lead guitarist for Juno-nominated, pop-rock singer and songwriter,
Fefe Dobson, with whom he toured in both Canada and the United
States. In recent years Todd has performed in Toronto and southern
Ontario with The Soundtastics, The Mick McKenzie Band and ProCon,
and with singer MacKenzie Porter.
Todd’s heart is soundly rooted in
the art of teaching of music to all levels of developing musicians.
He has been teaching in Toronto, both in a classroom setting and as
a private instructor for over twenty years. His lessons are
comprehensive and fun, and can cover any number of music styles
including rock/metal, pop, blues, jazz, country, folk, and
Clayton's love for teaching comes from the joy
that music has brought him throughout the entirety of his life, and
the desire to share it with others. Clayton has been a professional
performing and recording artist for over 20 years, and an
instructor for 10.
Starting his career in 1999 as a side musician to
Borealis recording artist Angus Finnan, Clayton's musical
experience has crossed many genres. He's also worked as a side
musician and session player to such acts as legendary children's
entertainer Washboard Hank, rock-a-billy Hall of Famer Ronnie
Hayward, Petunia and Jimmy Bowskill.
He currently performs with Dave Mowat & the
Curbside Shuffle Blues band, Brendt Thomas Diabo, and the
Quickshifters (Hillbilly Boogie/Rockabilly/Swing dance).
PM2022-23 Mon Americana
PM2022-23 Wed Roots 'n Blues
Teaches elsewhere on Wednesdays till 5:30pm
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